Leonie Forbes: In Her Own Words



Legendary Jamaican Actress of the international stage and screen, Leonie Forbes will bring to life her recently published book “Leonie Her Autobiography – Leonie Forbes as told to Mervyn Morris at a special reading and book signing at Bookophilia on Monday October 22, at 6:30 pm.

This reading will be the third of its kind done in conjunction with the Jamaica Association of Dramatic Artists and Bookophilia as part of its theatrical reading series.

Bookophila having fast established itself as an oasis for literary and creative expression is the perfect fit for the theatre community. Janelle Brown, marketing manager at Bookophilia commented, “Leonie Forbes is a living part of Jamaican history. We are honoured to host such an amazing event at the Bookophilia store, as we continue our efforts to support local authors and artists.”

With a nod to her extensive contribution to the development of Jamaican theatre, the Jamaica Association of Dramatic Artists of which Ms Forbes is a lifelong member is equally pleased to facilitate what will undoubtedly be an even of equal parts enriching theatre and literary work.

The evening will take the format of some personal stories of the process of writing the book, audio excerpt and reading from the book followed by a question and answer segment.

The public is invited.

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  1. Timothy McNarrin
    November 14, 2016 at 9:06 pm — Reply

    Good Day
    I am asking if I could get contact for Ms Leonie Forbes to do an interview for my Theatre Arts SBA. the interview is a very important part of the project and without it, I won’t be able to get full marks. I’m asking if you could assist me in reaching her. Thank you

  2. abigail dawes
    April 30, 2016 at 7:56 pm — Reply

    I would like to contact miss leonie forbes due to an SBA (school based assessment) for the theatre arts…. The students are required to interview a theatre practitioner…. Just 5 questions to be asked.

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