The local theatre industry is mourning the loss of multi-award-winning actor, casting agent, and director Christopher McFarlane.
McFarlane died on Saturday after battling an undisclosed illness.
In a post on Instagram, actor and playwright Dahlia Harris described the news as heartbreaking, while The Ashe Company added that he was a dear friend and alumnus of the Ashe Academy.
Playwright Basil Dawkins hailed McFarlane as a versatile and consummate professional.
He won the Actor Boy Award for Supporting Actor in Basil Dawkins' production "Who God Bless" as well as for Best Actor in a Lead Role for his outstanding work in 'A Tempest'.
McFarlane is known for his roles in the Jamaican films "Ghett'a Life', "Goathead", and "Better Mus' Come."