Public Health Update

May 8, 2020

Due to the ongoing situation with Covid-19 and following the directives of Dr. Bonnie Henry, provincial health officer, all events until September 1, 2020 at the Royal Theatre and the McPherson Playhouse will be rescheduled or cancelled. Our team is working extremely hard and is in constant contact with presenters and promoters about the affected performances. To the affected ticket buyers, do not worry about your tickets. We will be in contact in the coming weeks.

The administration office continues to be open virtually. The members of the admin team are working from home and are available by email. Please visit: for contact info.

The Royal Theatre Box Office is closed.

The McPherson Playhouse Box Office continues to operate with reduced hours, limited staff and is closed for in-person transactions. The McPherson Box Office can be reached by phone at 250.386.6121 or toll-free at 1.888.717.6121 or by email at The Box office phone line and email will be monitored Monday to Friday from 10am to 5pm and will be closed for lunch from 1:30pm to 2pm.

We thank you for your patience as we are experiencing a high volume of email and phone calls and we are working to respond to you as quickly as we can.

We look forward to the day when the theatres will be able to re-open and we will once again be able to gather to experience unforgettable arts and entertainment.

See the following sites for more information:

Island Health -

Public Health Agency of Canada —

BC Centre for Disease Control —

World Health Organization —

RMTS COVID-19 Safety Plan

The Royal Theatre, McPherson Playhouse and Royal & McPherson Theatres Society (RMTS) Administration Office are currently closed to the public.

To ensure the safety of our employees and contractors the RMTS has implemented a COVID-19 Safety Plan as per WorkSafeBC recommendations. Below you will find a link to the full plan. If you have any questions or concerns please direct them to your manager or your RMTS main contact.


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