"If you're looking for sympathy, you'll find it between shit and syphilis in the dictionary."
But if you're looking for David Sedaris, you'll find him inside the Ikeda Theater at Mesa Arts Center at 8 p.m. Wednesday, November 5. That's right, despite seeing the good, the bad, and ugly wryly documented in his last book, Let's Explore Diabetes With Owls, the bestselling author, humorist, and NPR contributor is back on tour.
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While Sedaris has been many things, from factory worker to apartment cleaner to department store elf, his most notable talent, and incidentally comedic content, lies in his award winning books.
In a signature voice, Sedaris spins stories of relatives and recreational drug use, navigating foreign lands and equally exotic domesticity. Following more than two decades of works including Barrel Fever, Holidays on Ice, Naked, Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim, Me Talk Pretty One Day, When You Are Engulfed in Flames, Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk, and Let's Explore Diabetes With Owls, Sedaris is taking to the stage once again to read some familiar favorites and possibly some new side-splitting material.
Tickets are now on sale to see Sedaris live at Mesa Arts Center. Prices range from $32 to $65. For more information and to reserve your seats, visit www.mesaartscenter.com or call the box office at 480-644-6500.