Bestselling Author and Humorist David Sedaris On Stage at the Embassy in November TICKETS GO ON SALE FRIDAY, MAY 6
Fort Wayne, Ind. (May 2, 2022) – The Embassy Theatre and Honeywell Arts & Entertainment proudly present David Sedaris on Thursday, November 3, 2022 at 7:30 p.m. on the historic Embassy Theatre stage. Member pre-sale will begin Wednesday, May 4 at 10 a.m., and tickets go on sale to the public on Friday, May 6 at 10 a.m.
David Sedaris is one of America’s pre-eminent humor writers. He is a master of satire and one of today’s most observant writers.
Beloved for his personal essays and short stories, David Sedaris is the author of Barrel Fever, Holidays on Ice, 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 Calypso, which was a Washington Post Best Book of the Year. He is the author of Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk: A Modest Bestiary, a collection of fables with illustrations by Ian Falconer. He is also the author of an essay length ebook titled Themes and Variations. Each of these books was an immediate bestseller. He was also the editor of Children Playing Before a Statue of Hercules: An Anthology of Outstanding Stories.
His pieces regularly appear in The New Yorker and have twice been included in “The Best American Essays.” The first volume of his diaries Theft By Finding: Diaries (1977-2002) was a New York Times best-selling book. The second volume of his diaries, A Carnival of Snackery, Diaries (2003-2020) was also a New York Times bestseller, and the audiobook was selected as part of Apple’s Best Audiobooks of the Year for 2021. His next book, Happy-Go-Lucky, will be released May 31, 2022.
Sedaris and his sister, Amy Sedaris, have collaborated under the name “The Talent Family” and have written half-a-dozen plays which have been produced at La Mama, Lincoln Center, and The Drama Department in New York City.
Sedaris has been nominated for five Grammy Awards for Best Spoken Word and Best Comedy Album. In 2019 David Sedaris became a regular contributor to CBS Sunday Morning, and his Masterclass, David Sedaris Teaches Storytelling and Humor, was released.
There are over 16 million copies of his books in print and they have been translated into 32 languages. He has been awarded the Terry Southern Prize for Humor, Thurber Prize for American Humor, Jonathan Swift International Literature Prize for Satire and Humor, Time 2001 Humorist of the Year Award, as well as the Medal for Spoken Language from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. In March 2019 he was elected as a member into the American Academy of Arts and Letters. In 2020 the New York Public Library voted Me Talk Pretty One Day one of the 125 most important books of the last 125 years.
TICKETS: $25, $35, $45, $55 and $65 (plus applicable fees) can be purchased at fwembassytheatre.org, ticketmaster.com and the STAR Bank box office at the Embassy (260.424.5665) at 125 W. Jefferson Blvd., Fort Wayne on Friday, May 6 2022 at 10 a.m.
Ticketing link: https://www.ticketmaster.com/event/05005C9DAE76783A