Somehow the funeral service to mark the passing of celebrated Jamaican playwright, actor and director Trevor Rhone would not have been complete without the solid input of his colleagues in the local theatre community, an arena
Last Thursday, October 1, members of the arts and theatre community joined government and opposition officials, bereaved relatives and friends inside the packed St Luke’s Anglican Church in Cross Roads for the afternoon service to pay their final respects to the departed stalwart --- a man they loved and respected.
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As a master playwright, screenwriter and theatre director, Rhone added such plays as Old Story Time, Smile
Pioneering Jamaican actress Leonie Forbes, who starred in Milk and Honey, summed up Rhone’s contribution beautifully and perfectly during the remembrance, offering, “What he gave to
In offering words of comfort with the bereaved family, Bishop of Kingston, Reverend Robert Thompson thoughtfully shared, “Let us give God thanks for Trevor’s life. Take comfort in knowing that his life has now taken on a new beginning.”