COVID-19

Published Date: 13/05/2020

Updated May 13, 2020

The Manitoba Centennial Centre which includes; Centennial Concert Hall, Manitoba Museum and other properties is closed to the public until further notice.

Touring and local event updates centennialconcerthall.com

Alice Cooper – Rescheduled to November 19, 2020 – More info

for King & Country – Rescheduled to August 18, 2020 – More info

JNF Negev Gala – Rescheduled to October 27, 2020 – More info at JNF.ca/Winnipeg

Mini Pop Kids Live! Bright Lights Concert Tour – May 24 – Postponed – More info

Musique et arts en fête – March 17, 2020, School Concert – Cancelled – More info

I did It For Love – Luminous CD release party – March 27 – Postponed – More info

Doreen Bissett School of Dance Recital and on sale has bee postponed – More info

Evolution Dance Company Recital and on sale has been postponed – More info

Exhale Dance Studio Recital and on sale has been postponed – More info

Encore Dance Studio Recital and on sale has been postponed – More info

Kick it Dance Studio Recitals and on sale has been postponed – More info

L.A. Dance Academy Recitals and on sale has been postponed – More info

Marquis Dance Academy Recitals and on sale has been postponed – More info

Selkirk Dance Studio Recital and on sale has been postponed – More info

Shelley Shearer School of Dance Recitals and on sale has been postponed – More info

WSO has cancelled shows or postponed the following

Shostakovich’s Sixth Symphony (Mar 20): Cancelled

Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto (Mar 20 & 21): Cancelled

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire™ in Concert (Apr 4 & 5): Postponed until September 25 & 26, 2020.

Crazy for You: in Concert (Apr 17 – 19): Cancelled

Beethoven’s 5th & Berlioz (April 24-25): Cancelled

Te’Pakohp (Jun 21): Rescheduled to May 16, 2021

Summer Nights in South America(Jun 24): Rescheduled to future date in 2020-21 season (TBA)

Back Down the Danube(Jun 28): Rescheduled to June 27, 2021

Thorgy Thor & the Thorchestra (Jul 2): Postponed to future date to be announced

Visit WSO.ca for more information and order inquiries

Manitoba Opera
The Manitoba Opera has cancelled performances of Carmen, scheduled for March 28, 31 and April 3, 2020 – More info at mbopera.ca

Royal Winnipeg Ballet
80 Years – A Retrospective scheduled for May 6-10, 2020 has been cancelled, order detail options and full statement at RWB.org and the RWB box office 204-956-2792.

Manitoba Museum Updates
www.manitobamuseum.ca

Royal MTC Updates
www.royalmtc.ca

2020 Winnipeg Fringe Festival Updates
www.WinnipegFringe.com

Art Space Updates
www.Art-space.ca


March 17, 2020 Update

Box Office update:
As of March 17, 2020 the Box Office (555 Main Street) is closed to the public for in person inquiries. Phone inquiries to 204-949-3999 will be met with a Voice Message, staff will return your call, but it may take some time due to the volume of inquiries.

Centennial Concert Hall touring and local events
If you have a order inquiry for a touring concert or local event sold through centennialconcerthall.com, review event pages for postponement info and please email help@tixit.ca for order inquiries.

WSO
For WSO inquiries please email boxoffice@wso.mb.ca or call 204-949-3999 or visit WSO.ca

RWB
For Royal Winnipeg Ballet inquiries, please visit rwb.org

Manitoba Opera
For Manitoba Opera, please visit mbopera.ca


Public Announcement from the administration of the Manitoba Centennial Centre Corporation

The Manitoba Centennial Centre Corporation (MCCC), a crown corporation, is responsible for the operation of the Manitoba Centennial Centre.

With respect to the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak:

Effective immediately: Public access to the Centennial Centre will be restricted for a period of 30 days. This directive applies to the Centennial Centre proper which includes the Centennial Concert Hall, Planetarium, Science Gallery and the Manitoba Museum.

Employees of The Centennial Centre Corporation, The Manitoba Museum, The Association of Manitoba Museums, The Manitoba Opera and The Manitoba Technology Accelerator will continue to have access to the centre and will be encourage to explore alternative work arrangements for their staff.

The MCCC is committed to providing essential services to maintain the functional operation of the facility for as long as it is safe for our employees to do so.

All performances in the Centennial Concert Hall or attendance to The Manitoba Museum have been suspended until April 15, 2020. An assessment of our ability to re-open the centre will be made two weeks prior to the April 15th deadline at which time the possibility of extending the closure could be made.

