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Sunday 5 February 2023 7.30pm

Following the success of his brand new best-selling book Happy-Go-Lucky, critically acclaimed author and humourist David Sedaris will visit Canberra as part of his 2023 Australian tour for an evening filled with storytelling, observations, unpublished tales, audience Q&A’s and book signings. Happy-Go-Lucky, which sees Sedaris at his darkly, personal best, is a The New York Times best seller. A regular contributor to The New Yorker, over the course of his career Sedaris has penned many collections of personal essays including Naked, Me Talk Pretty One Day, Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim, When You Are Engulfed in Flames, Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls and Theft By Finding: Diaries (1977-2002), Carnival of Snackery and The Best of Me. A savant of razor-sharp and sardonic wit, don’t miss your opportunity to spend an evening with one of the world’s pre-eminent humour writers. “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, 2022

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Synopsis

Sunday 5 February 2023
7.30pm

Following the success of his brand new best-selling book Happy-Go-Lucky, critically acclaimed author and humourist David Sedaris will visit Canberra as part of his 2023 Australian tour for an evening filled with storytelling, observations, unpublished tales, audience Q&A’s and book signings.

Happy-Go-Lucky, which sees Sedaris at his darkly, personal best, is a The New York Times best seller.

A regular contributor to The New Yorker, over the course of his career Sedaris has penned many collections of personal essays including Naked, Me Talk Pretty One Day, Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim, When You Are Engulfed in Flames, Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls and Theft By Finding: Diaries (1977-2002), Carnival of Snackery and The Best of Me.

A savant of razor-sharp and sardonic wit, don’t miss your opportunity to spend an evening with one of the world’s pre-eminent humour writers.

“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, 2022

Details

PRESENTED BY:
Token Events and Show & Tell Presents

CATEGORY:
Special Event / Other

DURATION:
Approximately 90 minutes, with no interval.

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

SUIT CHILDREN?:
This performance is not suitable for children.

VENUE:
Canberra Theatre
SEATING PLAN
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COVID-19 SAFETY

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Seating

Our theatre will be operating at 100% capacity and our regular seating configuration is in place in the auditorium. You will be sitting next to other patrons in the theatre.

Please remain in your allocated seat during the performance.

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