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Curtain closes on Kalk Bay Theatre due to Covid-19 lockdown

19 May 2020 7:20 PM
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Without any income amid the ongoing lockdown, The Kalk Bay Theatre and Restaurant is closing down.

Owners Vanessa Harris and Ashley Searle, who also own the Follow Spot Productions company, have run the theatre for the past six years.

The pair have told CapeTalk that they could no longer stay afloat without any income.

"We have every intention of finding another space that we can call our own to continue to entertain you as soon as we possibly can", the duo assures patrons.

I don't think it crossed my mind at all that we would have to close.

 Ashley Searle, Co-owner - Kalk Bay Theatre

It's been about six years that we've fully run the theatre... It has been an amazing experience.

 Ashley Searle, Co-owner - Kalk Bay Theatre

It was inevitable, not having an incoming coming in and with a whole lot of expenses to pay.

Vanessa Harris, Co-owner - Kalk Bay Theatre

We just couldn't keep up. We had to cut our losses.

Vanessa Harris, Co-owner - Kalk Bay Theatre

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19 May 2020 7:20 PM
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