Leslie Odom Jr. at Anderson's Bookshop
VENUE CHANGE: This event has been moved from its original Wentz Hall location to the larger Pfeiffer Hall, still on the campus of North Central College, just down the road at 310 E. Benton Ave. The event will still begin at 7pm.
Join Anderson's Bookshops for an evening of conversation with Tony and Grammy Award- winning artist, Leslie Odom, Jr., who will be in Naperville celebrating the release of his new book, "Failing Up." Leslie will discuss the personal stories from his life shared in the book that have inspired, motivated, and empowered him over the years with a special guest to be announced. A short performance with a live band will follow the conversation.
Your ticket includes one copy of the new book and admission for one person. You will receive your book when you arrive at the event. They will not be available for pick up before that time.
Here's what you get with each ticket:
Admittance for one person
A pre-signed copy of the new book, "Failing Up" handed to you when you arrive
Here's what you shouldn't expect:
A personalization (your name in the book)
An autograph in the book that you bought elsewhere
The opportunity to meet Leslie
A photo of you and Leslie
Seating is first come, first served. Please carefully note the event start time and plan to arrive before that time. We cannot guarantee the length of time that any author will be with us.
Tickets are non-refundable. If you miss the event, in order to receive your book you will need to contact us within 30 days of the event.
PLEASE NOTE that this event follows the author's and publisher's wishes and may mean limits on photos and the number of signed or personalized books. Anderson's Bookshop is not responsible for changes made by the author to the guidelines prior to or during the event. Your understanding is appreciated.
More about the book:
Leslie Odom. Jr,burst on the scene in 2015, originating the role of Aaron Burr in the Broadway musical phenomenon Hamilton. Since then, he has performed for sold-out audiences, sung for the Obamas at the White House, and won a Tony Award for Best Leading Actor in a Musical. But before he landed the role of a lifetime in one ofthe biggest musicals of all time, Odom put in years of hard work as a singer and an actor.
With personal stories from his life, Odom asks the questions that will help you unlock your true potential and achieve your goals even when they seem impossible. What work did you put in today that will help you improve tomorrow? How do you surround yourself with people who willcare about your dreams as much as you do? How do you know when to play it safe and when to risk it all for something bigger and better?
These stories will inspire you, motivate you, and empower you for the greatness that lies ahead, whether youre graduating from college, starting a new job, or just looking to live each day to the fullest.
Pfeiffer Hall on the campus of North Central College (View)
310 E. Benton Ave
Naperville, IL 60540
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|