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What To Expect During These Times

We’re supporting our audience, employees, and partners through this difficult period. Here are some guidelines we’ve set to ensure the highest standard of safety and precaution.



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Designed by US-based consultants, Theatre Projects Consultants, and experts on sound design, Akustiks, in partnership with GF & Partners Architects and world-renowned architects from Callison RTKL, the Samsung Performing Arts Theater is a 1,520-seater landmark performance facility built to provide a home for the Filipino, international, and global talent.


Find answers for your most asked questions

How do I get to the Samsung Performing Arts Theater?

The Samsung Performing Arts Theater is located inside Circuit Makati Estate. Located at the heart of Makati City, you will find that the theater is centrally located and easily accessible from anywhere within the Metro. For step by step directions, including options on getting to the theater by car or public transportation, please click here.

Where can I park?

There are over 1,000 open and covered multi-level parking spaces within the Circuit Estate. The closest parking to the theater is a basement parking with entry immediately in front of the main entrance theater drop-off. For a parking map, please click here.

Is there a dress code for the theater?

The Samsung Performing Arts Theater does not have specific rules as to what you should wear to the theater (as long as you are fully clothed). We suggest you dress for the occasion. Think of going to the theater as a special occasion. Casual attire is perfectly acceptable, but casual does not mean sloppy. Be comfortable, but polished. For more do’s and don’ts and theater etiquette, please click here.

How do I buy tickets for events?

If the performances or events are publicly ticketed, tickets can be purchased by clicking the “Buy Tickets” button on the show and events details page or by directly contacting Ticketworld via their website ( or hotline at +63.2.8891.9999 or by visiting any of their outlets nationwide. The Samsung Performing Arts Theater Box Office is open during performance days while the Ticketworld outlet at the ground floor of our building is open daily from 11am-8pm.

Is the theater available for rent?

The Samsung Performing Arts Theater is perfect for a variety of events. Our different spaces are flexible enough to suit and accommodate your needs. Rental prices vary based on several factors, needs, and requirements. For rental rates including lease inclusions, please email our Events and Reservations Officer at and we will get back with you as soon as possible.

What should I expect while we are still in quarantine?

Please know that we take the health and safety of our visitors, artists, volunteers, and staff seriously and will continue to follow the latest State, LGUs, DOH, IATF guidelines to assist with slowing and mitigating the spread of COVID-19. Regardless whether we are still in quarantine or allowed to operate in full capacity, several measures will be in place to allow for a safe and hassle-free return to the theater. For a full listing of what to expect during these times, please click here.

Can I bring outside food to the theater?

Outside food and drink are not permitted inside the building. For light fare before your theater experience, please visit any of the 4 concession areas inside the facility. For more do’s and don’ts and theater etiquette, please click here.

Are there dining options close by?

The Samsung Performing Arts Theater is located at Circuit Makati, a lifestyle destination in the heart of the city. A variety of dining options and shops are a few minutes’ walk from the theater. For a complete listing and information, please click here.

What time should I arrive?

The lobby will be open to the public 90 minutes prior to curtain. Theater doors open 30 prior to curtain. Concession areas inside the building will open 90 minutes before a scheduled performance. Because of enhanced security within Circuit Makati and to ensure you’re able to park and enjoy dining or shopping before the show, it’s recommended that you plan on arriving early and travel light – avoid bringing packages, backpacks, and luggage to the theater. All persons and bags are subject to search before entering the building. Oversized bags will not be permitted and weapons of any kind are prohibited. For more do’s and don’ts and theater etiquette, please click here.

Can I enter the theater if I arrive late?

Latecomers will be admitted to the theater at the discretion of the Front of House Supervisor at suitable breaks in the program. Certain companies and productions request that late arriving audience members be asked to wait in the lobby until they can be seated during a performance break. For more do’s and don’ts and theater etiquette, please click here.

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