It is our hope that all patrons who visit the Auditorium
Theatre have a pleasant experience. To
assure the enjoyment of a performance for all, please follow the guidelines
Cell Phones: Please turn off your cell phone (and
other electronic devices) or turn it to silent (not vibrate) mode, prior to the
start of a performance. Do not text, use
internet, engage in social media, play games or make calls during a
performance. If an emergency call comes
in, please exit your seat. Cell phones
should only be used during appropriate times at the start and end of a show or
during intermission. The glow and sounds
of a cell phone are distracting to both performers and patrons.
Fragrances: There are a number of patrons with severe
allergies to strongly scented perfumes and colognes. Please use sparingly prior to a performance
to prevent breathing concerns among patrons with these allergies and sensitivities.
Smoking: While smoking is not permitted in the venue,
if you choose to smoke before, during or after a performance, please stand away
from entrances and exits so that other patrons are not exposed and so smoke
does not enter the building.
Attire: Out of respect for performers and patrons,
please refrain from wearing hats or larger hair styles which may block the view
of those sitting around you.
Personal Belongings: Please bring minimal belongings
into the Theatre with you, and be sure they are kept within the confines of
your seating location.
Late Arrivals and Early Exits: Many shows have a "hold"
at the top of the show and sometimes throughout, during which time patrons may
not be seated. Please arrive on time to
a performance to avoid a delay in seating and disrupting other patrons. If you must leave your seat at any point
during a show, please wait until an appropriate applause or scene change so not
to distract performers or patrons around you.
Noise: Please refrain from talking, humming, singing
along or whispering during a performance (unless encouraged to do so by a
performer) so not to distract those around you.
Any wrappers or zippers should be taken care of prior to the start of a
Trash/Recycling: We take pride in the cleanliness and
historical appearance of our building.
Please return all trash and recycling to the provided receptacles in the
lobby following a performance.
Photo/Video: Photos and video are not permitted at
most performance. Please refrain from
recording or taking photographs unless otherwise informed. Members of the media are sometimes an
exception to the rule but are given specific guidelines to follow.
Children: Unless attending a children's show, our
general guidelines for the appropriate age of a child is 6+ unless content is
deemed appropriate for an older age.
Please be considerate of other patrons if your child is unable to sit
still and quietly through a performance.
Aisles & Railings: Please keep all aisles,
stairways and railings free of personal items and concessions. Blocking an
aisle is a fire hazard and placing items on a balcony railing can cause damage
to electronic equipment and could potentially fall, injuring a patron on the
Live theater productions are community events and compliance with the theatre's etiquette guidelines is crucial to allow audience members to fully enjoy and participate in the experience. At the discretion of Management, RBTL reserves the right to eject any person if that person is too loud, disruptive, fails to comply with the etiquette guidelines, exhibits behavior that threatens or interferes with other patrons or person in the theatre or risks damage to the venue.