Tuesday, December 15, 2020 - 7:00pm
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The New York Times bestselling memoir from the beloved star of Netflix’s Queer Eye, Jonathan Van Ness.

Who gave Jonathan Van Ness permission to be the radiant human he is today? NO ONE, HONEY.

The truth is, life hasn’t always been gorgeous for this beacon of positivity and joy.

Before he stole our hearts as the grooming and self-care expert on Netflix’s hit show Queer Eye, Jonathan was growing up in a small midwestern town that didn’t understand why he was so . . . over the top. From choreographed carpet figure-skating routines to becoming the first male cheerleader in his school’s history, Jonathan was an easy target and endured years of judgment, ridicule, and trauma—yet none of it crushed his uniquely effervescent spirit.

Over the Top uncovers the pain and passion it took to become the model of self-love and acceptance that Jonathan is today. In this revelatory, raw, and rambunctious memoir, Jonathan shares never-before-told secrets and reveals sides of himself that the public has never seen. JVN fans may think they know the man behind the stiletto heels, the crop tops, and the iconic sayings, but there’s much more to him than meets the queer eye.

You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, and you’ll come away knowing that no matter how broken or lost you may be, you’re a Kelly Clarkson song, you’re strong, and you’ve got this.


Jonathan Van Ness is a hair stylist, podcaster, comedian, and television personality. He is known for the web series parody Gay of Thrones, hosting the Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness podcast, and as the grooming expert on the Netflix series Queer Eye. He lives in New York City.


Born and raised in Las Vegas, Emily is a fierce redhead who knows a thing or two about changing it up. As a performer, story teller, and lifelong comedian, Emily's strengths encompass a wide range of abilities. Whether on the stage or using Instagram to appease her "huge" following, Emily is known for her comedic characters. Reduce your production insurance by casting her for your next project, not only due to her professionalism as an artist, but for the fact that she has performed every job that you can think of... literally.

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