Celebrating the release of his newest bestseller, “Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls,” Sedaris will entertain audiences with engaging recollections, featuring all-new readings.
Worcester, MA (PRWEB) June 27, 2013
Generously sponsored by Fallon Community Health Plan, David Sedaris makes his return to The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts in Worcester on Tuesday, October 22 at 7:30 pm. Celebrating the release of his highly anticipated newest title, “Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls,” which debuted at #1 on the New York Times bestseller list this April, Sedaris will entertain audiences with engaging recollections, featuring all-new readings. Tickets to An Evening With David Sedaris are currently on sale to members of The Hanover Theatre before going on sale to the general public on Friday, June 28 at 10 am.
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’s 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’s 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.
About The Hanover Theatre
The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts, located in downtown Worcester, New England’s second largest city, is recognized by Pollstar as one of the Top 50 Theatres in the World. After undergoing many name changes and renovations over the decades since its 1926 birth, The Hanover Theatre reopened in March 2008 following a $32 million historic restoration. Since then, the theatre has established its place as a rich entertainment and cultural venue, winning numerous awards, including The National Trust for Historic Preservation Award in 2010. Now in its fifth season, The Hanover Theatre continues to expose over 170,000 annual patrons to world-class entertainment in the form of Broadway, concerts, comedians and much more. For more information, visit TheHanoverTheatre.org. Worcester Center for the Performing Arts, a registered not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization, owns and operates The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts. All donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.
*Ticket prices are subject to change without notice.