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Don’t miss an evening with David Sedaris in Victoria

The bestselling author and humorist will delight fans at the Royal Theatre May 13
“David’s ability to connect through humour and his keen observation of the human condition make him one of the most sought-after voices of our time,” says Elizabeth Randau of Magicspace Entertainment. Photo by Anne Fishbein.

A unique blend of hilarity and poignancy awaits audiences when bestselling author and humorist David Sedaris takes the stage at Victoria’s Royal Theatre May 13.

Hosted by Magicspace Entertainment, the event also features a live Q&A followed by a book signing, with titles available for purchase from Munro’s Books.

“David’s ability to connect through humour and his keen observation of the human condition make him one of the most sought-after voices of our time,” says Elizabeth Randau, of Magicspace Entertainment.

“We are thrilled to bring him to Victoria, where fans can experience his wit and wisdom up close.”

Sedaris, known for his sharp wit and incisive social critiques, has captured the attention of readers worldwide with his personal essays and short stories.

David Sedaris has written New York Times bestsellers like “Me Talk Pretty One Day” and “Calypso.” Photo by Anne Fishbein.

He’s written New York Times bestsellers like Me Talk Pretty One Day and Calypso, and his latest, Happy-Go-Lucky, which debuted at No. 1 on the bestseller list. He release his first children’s book Pretty Ugly last Februrary. His works explore the absurdities of life and reflect on the deeper emotional truths, which make him standout as a beloved figure in contemporary literature.

The event will be a reading, set in a performance manner. “He brings his essays to life, infusing each story with vibrancy and a performative flair that captivates his audience,” Randau notes.

The event at the Royal Theatre is an opportunity to hear from Sedaris and engage. The post-show Q&A session allows fans to delve deeper into the author’s process and insights.

“David’s candid nature and his ability to find humour in the mundane make his live shows a unique blend of hilarity and poignancy,” says Randau. “Our audience is in for a memorable night.”

Critics and readers alike have lauded Sedaris for his impact on modern humour and literature. He’s been described by the Toronto Globe and Mail as someone who has “hit upon the narrative equivalent of Pepsi, or the PlayStation, or oxygen, or the haircut: something that others in the world might actually want and find useful.” His sharp, accessible humour makes him a pivotal figure in the landscape of American satire.

With over 16 million copies of his books in print and translations into 32 languages, Sedaris’s appeal crosses cultural barriers, making his observations universally resonant. His recognition includes prestigious awards like the Thurber Prize for American Humour and the Terry Southern Prize for Humour, underlining his contributions to the field of humour writing.

“David brings a sense of realness and authenticity that resonates deeply with audiences,” Randau says. “He reminds us of the power of laughter to connect us all.”

Visit, call 250-386-6121, or stop by the McPherson Box Office to purchase your tickets today!