Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

David Sedaris

April 21, 2016 @ 7:30 pm   |  
Parker Playhouse
| 68.89-$77.43

This is a unique opportunity to see the best-selling humorist in an intimate setting. As always, Sedaris will be offering a selection of all-new readings and recollections, as well as a Q&A session and post-show book signing.

Tweaking the familiar until it warps, David Sedaris mines poignant comedy from his peculiar childhood in North Carolina, his bizarre career path, and his move with his lover to France. Including his recent releases, the New York Times’ bestselling books When You Are Engulfed in Flames and Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk: A Modest Bestiary, David Sedaris’ wickedly witty observations of the ordinary-bizarre are always sure to deliver insights and laughs. One of six children in a second-generation Greek family, he grew up in Raleigh, North Carolina.  In 1977, he dropped out of Kent State University to hitchhike around the country.  Aside from working as an elf, Sedaris has worked a number of charmingly quirky jobs such as a house painter, an apple picker, an aide in a mental hospital, a creative writing teacher at the Art Institute of Chicago, and an apartment cleaner.

Sedaris made his comic debut recounting his strange-but-true experiences of being a Macy’s elf, reading his Santaland Diaries on National Public Radio’s Morning Edition in 1992.  His sardonic humor and incisive social critique have made him one of NPR’s most popular and humorous commentators. In 2001, he was named Humorist of the Year by Time magazine and received the Thurber Prize for American Humor.”

This event contains adult language or content.

Buy Tickets

Details

Date:
April 21, 2016
Time:
7:30 pm
Cost:
68.89-$77.43
Event Category
Website:
Buy Tickets

Venue

Parker Playhouse
707 Northeast 8th Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304 United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
954-462-0222
Website:
http://www.parkerplayhouse.com/
Subscribe to our monthly eNewsletter
Stay Connected

The Riverwalk Arts & Entertainment Consortium is supported by the Broward County Board of County Commissioners as recommended by the Broward Cultural Council and the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention and Visitors Bureau. For additional cultural events happening throughout Broward County please visit ArtsCalendar.com Copyright 2019 ® Riverwalk a&e. All Rights Reserved.