CORONAVIRUS: Latest updates here.
Known for pulling at the threads of familiarity, Sedaris specializes in poignant comedy that is often mined from his unconventional childhood in North Carolina, his wildly varying stream of jobs, and his move to France with his partner. Never afraid to reveal personal anecdotes to audiences, his 2018 book, Calypso was a darkly comic collection of semi-autobiographical essays. A Grammy Award-nominated humorist, writer, comedian, bestselling author, and radio contributor, his laconic wit and delivery have ensured his place as one of America's best observant comedians and keenest students of the human condition.
His comic debut came about in 1992 when he recounted his strange-but-true experiences of being a Macy's holiday elf in his piece, "Santaland Diaries" on NPR's Morning Edition. A regular contributor to BBC radio, his reminiscent stories about his childhood that features his sister Amy (Sedaris), strikes a chord with many of his listeners. He and Amy are also frequent collaborators in creating stage shows, under their joint company, "The Talent Family".
Performance date: 21 November 2021
Suitable for ages 12+
You may be required to have had a COVID vaccine in order to attend this performance or show proof of a negative test. Please contact the venue directly for more information on this.
2 reviews, average rating: (4.0 Stars)
David is a Treasure of Real. Satirist, Comedian, Brilliant, on and on. Twists... more
Last evening, we sat in the 4th floor balcony to see a dot on the stage... more
Sound good to you? Share this page on social media and let your friends know about David Sedaris at Boston Symphony Hall.
I want email news and updates for events in my area! Read how we protect your data.
Please note: The term Boston Symphony Hall and/or David Sedaris as well as all associated graphics, logos, and/or other trademarks, tradenames or copyrights are the property of the Boston Symphony Hall and/or David Sedaris and are used herein for factual descriptive purposes only. We are in no way associated with or authorized by the Boston Symphony Hall and/or David Sedaris and neither that entity nor any of its affiliates have licensed or endorsed us to sell tickets, goods and or services in conjunction with their events.