Enjoying Australian Theatre Safely

Following the latest announcement from the NSW Government regarding the Greater Sydney two-week lockdown, Griffin Theatre Company will contact all affected ticket holders from Monday 28 June regarding your bookings.

We thank you for your patience at this time.

Stay safe.

The Griffs

To ensure the safety, comfort and enjoyment of your theatre experience, Griffin has developed a comprehensive COVID-Safe plan in accordance with current NSW government health recommendations. Please note that as NSW guidelines are continually changing, we will update our plan as they occur.

Have a read of our show-specific COVID-procedures to learn more about the measures we’re putting in place to ensure your safety at our upcoming performances. If you’ve still got questions, feel free to reach out to Griffin’s wonderful Box Office team at [email protected], or on (02) 9361 3817.

At the SBW Stables Theatre

Please note that the SBW Stables Theatre is temporarily closed until Friday 30 July. As NSW guidelines are continually changing, we will update our plan accordingly. If you have any questions, please contact our friendly Box Office team.

Seating & Capacity

  • The SBW Stables Theatre is running at a reduced capacity of 1 person per 4 square metres.
  • Seating in the theatre will remain general admission, however, please sit on one of the designated coloured spots provided to maintain social distancing. 

Face Masks

  • Griffin Theatre Company mandates the use of face masks throughout the entire venue. You will be allowed to remove your face mask to eat and drink but must place it back after you’ve finished.

Box Office

  • Your ticket(s) will be emailed to you in the form of a confirmation email. Please note that our Box Office will be completely contactless and tickets will therefore not be available on the door. Make sure to plan ahead for your visit by having your ticket ready to go on your device’s screen!

Food and Beverage

  • The Penny Cook Bar will be open before each performance for the purchase of drinks and snacks. We ask you to move directly to your seats in the theatre after purchasing an item.

Hand Sanitiser

  • There will be sanitiser stations set up in the Foyer of the Stables and we encourage you to use them when entering and exiting the venue!

Contact Tracing

  • Everyone who attends is required by law to register for contact tracing at the entrance of the venue.
  • We will have QR codes at the ready, so you can register with your phone!
  • By registering on arrival, you agree to follow our COVID-Safe plan and to follow direction from staff.
  • Griffin Theatre Company is required to hold the names and contact details of all patrons for 28 days. These are held securely and destroyed after 28 days.

Cloak Room

  • The cloak room will be closed, so please refrain from bringing large bags and other bulky items to the theatre.

Venue Cleaning

  • All spaces in the SBW Stables will be thoroughly cleaned before and after each performance. This includes but is not limited to: the seating banks, bathrooms, foyer, stairwell and bar.
For 'Prima Facie'

Please note that Seymour Centre is temporarily closed until Friday 30 July, and our season of Prima Facie by Suzie Miller. As NSW guidelines are continually changing, both Griffin and Seymour Centre will update COVID-Safe plans accordingly. If you have any questions, please contact our friendly Box Office team.

Like Griffin, the Seymour Centre also have a comprehensive COVID-Safe plan to ensure that your visit is safe and enjoyable. For the most up-to-date information, please visit the Seymour Centre website.