Neither eating nor drinking is permitted inside the auditoriums.  If you are hungry, please have a snack before the concert or during intermission. If you feel the onset of a cold or allergies, please use a cough drop to ensure that the concert experience is as pleasurable as possible for you—and those around you.  Kindly note the next important step: unwrap them ahead of time.

If you cannot suppress a cough, it is perfectly acceptable, extraordinarily polite even, to excuse yourself from the Hall until you feel better.

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