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Fran Lebowitz to appear at Galesburg’s Orpheum Theatre

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Renowned author, humorist, and social commentator Fran Lebowitz is coming to Galesburg’s Orpheum Theatre.

“An Evening with Fran Lebowitz” is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9.

The event will feature an on-stage interview conducted by retired Galesburg radio personality Terry Cavanaugh followed by a question and answer session with the audience.

A book signing is also planned in the theatre lobby in partnership with Wordsmith Bookshoppe.

The New York Times Book Review calls Lebowitz an “important humorist in the classic tradition.”

Lebowitz is the author of numerous books, has long been a regular on talk shows, has acted for TV and film, and has been in various documentary films.

Tickets for “An Evening with Fran Lebowitz" range from $35 to $50 and will be available online at 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 5 and at the box office, 57 S. Kellogg St., beginning Tuesday Sept. 6, or by phone at (309)342-2299.

Jane Carlson covers west central Illinois and southeast Iowa for Tri States Public Radio.