Joey Graceffa is hitting the road to herald the release of the third novel in his Children Of Eden trilogy. But unlike a standard book tour, featuring staid Q&As and signings, Graceffa is taking a more fanciful approach by bringing the world of his dystopian trilogy to life onstage.
A website for The Eden Tour, which is being produced by UTA, describes it as “the biggest and most unforgettable live production [Joey has] ever created,” in which venues will be transformed into interactive scenes complete with themed games, exclusive behind-the-scenes content, surprise characters, fan participation, photo opps, exclusive Crystal Wolf merch, and more. Throughout the 22-city show, Graceffa will be joined by his longtime boyfriend and “creative counterpart” Daniel Preda.
“There could be more surprises coming. I’m still deciding if maybe I want to perform,” Graceffa said in an announcement video (below), in which he also showed off his new Tesla bedecked in a holographic paintjob. “Who knows?”
Each ticket — priced from $43 for general admission to $138.50 for an ‘Elite Package’ comprising a 45-minute pre-show Q&A with Graceffa and Preda — will come with a signed copy of Rebels Of Eden. Presale for the tour starts tomorrow, and a general sale kicks off on Friday. The third book in the trilogy, Rebels Of Eden, drops on Oct. 2, and Graceffa will launch the tour on Oct. 4 in Boston, concluding in San Francisco on Oct. 29.
The first installment in the Eden series — which is published by the Simon & Schuster imprint Keywords Press — arrived in 2016 and debuted atop The New York Times Best Sellers list. Children Of Eden follows a twin named Rowan who is born into a future society where families are only allowed to have one child apiece.