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The Benvenuti Performing Arts Center in Natomas offers a vital and dynamic program of theatre and the performing arts by hosting, creating or producing live performances that inspire, challenge, and empower artists, students and audiences in the greater Sacramento community. "Ben Arts" serves as a link between the education and arts communities and enriches the cultural life of our society through productions that do not just entertain, but make you think.

Covid-19 Attendance Requirements

Below are the requirements for all patrons attending any performance at the Benvenuti Performing Arts Center and Black Box Theatre.  If there are any questions regarding any of these protocols, please contact us at


  • Venue capacity will be reduced to at least 75%

  • Tickets will be available for pre-sale only.  Ticket sales will close at 12:00 PM (Noon) on the day of the performance if it has not already been sold out.

  • Seating will be assigned at time of purchase if available or based on order of purchase and available preference.

  • Patrons may not attend any performance if they are exhibiting any COVID-19 symptoms or are placed on the NCS Modified Quarantine protocol.

  • All patrons 2+ years of age will be required to wear a mask for the duration of the performance.

    • Acceptable masks are surgical, cloth, or (K) N95

    • Gaiters, bandanas, face shields or masks with an exhalation valve are not acceptable.

    • Patrons unable to wear masks due to medical reasons are required to wear face shields with a drape.

  • Patrons will be asked COVID-19 screening questions upon arrival.

  • Patrons 2+ years of age will be required to show proof of vaccination, negative PCR or Rapid COVID test taken within 72 hours of the performance, or home tests registered with a CDC-approved app. We highly recommend arriving 45 minutes prior to the start time of the performance to ensure that you are able to be seated prior to the start of the performance

  • Patrons will be asked COVID-19 screening questions upon arrival.

  • All concessions will be outdoors when available.  Consuming of any concession item must be done outdoors. 

Community Arts Organizations

Marquee Series

Feature Series

Debut Series

Facility Calendar