An Evening with David Sedaris
Sat, Dec 11, 2021
Ages 6 and up
Overture Center is committed to the safety of our guests, resident organizations, artists, volunteers and staff. In response to the current health situation, many shows are being rescheduled or canceled, including Mike Birbiglia Live!.
We have great news to share. An Evening with David Sedaris has been rescheduled to DEC 11, 2021.
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With sardonic wit and incisive social critiques, Mr. 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 returns to the road following the release of his most deeply personal and darkly hilarious collection, Calypso. Sedaris sets his formidable powers of observation toward middle age and mortality. Make no mistake: these stories are very, very funny—it’s a book that can make you laugh ’til you snort, the way only family can. Sedaris’s powers of observation have never been sharper, and his ability to shock readers into laughter unparalleled. But much of the comedy here is born out of that vertiginous moment when your own body betrays you and you realize that the story of your life is made up of more past than future.
If you love David Sedaris’s cheerfully misanthropic stories, you might think you know what you’re getting into at his live readings. You’d be wrong. To see him read his own work on stage allows his autobiographical narrative to reveal a uniquely personal narrative that will keep you laughing throughout the evening. Don’t miss this event!
As always, Sedaris will be offering a selection of all-new readings and recollections, as well as a Q&A session and book signing.
All who enter building must wear a face mask and show proof of vaccination or negative COVID-19 test with a photo ID.
Learn more about our in-person event requirements at overture.org/health.