Gabrielle Union, Nebraska's sensational actress is presenting her first memoir (titled We're Going To Need More Wine) at the Gramercy Theater!
Gabrielle Monique Union-Wade was born in Omaha in 1972 and is an actress best known for her breakthrough role in the film Bring It On. She's also starred in many other renowned films (such as The Brothers, The Birth of a Nation, Daddy's Little Girls, Think Like a Man, and Sleepless) and in the BET drama series Being Mary Jane. She's received many accolades including an American Black Film Festival Rising Star Award, a BET Comedy Award (for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Box Office Movie), a Black Reel Award (for Theatrical - Best Supporting Actress), a NAACP Image Award (for Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special), a Palm Beach International Film Festival Award (for Best Actress), and a Young Hollywood Award (for One To Watch Female). She's also been nominated for 7 more NAACP Image Awards. Her memoir is written as a collection of essays about sexuality, race, beauty, and film. She said in an interview, "Throughout my life, I’ve often wondered aloud ‘How the hell did I end up here? Why me? Not sure I’ve ever found all the answers to those questions, but in this book I share my journey … the good, the bad, and the WTF.”
Don't miss your chance to experience an evening with Gabrielle as she shares deeply personal tales from her life!