Wow, Atlanta must really be full of “Days of Our Lives” fans.
More than 2,500 of you showed up at Suwanee City Hall, where cast members made a Monday night appearance to promote “Days of our Lives 45 Years: A Celebration in Photos,” a new book about the show.
We heard they stayed three hours longer than planned, and that police officers were needed to come direct the flow of traffic.
To give you an idea of how tremendous this turnout was, the “Days” folks told us that this has been the biggest turnout yet on the show’s national tour. The crowd in Chicago numbered 1,500, which had been the largest crowd to date until the stop in metro Atlanta. Think about that. Chicago: 1,500. Suwanee: 2,500.
“The cast and I were thrilled and overwhelmed by the large number of our family of fans that came to see us Monday,” said executive in charge of production Greg Meng. who presented Suwanee Mayor Dave Williams with an honorary “Days” hourglass to thank the town for its hospitality.
The cast members – Nadia Bjorlin (“Chloe”), metro Atlanta native Chandler Massey (“Will”), James Reynolds (“Abe”), Eric Martsolf (“Brady”), Galen Gering (“Rafe”), Josh Taylor (“Roman”) and Crystal Chappell (“Carly”) - had to pull up the stakes before getting to meet everyone who turned out for the event.
But “Days” has hustled to come up with a Plan B. They’ve set up a special e-mail account, DaysBooks@itgirlpublicrelations.com. Send a note to that address to order a book signed by the cast members who attended the Monday night event. You’ll also get special gift and thank-you note signed by the cast.
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