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Saturday 1 February 2025 7.30pm

The critically acclaimed author, humourist and master of satire returns to Australia in 2025. Join David Sedaris for an evening filled with storytelling, observations, unpublished tales, audience Q&As and book signings. Sedaris is the bestselling author of the books Happy-Go-Lucky, Calypso, Theft By Finding, Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls, Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk, When You Are Engulfed in Flames, Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim, Me Talk Pretty One Day, Holidays on Ice, Naked, and Barrel Fever. He is a regular contributor to The New Yorker, BBC Radio 4 and podcast, This American Life. A savant of razor-sharp and sardonic wit, this is a rare opportunity to spend an evening with one of the world’s pre-eminent humour writers. “To see Sedaris live is pure joy. To watch this bookish, culotte-evangelising man read his life’s work on stage is word-nerd heaven, best topped off by spending three minutes with his full attention at the book-signing table after a show.” – The Saturday Paper “The happy-go-unlucky Sedaris is forever being frustrated, humiliated or downright annihilated, and the mishaps he chronicles probably explain why readers feel so fondly protective towards him.” – The Guardian UK   Don't miss out on another pre-sale! Sign up to our exclusive weekly ticket alert to gain access to pre-sales and special offers at Canberra Theatre Centre.

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Saturday 1 February 2025
7.30pm

The critically acclaimed author, humourist and master of satire returns to Australia in 2025. Join David Sedaris for an evening filled with storytelling, observations, unpublished tales, audience Q&As and book signings.

Sedaris is the bestselling author of the books Happy-Go-Lucky, Calypso, Theft By Finding, Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls, Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk, When You Are Engulfed in Flames, Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim, Me Talk Pretty One Day, Holidays on Ice, Naked, and Barrel Fever. He is a regular contributor to The New Yorker, BBC Radio 4 and podcast, This American Life.

A savant of razor-sharp and sardonic wit, this is a rare opportunity to spend an evening with one of the world’s pre-eminent humour writers.

“To see Sedaris live is pure joy. To watch this bookish, culotte-evangelising man read his life’s work on stage is word-nerd heaven, best topped off by spending three minutes with his full attention at the book-signing table after a show.” – The Saturday Paper

“The happy-go-unlucky Sedaris is forever being frustrated, humiliated or downright annihilated, and the mishaps he chronicles probably explain why readers feel so fondly protective towards him.” – The Guardian UK

 

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PRESENTED BY:
Token Events & Show and Tell

DURATION:
Approximately 90 minutes, with no interval.

LATECOMERS:
For most performances, latecomers cannot be admitted until a break in the performance. Please allow plenty of time to cover traffic and parking delays.

WARNINGS:
This performance contains coarse language, and may contain strobe lighting and haze effects.

AGE SUITABILITY:
This performance is recommended for audiences aged 15+.

VENUE:
Canberra Theatre
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