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David Sedaris

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 8:00 PM

Comedy

Award-winning humor writer and master of satire David Sedaris returns to the Kennedy Center. “Sedaris’s droll assessment of the mundane and the eccentrics who inhabit the world’s crevices make him one of the greatest humorists writing today.”—Chicago Tribune

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Award-winning humor writer and master of satire David Sedaris returns to the Kennedy Center for a reading followed by an audience Q & A. With sardonic wit and incisive social critiques, David Sedaris has become one of America’s pre-eminent humor writers. He is the master of satire and one of today’s most observant writers addressing the human condition. Calypso, his latest collection of essays, is a New York Times best-seller, and a Washington Post Best Book of the Year. The audiobook of Calypso has been nominated for a 2019 Grammy in the Best Spoken Word Album category.

“Sedaris ain’t the preeminent humorist of his generation by accident”—Entertainment Weekly

Performance Timing:  Approximately 90 minutes, with no intermission.

PLEASE NOTE: David Sedaris will sign books prior to and following the performance in the Concert Hall.