PRESS RELEASE: WRITER, HUMORIST, & RADIO HOST PETER SAGAL TO SPEAK AT HISTORIC BALBOA THEATRE
WRITER, HUMORIST, & RADIO HOST PETER SAGAL TO SPEAK AT HISTORIC BALBOA THEATRE
The Host of NPR’s Beloved “Wait, Wait…Don’t Tell Me!” Arrives October 15
SAN DIEGO (July 17, 2023) — San Diego Theatres, the nonprofit arts organization that operates the San Diego Civic Theatre & Balboa Theatre, will present “An Evening with Peter Sagal, Host of ‘Wait, Wait…Don’t Tell Me!’” on Sunday, October 15 at Balboa Theatre. This brand-new program will include hilarious stories and insights from Sagal, a renowned writer, humorist, and radio host. Ticket sales begin at 10 AM on Friday, July 21, via https://bit.ly/PeterSagalSanDiego.
As the 25-year host of NPR's "Wait Wait ... Don’t Tell Me!", Sagal leads guest panelists in a satirical romp through the news for a weekly audience of millions. Along with his work on “Wait, Wait…”, Sagal is a Harvard graduate, playwright, marathon runner, and more! Guests attending this special evening can expect a behind-the-scenes peek at “Wait, Wait…”, along with Sagal’s signature colorful commentary on current events. “For millions of Americans, Peter Sagal has been a key voice in their home for decades, and we are thrilled to bring him to our stage,” says Cindy Bowers, Director of Programming for San Diego Theatres.
“An Evening with Peter Sagal” is proudly presented by San Diego Theatres, meaning every ticket sold helps support the organization’s mission to deliver exceptional performing arts and educational experiences at its two venues in downtown San Diego. Tickets for this event will be available starting July 21. Learn more about San Diego Theatres and purchase event tickets at www.sandiegotheatres.org.
About San Diego Theatres:
San Diego Theatres, Inc. is a 501(C) (3) non-profit arts organization that operates two theatres in downtown San Diego. The San Diego Civic Theatre has been the region’s largest and greatest attended performing arts venue for nearly 60 years, and the 100-year-old Balboa Theatre hosts concerts, comedians, and more in the heart of the Gaslamp district. The theatres serve over 500,000 patrons each year through arts and entertainment presentations, many of which are produced by resident nonprofit arts partners, including: San Diego Opera, San Diego Symphony, La Jolla Music Society, Golden State Ballet, Classics 4 Kids, and more. San Diego Theatres’ mission is to deliver exceptional performing arts and educational experiences, foster collaboration and partnerships, and create an accessible place for all people to enjoy the arts.