Monthly parkers using the MCCC Parking Garage will continue to have access to the garage. Those needing access to City Hall from the Centennial Centre will be required to use the South / West exit into the central courtyard to proceed to City Hall. The Centennial Centre concourse doors leading to the underground tunnel connecting City Hall to the Centennial Centre will be closed effective Monday March 23rd.

For this and additional information regarding the operation of the Centennial Centre please check our corporate website at www.mbccc.ca/

Thank you.
Robert Olson Chief Executive Officer
Manitoba Centennial Centre Corporation


March 16, 2020

The Manitoba Opera has cancelled performances of Carmen, scheduled for March 28, 31 and April 3, 2020. More info


March 13, 2020 update

Alice Cooper – April 11, 2020 – Postponed – More info

for King & Country – March 18, 2020 – Postponed – More info

WSO cancels all shows until March 31, 2020; including performances at Centennial Concert Hall on March 13, 14, 15, 20 & 21 – More info

Musique et arts en fête – March 17, 2020, School Concert – Cancelled – More info

I did It For Love – Luminous CD release party – March 27 – Postponed – More info

Manitoba Opera Continues to monitor Covid-19 – More Info

L.A. Dance on sale date postponed to April 25, 2020 from March 14, 2020

Royal MTC has cancelled all performances of A Thousand Splendid Suns – March 19 – April 11, 2020 More info

Manitoba Museum to close temporarily starting March 14, 2020 – More info


March 12, 2020 update

As the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation evolves, the Manitoba Centennial Centre Corporation continues to closely monitor developments locally and globally.  We are following official guidance from the Canadian Government and Manitoba Government.

We want to re-assure everyone that the safety of our audiences, artists, employees is our priority.  Currently, our performance halls, offices, parking garage and other public spaces remain open. Should the need to postpone or cancel shows or events arise, we will issue a notice on our website and inform ticket buyers. Any decision to postpone or cancel shows or events will be made based on verified information and directives issued by the appropriate public health authorities.

With respect to immediate operational modifications to minimize the potential spread of this virus, we are or will be increasing our efforts in the following areas:

  • Expanding and increasing the frequency of cleaning/sanitizing public areas within the Centennial Concert Hall
  • Increasing the availability and accessibility of hand sanitizer
  • Expanding signage to inform the public of personal measures that they can be taken to minimize the spread of this virus
  • Updating our Corporate and Centennial Concert Hall websites with the latest official positions regarding the virus and how to reduce the chance of contracting it.
  • Working closely with government for guidance related to general access to public spaces

Regarding performances at Centennial Concert Hall

  • Our current agreements with artists and promoters address cancellations but we recognize the Covid-19 virus may present unique circumstances to consider.
  • With respect to individual ticket purchases from centennialconcerthall.com; all current policies applicable to the purchase of a ticket remain in effect. In the case of rescheduled events, original tickets will be honoured and refunds applicable to those who cannot make the new date. Events that are cancelled with no rescheduled date; patrons will receive notice regarding refunds by email.
  • The Manitoba Opera, Royal Winnipeg Ballet and Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra have their own ticketing systems. They may have differing policies related to cancellations and rescheduled events. We encourage you to visit their website and those of the Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre, Artspace and Manitoba Museum for a complete perspective of the Centennial Centre.

Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra www.wso.ca

Royal Winnipeg Ballet www.RWB.org

Manitoba Opera www.mbopera.ca

Manitoba Museum www.manitobamuseum.ca

Royal MTC www.royalmtc.ca

Art Space www.Art-space.ca

MCCC cares about keeping our communities healthy. We need your attention and help to stay as prepared as possible. What patrons can do to assist.

  • If you are experiencing sneezing, coughing, or fever, please stay home.
  • Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when coughing or sneezing (or an elbow or shoulder if no tissue is available)
  • Consider elbow bumps or perhaps jazz hands instead of handshakes.
  • Avoid touching your face with your hand(s)

Should conditions change with respect to venue access or show cancellation, please check our websites for the latest updates that may impact our operations, www.mbccc.ca and www.CentennialConcertHall.com.

Government Updates
For updates regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus disease) and how it is spreading, follow the links below. The links include helpful personal hygiene tips and other preventative information, we all have a role to play in preventing the spread of COVID-19.

Government of Canada website

Manitoba Government website

World Health Organization