Frank Thomasson passes away

Frank Thomasson, a founding member of the Theatre Guild passed away in England on March 5.

A death announcement in today’s Sunday Stabroek said he passed away after a prolonged illness. He was the Personnel Director of Bookers Sugar Estates for nine years. The announcement said that during this period he was very active both off and on stage at the Theatre Guild Playhouse and was also involved in community projects.

Frank Thomasson (photo from
Frank Thomasson (photo from

The announcement said that his love for Guyana brought him back several times most recently for research for his book `The History of Theatre in Guyana 1800-2000’ which was published in 2009 and launched at the playhouse during Carifesta 2009.

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