BANGOR — Live performances have returned to the Penobscot Theatre Company for the first time in about 20 months.
Acting Artistic Director Tricia Hobbs said the company put on virtual shows throughout the pandemic, but they are thrilled to welcome people back into the theatre.
Hobbs said all audience members must show proof of vaccination or have a negative PCR COVID test within 72 hours or a rapid test completed they day of.
She said everyone is required to wear masks as well.
Hobbs said they have completed renovations throughout the last 20 months, and they are excited to show them to theatre goers.
“We really hope that patrons coming back into the opera house feel a sense of community, excitement,” Hobbs said. “It’s just nice to gather together again when it’s been so long and find a little hope and joy in the holidays.”
The group is putting on two different shows for the holiday season.
“Miracle on 34th Street” opened Nov. 18 and runs through Dec. 26, and “Who’s Holiday!” runs from Dec. 2 to Dec. 26.
For tickets, you can visit penobscottheatre.org or call the box office at 207-942-3333.