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South Africa's Fugard Theatre Permanently Closes Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

John Kani and more South African artists have sent their tributes to the Fugard theatre which has announced that it has shut its doors permanently due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Cape Town's Furgard theatre has reportedly announced this past Tuesday that it has decided to permanently close the theatre. This follows a year-long closure of all activities in the theatre under South Africa's COVID-19 regulations. The news has South African thespians and loyal theatre attendees lamenting the loss of one of South Africa's most famous theatres. Theatre veteran actor and Black Panther star, John Kani, jazz musician Zoe Modiga, spoken word artist Lebogang Mashile and television actress Masasa Mbangeni are just some the many artists that shared their sadness on hearing the news.

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