Monday, July 17

7 pm – 9 pm

Wilma Lobby

FAT HAM Book Launch

James Ijames in conversation with Amina Robinson

Monday, July 17, 2023

You’ve seen the Wilma’s digital release, you’ve seen it on Broadway, now join us and get your own copy of Pulitzer-winning Fat Ham, by James Ijames!

The Wilma Theater and TCG Books invite you to the launch on Monday, July 17, presenting James Ijames in conversation with Amina Robinson, director of Fat Ham at the Wilma in Fall 2023. Along with discussion about the play, there will also be a performance by Anthony Martinez-Briggs, reprising the role of Tio from the world premiere of Fat Ham in 2021.

A VIP reception before the event will begin at 6 pm at the Wilma.

Doors open at 7 pm for the book launch event.

Ticket Levels

VIP – $50    Selling Fast!

You will receive an invitation to a VIP reception at 6 pm on July 17 to meet James Ijames. You will also receive a personalized signed copy of Fat Ham and reserved seating at the book launch event.


You will receive a pre-signed copy of Fat Ham and admission to the book launch event.


You will receive a copy of Fat Ham and admission to the book launch event.

To RSVP to the event without purchasing a book, please email with your name and the number of guests. There is limited availability so RSVP now!

Signed copies will be available for purchase at the event for $30 until sold out.

Can’t join us?

You can still purchase a book through the tickets link above to be picked up at the Wilma Theater and a livestream will be available from Broad Street Review  at this link!

And make a donation to support the living, adventurous art we create at the Wilma!

Please contact Danielle Pisechko with any questions.