Coronavirus - Franklin-Theatre

A Message to Our Patrons on COVID-19

Updated 12:30 PM  5/21/20

A Message to Our Patrons Regarding Our Response to COVID-19

We thank you for your continued support and patronage of the Franklin Theatre and remain committed to bringing you the best entertainment experience, while also seeing to the health and safety of our staff, volunteers, artists, and visitors during the recent coronavirus outbreak.

The Franklin Theatre will remain closed through May 31, 2020. All events through that time have been cancelled or rescheduled, and June concerts have been postponed or rescheduled.  If you purchased tickets to an event during this time, you should have received an email regarding your ticketed event. We are continuing to confirm new dates with artists and their representatives. We hope you will join us for a rescheduled event, however, if you would like a refund please contact our Box Office at 615-538-2076, boxoffice@franklintheatre.com.

Consider donating your tickets, as well, as a tax-deductible gift to The Franklin Theatre. Your gift helps support our mission of bringing world-class entertainment to our community and beyond.

Our Box Office is operating under regular Box Office hours, though remotely: Sunday-Monday 12 PM - 5 PM, Tuesday - Saturday 11 AM - 6 PM. 

Update on Programming:

May 2: Lynda Carter - Postponed, Date to be announced

May 6: John Sebastian - Rescheduled to October 1

May 16: The Weight Band - Postponed

June 4-5: BJ Thomas - Rescheduled to March 26-27, 2021

June 6: The Glenn Miller Band - Postponed

June 12: The Seldom Scene - Postponed

June 20: Henry Cho - Rescheduled to May 1, 2021

June 26: Chubby Checker - Rescheduled for March 6, 2021

July 25: Hot Tuna - Postponed

FOR CURRENT CALENDAR OF EVENTS VISIT FRANKLINTHEATRE.COM

For all other upcoming events, current ticket holders will be notified of any updates via email. Updates will also be provided via email newsletter, social media and our website at www.franklintheatre.com/coronavirus.

We continue to monitor the outbreak of the coronavirus and are working closely with the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and local health and government officials for additional precautionary measures. The safety of our staff, guests and artists is of the highest priority, and we have implemented increased cleaning, disinfecting and safety protocols at the theatre and have been providing guidance to staff, artists, and guests on the best ways to prevent illness. We will continue to do so for the foreseeable future.

If you would like to know more about how we are continuing to respond to any new developments in the outbreak, please visit our website at franklintheatre.com/coronavirus which will be updated regularly. 

For questions, feel free to email info@franklintheatre.com or call us at 615.538.2076.

As much as we care about creating memorable experiences for our patrons, we care even more about supporting the Heritage Foundation, the city of Franklin and Williamson county’s efforts to maintain a safe environment during these times that try us all. Thank you for your support. We look forward to seeing you soon.

Sincerely,

Paul T. Couch

Executive Director

 

Additional Resources

Williamson County Health Department Safety Update Centers for Disease Control Information and Prevention

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Situation Summary (CDC)

2019-nCoV: Clinical Disease & Transmission (Vanderbilt)

Metro Nashville Public Health Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Response and Information

Tennessee Coronavirus Public Information Line: 1-877-857-2945
Available 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily

Recommendations for Disease Prevention

  • Wash your hands frequently for a minimum of 20 seconds.
  • In the absence of soap and water use an alcohol based hand sanitizer.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth.
  • Stay home when you are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe.
  • CDC does not recommend that people who are well wear a facemask to protect themselves.
  • Facemasks should be used by people who show symptoms of COVID-19.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not readily available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol. Always wash hands with soap and water if hands are visibly dirty.