Will Smith’s transformation from a West Philadelphia kid to one of the biggest rap stars of his era and then one of the biggest movie stars in Hollywood history is an epic tale - but it's only half the story. 

For the first time, Will Smith opens up fully about his life, tracing his learning curve to a place where outer success, inner happiness, and human connection are aligned. Joined by special guests and featuring live music, this will be an unforgettable evening sharing the profound journey that self-knowledge brings, a reckoning with all that your will can get you and all that it can leave behind.

Every ticket includes a copy of Will Smith’s memoir, WILL, written with the help of Mark Manson, author of the multi-million-copy bestseller The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck. 

Ticketmaster’s Verified Fan Sign Ups open Friday, September 24th @ 10am EDT: https://verifiedfan.ticketmaster.com/willsmith

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Moderator: Ava DuVernay

Academy Award nominee and Emmy, BAFTA and Peabody Award winner Ava DuVernay is a writer, director, producer and film distributor. Her feature directorial work includes the Oscar-winning civil rights drama Selma, the Oscar-nominated social justice documentary 13th and the Disney children’s adventure A Wrinkle in Time, which made her the highest-grossing Black woman director in American box office history. In 2019, she created, wrote, produced and directed the Emmy Award-winning limited series When They See Us. She also created the series Colin In Black and White, Home Sweet Home and Queen Sugar, which is now in production on its seventh season. Winner of the 2012 Sundance Best Director Prize for her independent film Middle of Nowhere, DuVernay amplifies the work of Black artists, people of color and women of all kinds through her narrative change collective ARRAY, named one of Forbes Most Innovative Companies. She serves as on the board of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the American Film Institute.

PreSale & OnSale
Fri, Oct 1 @ 10am – Sat, Oct 2 @ 10am

Public On sale:
Saturday, Oct 2 @ 10am
No audio or video recording of any kind is allowed during the performance.        No cameras.        Call (323) 308-6300 for more information.