Hackensack Meridian Health Theatre | Red Bank, New Jersey
Can you imagine buying tickets just to hear a man read from a book? Well, if it’s David Sedaris, we totally can! The acclaimed humourist, comedian, and author is bringing his live show across the U.S. this fall! Hailed as among America’s pre-eminent humor writers, Sedaris is a master in storytelling. He has published countless books, essays, and short stories—he is also a leading purveyor of satire. On Tuesday, 3rd October 2023, Sedaris is making his way to Red Bank, New Jersey, for a coveted appearance at the Hackensack Meridian Health Theatre! But don’t expect a traditional stand-up comedy-style performance on this much-awaited show. Sedaris is anticipated to share book readings, and anecdotes and provide the audience with his famous storytelling. Although the show is guaranteed to bring plenty of laughter, the celebrated humorist is known to provide nothing but facts! So if you want to see one of America’s most famous authors this fall, you should hurry and score tickets now to David Sedaris’s show at Hackensack Meridian Health Theatre!
David Sedaris has won the general public through his impressionable personal essays and short stories. He has penned some of the most compelling works, such as Barrel Fever, Naked, Denim, and Dress Your Family in Corduroy, among others. His first published work Barrel Fever was released in 1994. The following year, Sedaris became a regular on This American Life, a Chigaco-based public radio show.
In 1997, Sedaris released Naked, which earned a Randy Shilts Award for Gay Non-Fiction. This incredible work was followed by several more New York Times Best Sellers, such as Holidays on Ice, Dress Your Family in Corduroy, Denim, and more. In 2000, he released the New York Times Best-selling collection of essays, Me Talk Pretty One Day, which won the Thurber Prize for American Humor. The following year, Sedaris sold the film rights of Me Talk Pretty One Day to acclaimed director Watn Wang, who struck a deal with Columbia Pictures for a film adaption.
Apart from notable awards for writing, Sedaris also earned Grammy nominations for Best Spoken Word Albu and Best Comedy Album. These nominations were based on his work with Dress Your Family (audiobook) and his recording of Live at Carnegie Hall.
Many of Sedaris’ works revolve around anecdotes about his life, self-deprecation, and family life. He also often writes about his upbringing in the suburbs of Raleigh, North Carolina. Being of Greek descent, Sedaris often discusses his experiences growing up. Moreover, he often shares his take on education, jobs, homosexuality, and more.
Sedaris’ exemplary publications have led to several notable accomplishments, including being elected to the American Academy of Arts and Letters in 2019. Last year, he published his latest work, Happy Go Lucky, about his relationship with his father, who recently passed away.
If you’re looking for an event that will provide you with a great book reading, a sensible outlook, and make you laugh simultaneously, you should consider seeing Sedaris’ highly-acclaimed show this 2023! Catch David Sedaris this fall at the Hackensack Meridian Health Theatre. Tickets to the show on Tuesday, 3rd October 2023, are now available!