OCTOBER 21 2019 David Sedaris, NPR Humorist and Best-selling Author, Returns to Walton Arts Center

David Sedaris, NPR Humorist and Best-selling Author, Returns to Walton Arts Center

NORTHWEST ARKANSAS, October 21, 2019 – With sardonic wit and incisive social critiques, David Sedaris returns to Walton Arts Center on Sunday, Nov. 3 at 7 pm.

Tickets range from $46 to $54 plus applicable fees. Patrons can also purchase reserved parking in the Spring Street deck for $7. Tickets and parking can be purchased in-person at the Walton Arts Center Box Office, by calling 479.443.5600 or by visiting waltonartscenter.org.

Sedaris is the master of satire and one of today’s most observant writers addressing the human condition. His latest book is a New York Times best-selling collection of essays entitled Calypso.

Original audio pieces by Sedaris can often be heard on the public radio show This American Life. Since 2011, he can be heard annually on a series of live recordings on BBC Radio 4 entitled “Meet David Sedaris.”

His latest audio recording of new stories (recorded live) is “David Sedaris: Live for Your Listening Pleasure” (2009). A feature film adaptation of his story C.O.G. was released after a premiere at the Sundance Film Festival (2013).

As a companion piece to his New York Times best-selling book Theft By Finding: Diaries (1977-2002), Jeffrey Jenkins published and edited an art book of Sedaris’s diary covers, entitled David Sedaris Diaries: A Visual Compendium. A second volume of his diaries is expected to be released in summer 2020.

Sedaris has been nominated for three Grammy Awards® for Best Spoken Word and Best Comedy Album.

Visit waltonartscenter.org for more information about David Sedaris.

Walton Arts Center is Arkansas’ largest and busiest performing arts presenter. Each year more than 215,000 people from Arkansas, Missouri, Kansas and Oklahoma and beyond attend more than 300 public events at Walton Arts Center, including performances, rehearsals, community gatherings, receptions, weddings and more. Approximately 35,000 students and teachers participate annually in arts learning programs at Walton Arts Center, and almost 250 volunteers donate 28,000 hours of time each year to its operations. Walton Arts Center presents entertainers and artists from around the world including Broadway musicals, renowned dance companies, international artists, up-and-coming jazz musicians and more. As a non-profit organization, Walton Arts Center enjoys the generous support of public sector funding, corporate sponsorship and private donors, allowing audience members to enjoy world-class performances at a great price. To learn more about Walton Arts Center, visit www.waltonartscenter.org.

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