in conversation with her high school English teacher, KATHY DALTON
THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT
October 29, 2014
(Doors at 7:00)
Back Bay Events Center
180 Berkeley St, Boston, MA 02116
There will not be a standby line for this event.
Harvard Book Store is thrilled and delighted to welcome actress, comedian, and Burlington, Massachusetts, native AMY POEHLER for a discussion of her highly anticipated first book, Yes Please, in conversation with her high school English teacher, KATHY DALTON.
While originally a transplant from upstate New York, Kathy Dalton spent most of her career teaching English in Burlington, Massachusetts. In September of 1983, a bright, enthusiastic and extremely inquisitive fourteen year old named Amy Poehler entered Ms. Dalton’s freshman class, and thus began their four year literary journey together. Although, it didn't take long for Ms. Dalton to recognize that Amy's own creative journey was just beginning, she never envisioned how far it would take her. Bravo, Amy!
Tickets go on sale online only at amypoehler.eventbrite.com on Tuesday, October 7, at 9am.
UPDATE: This event is now sold out! There will not be a standby line for this event. Congrats to those who got tickets!
Tickets are $40 and each include a first edition copy of Yes Please. A limited quantity of special premium tickets ($45 each) will also be available, and each premium ticket will include a pre-signed first edition of Yes Please. All tickets are general admission and ticket holders will be seated on a first-come, first-served basis.
Tickets are limited to two (2) per order. The name of each ticket holder will be requested when purchasing tickets and checked at the door. Each ticket holder is limited to one (1) book. Tickets are non-refundable and non-returnable.
Please note, this event will not include a public book signing. Signed books will only be available to premium ticket holders, who must be present at the event to receive their pre-signed copy. Premium ticket holders unable to attend will forfeit their signed copies and will be mailed an unsigned first edition copy of Yes Please upon request.
Location & Timing
This event will take place in the beautiful John Hancock Hall at the Back Bay Events Center in Boston, on the corner of Berkeley and Stuart Streets. Doors will open at 7:00pm for our 8:00pm event. Books will be distributed to ticket holders at the end of the event. Please note that tickets expire at 7:55pm. Latecomers will be seated at the discretion of the staff.
In Yes Please Amy Poehler offers up a big juicy stew of personal stories, funny bits on sex and love and friendship and parenthood and real life advice (some useful, some not so much), like when to be funny and when to be serious. Powered by Amy’s charming and hilarious, biting yet wise voice, Yes Please is a book full of words to live by.
In a perfect world . . .
We'd get to hang out with Amy Poehler, watching dumb movies, listening to music, and swapping tales about our coworkers and difficult childhoods. Because in a perfect world, we'd all be friends with Amy—someone who seems so fun, is full of interesting stories, tells great jokes, and offers plenty of advice and wisdom (the useful kind, not the annoying kind you didn't ask for, anyway). Unfortunately, between her Golden Globe-winning role on Parks and Recreation, work as a producer and director, place as one of the most beloved SNL alumni and cofounder of the Upright Citizens' Brigade, involvement with the website Smart Girls at the Party, frequent turns as acting double for Meryl Streep, and her other gig as the mom of two young sons, she's not available for movie night.
Luckily we have the next best thing: Yes Please, Amy's hilarious and candid book. A collection of stories, thoughts, ideas, lists, and haikus from the mind of one of our most beloved entertainers, Yes Please offers Amy's thoughts on everything from her "too safe" childhood outside of Boston to her early days in New York City, her ideas about Hollywood and "the biz," the demon that looks back at all of us in the mirror, and her joy at being told she has a "face for wigs." Yes Please is chock-full of words and wisdom to live by.
Please note that your ticket ONLY guarantees you a seat until five minutes before an event begins. Latecomers will be seated at the discretion of the staff. Additionally, tickets purchased online may only be picked up at the venue the night of the event, and cannot be picked up in-store beforehand.
All ticket purchases are non-refundable.
This event will take place in the beautiful John Hancock Hall at the Back Bay Events Center in Boston, on the corner of Berkeley and Stuart Streets.
Back Bay Events Center is located within blocks of several MBTA stations.
Back Bay Station: servicing Commuter Rail, Amtrak, and the Orange Line. Located on Dartmouth Street between Stuart Street and Columbus Avenue, and on Clarendon Street near Columbus Avenue.
Copley Square Station: servicing the Green Line. Located at 640 Boylston Street and 230 Dartmouth Street.
Arlington Street Station: servicing the Green Line. Located at 300 Boylston Street and 20 Arlington Street.
Parking for the Back Bay Events Center is located one block from the facility at the Garage @ 100 Clarendon.
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