Save Our Theatre!
With Covid-19 upon us, our little theatre in George is in DIRE STRAITS. Being a community theatre, we live from hand to mouth barely managing to make ends meet each month. Although our theatre bears the Oakhurst name, our partnership extends to naming rights due to the donation they gave us for renovations.
In order to put on top quality shows like Little Shop of Horrors and Clue Onstage, we sometimes have to pay rights which are US dollar based. These rights can cost up to R40.000 as was the case for Little Shop, but with your loyal support, we do manage to recover that amount and have something to pay salaries for a few months.
We employ 4 permanent staff members and our current bank balance can barely cover their salaries during this period of lockdown and isolation. We are thus desperately seeking assistance from our loyal patrons and lovers of Theatre.
We therefore come to you, hat in hand, and ask is there in any way in which you can assist us in our struggle for survival? Any donation, be it big or small, will be graciously accepted and greatly appreciated.
We promise to reward you in some way when the curtain finally comes down on this COVID-19 drama and we may once again meet face to face.