September 18, 2014

An Evening with David Sedaris at Holland Preforming Arts Center

If you love comedy, especially satire, you don't want to miss An Evening with David Sedaris at the Holland Preforming Arts Center! Coming up on October 30th, David Sedaris will take the stage to read from new and unpublished works. Some of his books and personal essays that include:

  • 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 (most recent title and it became an immediate bestseller!)

David Sedaris will also hold a Q&A Session with Book Signing after the show. Plus, The Bookworm Omaha is the Official Bookseller for this event and they will be on site offering various selections of Sedaris’ back catalog for purchase.

Check out this video of Sedaris reading one of his essays on The Late Show to get a feel for what you will experience....!

Mark your calendars and get your tickets to An Evening with David Sedaris in the Kiewit Hall at the Holland Performing Arts Center presented by Omaha Preforming Arts on Thursday, October 30, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $48.75 and are available at, by calling 402.345.0606 or at the Ticket Omaha Office inside the Holland Center,

Here are a few more tidbits about Sedaris.

  • Sedaris is the author of the New York Times bestselling collection of fables titled Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk: A Modest Bestiary (with illustrations by Ian Falconer). 
  • He was also the editor of Children Playing Before a Statue of Hercules: An Anthology of Outstanding Stories.
  • Sedaris’s pieces appear regularly in The New Yorker and have twice been included in “The Best American Essays.” 
  • There are 7 million copies of his books in print and they have been translated into 25 languages. 
  •  Sedaris’s original radio pieces can often be heard on the public radio show This American Life. 
  • He has been nominated for three Grammy Awards® for Best Spoken Word and Best Comedy Album. 
  • His latest audio recording of new stories (recorded live) is David Sedaris: Live for Your Listening Pleasure (November 2009). 
  • A feature film adaptation of his story C.O.G. was released after a premier at the Sundance Film Festival (2013).

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