Oprah Winfrey, David Letterman and Ellen DeGeneres are among the celebrities accompanying former first lady Michelle Obama on tour for her upcoming book. The Light We Carry: Coping in Uncertain Times.
Other guests include Conan O’Brien, Tracee Ellis Ross, journalists Gayle King and Michelle Norris. today Hosts Hoda Kotb, poet Elizabeth Alexander and advocate Heather McGhee.
“For me, The Light We Carry The book tour will be about starting important conversations and digging deep into the questions we’re all living through in uncertain times,” Obama told Live Nation, his publisher, Crown, and the tour’s producer, on Wednesday. said in a statement released by “I can’t wait to get back on the road and dive in with such a thoughtful, inspiring group of moderators.”
On Wednesday, Crown and Live Nation also announced that Obama has added seven stops to his month-long, six-city tour, which begins at the Warner Theater in Washington on Nov. 15, the book’s publication date. Additional appearances are scheduled in Washington, D.C., along with Chicago, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Chicago and San Francisco.
Some of the moderators, including Winfrey and Alexander, spoke to Obama as he promoted his 2018 memoir, to be. For the current tour, DeGeneres will be on stage in Washington for the first two nights, with Perry scheduled to interview her for the final stop in Atlanta, Letterman in Chicago and Winfrey on Dec. 13 at the YouTube Theater in Los Angeles.