More than a Role- Actor Finds Purpose and Healing Rodney Coe is Jonah
It’s the thirty-second book in the Old Testament where the prophet Jonah refuses to follow the Lord. Because of his disobedience, Jonah ended up being swallowed by an enormous fish at sea. Three days later, the fish coughed him up and God convinced Jonah to obey and carry out His plan. Throughout the book, God’s mercy and grace are shown.
This story has been adapted for both the stage and screen by Sight & Sound Theaters. Jonah: On Stage! has massive sets, colorful costumes and a 40-foot whale featured in an underwater scene. Actor Rodney Coe stars as Jonah in both.
Coe has quite an incredible story of his own. After earning a full ride scholarship, graduating college and landing in New York City and performing in theatre in his early twenties, his dream came to a sudden halt. One night on his way home he was mugged and severely beaten. He was left barely alive with brain damage and the need for facial reconst...
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