Michelle Obama is set to support her highly anticipated memoir, “Becoming”, with a United States tour that hits 10 cities this fall.
Kicking off in Obama’s hometown of Chicago on Nov. 13, the tour includes stops in Los Angeles, Washington D.C., Brooklyn, San Jose and Dallas, among others.
Organizers are promising “intimate and honest conversations between Mrs. Obama and a selection of to-be-announced moderators, reflective of the extraordinary stories shared in the wide-ranging chapters of her deeply personal book.”
Michelle Obama revealed the tour news herself in a video posted to social media in which she discusses the memoir and plans for the tour.
“It is totally and utterly me,” she says of the book, while saying the tour will feature “some of my friends, some people that you all know, some of my family members.”
The tour dates are as follows:
13 – Chicago, IL – United Center
15 – Los Angeles, CA – The Forum
17 – Washington, DC – Capital One Arena
24 – Boston, MA – TD Garden
29 – Philadelphia, PA – Wells Fargo Center
1 – Brooklyn, NY – Barclays Center
11 – Detroit, MI – Little Caesars Arena
13 – Denver, CO – Pepsi Center Arena
14 – San Jose, CA – SAP Center
17 – Dallas, TX – American Airlines Center
Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Sept. 21 at 10 a.m. local time via becomingmichelleobama.com.
“Becoming” will be published in the U.S. on Nov. 13, the day the tour gets under way. JB
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