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The Folly, in support of the Stay-at-Home ordinance, will keep both the Folly Theater and its administrative offices closed through Friday, May 15th, with the hopes to reopen on Monday, May 18th.
As announced on Saturday, March 21, 2020 Kansas City, MO and surrounding counties are subject to a Stay-At-Home Order effective Tuesday, March 24th at 12:01 AM. In compliance with the city’s new order, the Folly Theater and the Administration Offices will be temporarily closed until said order is lifted.
the Folly Theater is currently working with its rental clients and performers to postpone or cancel any performances or events at the Folly through May 9th.
The Folly Theater has been closely monitoring reports of COVID-19 (the Coronavirus) each day, and feel that at this time with the Mayor’s declaration of a State of Emergency, it is most prudent for us to consider the health and welfare of our patrons, volunteers, staff, crew, and performers as our highest priority. Therefore the Folly Theater will be closed for events and gathering through April 3rd.
Mayor Quinton Lucas has recently announced a state of emergency for the City of Kansas City, MO. Part of the announcement includes the cancellation of any event with over 1,000 individuals in attendance.
At the Folly Theater, The health, safety, and security of our guests, performers, staff, and volunteers is our highest priority. We are closely monitoring the evolving Coronavirus through updates from local, state, and federal officials. The Folly Theater continues to welcome guests to our venue, and have implemented preventative measures inline with CDC and local health authorities guidelines.