David Sedaris at Queen Elizabeth Theatre

Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver, British Columbia



David Sedaris at



David Sedaris

Queen Elizabeth Theatre

Unravel life and all its comedic intricacies in An Evening with David Sedaris on Tuesday, May 14th, at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre! Prior to a long-awaited overseas outing, the celebrated humorist will visit 36 North American cities to engage audiences in an hour and a half of extensive discourse. Sedaris will examine the human condition in rewardingly humorous ways, drawing subjects from the collective pool of his published and unpublished literature, which may feature the Thurber Prize-winning “Me Talk Pretty One Day” and New York Times Bestsellers “Naked,” “When You Are Engulfed in Flames,” and “Happy Go Lucky.” The event will also include a 30-minute Q&A session for a chance to pick the brain of the American Academy of Arts and Letters inductee, as well as book signing segments before and after the presentation. The Queen Elizabeth Theatre opens its doors to you and David Sedaris, promising a night of intellectual hilarity dipped in classical ambiance. Book your seats now!

Comedy is serious business, and nobody else takes it more seriously than David Sedaris. This year, the Thurber Prize-winning humorist will tour North America in 36 highly anticipated evenings of comedic discussion before flying off to continue the trip in European territories. And as a special treat for his Canuck fans, our speaker will pay you a courtesy call on May 14th LIVE at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre.

“His beauty lies in his ability to combine the most serious of topics within the context of creativity and smart humor. Sedaris gave us a gentle reminder of what we really need: a conscious, deliberate thought — an ever-so-present humorous perspective.”

An Evening with David Sedaris will feature the titular author in 90 minutes of uninterrupted discourse, pulling talking points from both published and unpublished material alike, which may include topics from his latest work, “Happy Go Lucky.” In addition, the event will engage the audience in a riveting half-hour Q&A session, with segments before and after the show dedicated to book signing.

Glimpse eloquent insights from the writer behind “Me Talk Pretty One Day,” the acclaimed collection of essays that won the prestigious Thurber Prize for American Humor in 2001. Drawing from his decades-spanning body of work, David Sedaris will catch your fascination and tickle you out of breath through biting satire and creative social commentary. Among his most raved publications include New York Times Bestsellers “Holidays on Ice,” “When You Are Engulfed in Flames,” and the Randy Shilts Award winner “Naked.” Sedaris also produced the “Live at Carnegie Hall” and “Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim” audio records, both receiving nominations from the GRAMMY Awards. In 2019, he was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters for his autobiographical contributions to literature.

As for our hosting venue, the Queen Elizabeth Theatre of Vancouver, BC, will light up a delightfully elegant atmosphere for 2,765 viewers to enjoy the writer’s bouts of inspired talks. First-class seats, immaculate lighting, and pitch-perfect acoustics combine into a five-star experience, all to serve as a perfect backdrop for this once-in-a-blue-moon event.

Seek comical enlightenment in An Evening with David Sedaris LIVE this Tuesday, May 14th, at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. Seats are filling up - book your reservations soon!

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