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Tue, Apr 12


Johnny Mercer Theatre

David Sedaris

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David Sedaris
David Sedaris

Time & Location

Apr 12, 2022, 7:30 PM

Johnny Mercer Theatre, 301 W Oglethorpe Ave, Savannah, GA 31401, USA

About The Event

GPB presents David Sedaris, author of the previous bestsellers Calypso, Naked, Me Talk Pretty One Day, Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim, and regular National Public Radio contributor will be appearing for one night only at Johnny Mercer Theatre on Tuesday, April 12, 2022, at 7:30pm, following the release of his newest books The Best of Me and A Carnival of Snackery. 

This is a unique opportunity to see the best-selling humorist in an intimate setting. As always, Sedaris will be offering a selection of all-new readings and recollections, as well as a Q&A session and book signing. Books will be available for purchase at the event, courtesy of Book Lady Bookstore.  

With sardonic wit and incisive social critiques, Mr. Sedaris has become one of America’s pre-eminent humor writers. The great skill with which he slices through cultural euphemisms and political correctness proves that Sedaris is a master of satire and one of the most observant writers addressing the human condition today.  His new book, The Best of Me (Little Brown/ Hachette, Fall 2020), is a collection of 42 previously published stories and essays, about which novelist Andrew Sean Greer wrote in the New York Times: “You must read “The Best of Me.” It will be a new experience, knowing that enough time has passed to find humor in the hardest parts of life. More than ever — we’re allowed to laugh.”  

If you love David Sedaris’s cheerfully misanthropic stories, you might think you know what you’re getting into at his live readings. You’d be wrong.  To see him read his own work on stage allows his autobiographical narrative to reveal a uniquely personal narrative that will keep you laughing throughout the evening.  Don’t miss this event! 

All seats at Johnny Mercer Theatre are reserved, and range in price from $40-$55 and are subject to additional taxes and fees. Tickets go on sale to the general public at 10:00am on Friday, February 25, 2022, at 

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