Chrissy Metz of This is Us fame is bringing her This is Me Tour to Clearwater on Monday, April 2nd at The Capitol Theatre. She will share stories and life lessons from her newly released memoir This is Me: Loving the Person You Are Today. Tickets are on sale now for the 8 p.m. show.
It promises to be an evening of honest conversation about life and its lessons, featuring real advice from the actress. Metz grew up in a large family, one that always seems to be moving and growing and she struggled as her mother remarried. She hoped for “normal,” but found that the love she received was conditional. At the heart of her story is how she found acceptance and how others can too.
Metz portrays Kate Pearson on the critically acclaimed NBC show This is Us. Kate is a woman struggling with her weight, eating habits and body image. Prior to her current show, Metz was best known for her roles in American Horror Story: Freak Show, Loveless in Los Angeles, Solving Charlie, My Name is Earl and Entourage.
Fans of the show have completely embraced Metz's Pearson. In a show that makes a human connection with its viewers, Metz represents a character that has never been played on television. Drawn to her vulnerability, she is often told by fans through social media,”I don’t know what you’ve been through to play her, but it was something.”
Metz’s Florida roots started in Homestead where she was born to high school in Gainesville, graduating from Buchholz High School. Entertainment Tonight named her as one of six "breakout stars you will fall in love with this fall." People Magazine named her to the "One's to Watch" list as well.
Chrissy Metz is excited to bring her story to Tampa Bay saying, “I cannot wait to share this time and some of my most personal stories and life lessons with you all!”
Tickets for the This is Me Tour are on sale now. The Capitol Theatre is located at 405 Cleveland Street in Downtown Clearwater on the corner of Cleveland and Osceola Avenue. There are a variety of dining options within walking distance to the theatre, as well as a full liquor bar and concessions available inside. Free parking can be found at the City Hall parking lot, as well as street parking. Valet is offered directly in front of the theatre for a fee.
Cover photo courtesy of Ruth Eckerd Theatre