We are incredibly excited to return to indoor performances at the Yates Memorial Centre! The live entertainment industry has been hit hard by the pandemic, so it is of the utmost importance for New West Theatre to come back safely. We are pleased to be taking the necessary steps to continue to entertain Southern Alberta audiences in 2021 and beyond.

Here are some key points to note when purchasing your tickets for upcoming performances:

 General New West Theatre Policies

  • Doors will open 1 hour prior to show time – please arrive early to have proof of vaccination checked, purchase 50/50, and visit our concession.
  • Tickets will now be scanned to limit points of contact.
  • Masks are required to be worn inside the Yates Memorial Centre at all times, including during the duration of the performance.
  • Following the Alberta Restrictions Exemption Program guidelines, assigned indoor seating will distanced when possible, but the performances may be sold to capacity.

Covid-19 Guidelines

  • Masks are required to be worn inside the Yates Memorial Centre at all times, including for the duration of the performance.
  • Please observe social distancing etiquette in common spaces, such as the lobby or bathrooms.
  • The Yates Memorial Centre and New West Theatre are participating in the Restrictions Exemption Program.
        • Guests 12+ must show proof of vaccination.
        • OR a privately paid negative Rapid Test, within 48 hours of arrival.
        • Guests 18+ must show proof of ID with their QR Code.
For more information regarding the Restrictions Exemption Program, which outlines valid proof of vaccination and valid privately paid negative Covid tests, please visit the Government of Alberta’s website
We appreciate your help in returning to the stage safely and look forward to seeing you in our audience. For any question or concerns regarding the guidelines listed above or general inquiries please contact Sheri Becker, General Manager at
For more information about the implementation of the Restriction Exemption Program, please visit


1002 – 4 Ave South
Lethbridge, AB
(403) 381-9378