An Evening with David Sedaris

Whether talking about the need to compulsively lick light switches as a child, or the joys of crafting visual art whilst caught in the grip of an amphetamine-induced mania, David Sedaris is master of the droll anecdote. If you’ve ever had the pleasure of hearing Sedaris in a live performance, you will notice the rhythmic surge of the audience’s laughter, which erupts at every punch line, whether funny or not. Needless to say, it’s hip to like Sedaris. This Tuesday, the best-selling author, humorist, brother of Amy and perennial NPR personality will be making an appearance at Long Beach’s Terrace Theater. No doubt attendees will be treated to Sedaris’ wry, dry, sub-nasal monotone yarns describing life as an eccentric, gay and slightly nebbish non-Jew from a middle-class background. It’s an evening that promises to be like intellectual catnip for the cerebral set.
Tue., May 4, 7:30 p.m., 2010


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