David Sedaris to Return to Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts, 10/22
Generously sponsored by Fallon Community Health Plan, David Sedaris returns to The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts on Tuesday, October 22 at 7:30pm to celebrate the release of his latest book "Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls." Tickets are on sale now.
With sardonic wit and incisive social critiques, Sedaris has become one of America's pre-eminent humor writers. The great skill with which he slices through cultural euphemisms and political correctness proves that Sedaris is a master of satire and one of the most observant writers addressing the human condition today.
David Sedaris, best known for sardonic humor and incisive social critiques, has become one of NPR's most popular and humorous commentators. Sedaris' works including Barrel Fever and Holidays on Ice, as well as collections of personal essays, "Naked," "Me Talk Pretty One Day," "Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim," and "When You Are Engulfed in Flames," have landed on the bestsellers list. There are a total of seven million copies of his books in print and they have been translated into 25 languages. He was the editor of Children Playing Before a Statue of Hercules: An Anthology of Outstanding Stories. Sedaris' pieces appear regularly in The New Yorker and have twice been included in "The Best American Essays."
He and his sister, Amy Sedaris, have collaborated under the name "The Talent Family" and have written half-a-dozen plays including Stump the Host, Stitches, One Woman Shoe, which received an Obie Award, Incident at Cobbler's Knob, and The Book of Liz, which was published in book form by Dramatists Play Service. Sedaris' original radio pieces can often be heard on "This American Life." David Sedaris has been nominated for three Grammy Awards for Best Spoken Word and Best Comedy Album.
Full price tickets to AN EVENING WITH David Sedaris are $45 & $55* with a 10% discount available for members, corporate partners, groups of 10 or more, kids, students, and WOO card holders. Tickets are available online at TheHanoverTheatre.org, by phone at 877.571.SHOW (7469), or at The Hanover Theatre box office located at 2 Southbridge Street in downtown Worcester.