An Evening with David Sedaris
Thursday, October 15, 7:30 pm
Bellows Falls Opera House
Bellows Falls, VT
Tickets: $55 orchestra and $45 balcony
With sardonic wit and incisive social critiques, David Sedaris has become one of America’s pre-eminent humor writers. He is the master of satire and one of today’s most observant writers addressing the human condition. Calypso, his latest collection of essays, is a New York Times best-seller, and a Washington Post Best Book of the Year. The audiobook of Calypso was nominated for a 2019 Grammy in the Best Spoken Word Album category.
Beloved for his personal essays and short stories, David Sedaris is the author of Barrel Fever, Holidays on Ice, Naked, Me Talk Pretty One Day, Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim, When You Are Engulfed in Flames, Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls, and Theft By Finding: Diaries (1977-2002). He is the author of Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk: A Modest Bestiary, a collection of fables with illustrations by Ian Falconer. Each of these books was an immediate bestseller. He was also the editor of Children Playing Before a Statue of Hercules: An Anthology of Outstanding Stories. His pieces regularly appear in The New Yorker and have twice been included in “The Best American Essays.” There are over ten million copies of his books in print and they have been translated into 25 languages. In 2018 he was awarded the Terry Southern Prize for Humor, as well as the Medal for Spoken Language from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. In March 2019 he was elected as a member into the American Academy of Arts and Letters.
When & Where
- A&R Entertainment Presents
Saturday, April 4, 7:30 pm
50 Main St.
Tickets: $60, $40, $25
The Hatch returns this April 4th with Comics on a Mission featuring the brilliant Maeve Higgins, Jordan Carlos, Erin Jackson and Matt Broussard. Humorist, and Hatch co-founder Tom Bodett and a clown car full of talent come together to benefit the HatchSpace woodworking school and community workshop in Brattleboro.
The HatchSpace mission to teach and preserve the skills and traditions of craft while celebrating the joy of simply making things is a welcome tonic for the endless fever dream news cycle we seem trapped in. Get your tickets now for a night of good fun and do-gooderism. Priced to assist your generosity at $60, $40, and $25.
At the Latchis Gallery space you can browse the amazing hand-crafted furniture and wooden studio art produced by HatchSpace members and supporters. Raffle and auction items will be on display beginning February 1st.
“Loose and goofy…a brilliant ad libber.” - Variety
Friday, April 10, 7:00 pm
Dibden Center for the Arts
Northern Vermont University - Johnson
337 College Hill Road
Tickets: $45, $35, $25
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Paula Poundstone is one of our country’s preeminent comedians, known for her smart, observational humor and legendary spontaneous wit. Writes Nick Zaino for The Boston Globe, “You know that she is a great comic, the way you know any fine performer when you see one—there’s a disarming ease in her craft, an immediate sense that she’s so quick on her feet you need never worry about the possibility of something going wrong.”
Paula is a popular panelist on NPR’s # 1 show, the weekly comedy news quiz, Wait, Wait…Don’t Tell Me! Paula’s guest appearances include The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Star Talk with Neil deGrasse Tyson, Late Night with Carson Daly, The Montreal Comedy Festival/Just for Laughs, Nerdist with Chris Hardwick, and she was a clue in a New York Times crossword puzzle.
She’s filed commentaries for CBS Sunday Morning, and for NPR’s Morning Edition and All Things Considered. Paula voices the character, “Forgetter Paula,” in Disney/Pixar’s Inside Out, winner of the 2017Academy Award for Bes