Grab your friends and join Reese Witherspoon for a fun night of lively conversation! With her debut book, Whiskey in a Teacup, the Academy award-winning actress, producer, and entrepreneur invites you into her world, where she infuses the southern style, parties, and traditions she loves with contemporary flair and charm. Reese will share personal stories about what growing up in the South taught her about life, love, and work, and fans will learn how she entertains, decorates her home, and makes holidays special for her family. She will be joined by a special guest for the conversation and audiences will learn just how easy it is to bring a little bit of Reese’s world into their home, no matter where they live.
Each ticket includes a copy of Reese’s book, Whiskey in a Teacup (a $35 value, published by Touchstone/Simon & Schuster). VIP holders will walk away with a limited-edition Draper James tote bag filled with some of Reese’s favorite products.
VIP information: Special Guest Event Check-in is at 5:45 PM (Special Guest event doors open at 6:00 PM).
The Special Guest Concierge will be located in the venue lobby to pick-up your credential(s).
Please look for Whiskey in a Teacup “Special Guest” signage.
A photo ID matching the name of the ticket purchaser must be presented in order to pick-up your credential(s).
If the tickets were given as a gift, the ticket purchaser must reply to this email prior to the show and update the credential pick-up information.
Sorry folks - unfortunately we are unable to accept name changes during check-in.
If you have more than one credential and will be arriving together we do not require your guest’s name.
Your photo opportunity meet & greet will begin at 6:00 PM.
Late arrivals may not be guaranteed a meet & greet opportunity.
Please note that personal autographs will not be available during the meet & greet.
You will receive your autographed copy of Whiskey in a Teacup and gift bag onsite at the event.
A professional photographer will be onsite to take your photo.
We kindly ask that you refrain from using personal cameras or cell phones to photograph the meet & greet event.
On September 18th you will receive an email containing a link to download your Special Guest photo.
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If you do not receive it within 24 hours, please respond to this message.
Reese Witherspoon, award-winning actress and producer, has created the kinds of unforgettable characters that connect with critics and audiences alike. She won an Academy Award® for her portrayal of June Carter Cash in Walk the Line and was later nominated in that same category for Wild in 2014, which she also produced. Her role in Wild also garnered Golden Globes, SAG, Critics’ Choice, and BAFTA Awards nominations. Other film credits include Sweet Home Alabama, Legally Blonde, and Election. She has executive produced and starred in two seasons of HBO’s critically acclaimed Big Little Lies, with the first season winning eight Emmy Awards, four Golden Globes, four Critics’ Choice Awards, and two SAG Awards. In addition to her acting and producer roles, Witherspoon is an entrepreneur. In 2015, she launched Draper James, a retail brand with a focus on fashion, accessories, and home décor inspired by the American South. In 2016, she established Hello Sunshine, a media brand and content company dedicated to female authorship and storytelling across all platforms. She is an advocate and activist for women’s issues across the globe.Whiskey in a Teacup is her first book.
Cleo Wade is an artist, poet, and the author of bestselling book, “Heart Talk: Poetic Wisdom for a Better Life.” Her work speaks to the power of self-love, the impact of beloved community building, and the importance of social justice.
Cleo writes for the New York Times, Teen Vogue, W Magazine and recently released her popular Ted Talk entitled “Want To Change the world? Start by being brave enough to care.”
She has created large-scale public art installations across North America including most recently on a billboard in New York’s Times Square on International Women’s Day.
Cleo sits on the board of the National Black Theater in Harlem as well as the advisory board of Chime For Change. She lives in New York City where you can usually ﬁnd her hanging out at The Lower East Side Girls Club or The Women's Prison Association.
Cleo has been named one of America’s 50 Most Inﬂuential Women by Marie Claire, 100 Most Creative People in Business by Fast Company, “The Millennial Oprah” by New York magazine, and "Everyone's B.F.F." by the New York Times.