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An Evening with David Sedaris

10 - 11 February 2025

In the Concert Hall

Talks and Ideas

A savant of razor-sharp and sardonic wit – don’t miss an evening with one of the world’s pre-eminent humour writers. 

To see Sedaris live is pure joy. To watch this bookish, culotte-evangelising man read his life’s work on stage is word-nerd heaven.

The Saturday Paper

Sedaris at his personal best

The critically acclaimed author, humourist and master of satire returns to Australia in 2025. Join David Sedaris for an evening filled with storytelling, observations, unpublished tales, audience Q&As and book signings.

Sedaris is the bestselling author of the books Happy-Go-Lucky, Calypso, Theft By Finding, Lets Explore Diabetes with Owls, Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk, When You Are Engulfed in Flames, Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim, Me Talk Pretty One Day, Holidays on Ice, Naked, and Barrel Fever. He is a regular contributor to The New Yorker, BBC Radio 4 and podcast, This American Life.

Presented by Sydney Opera House in association with Token Events

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