Jeannie Gaffigan: When Life Gives You Pears @ Symphony Space
Tuesday October 1: 7:00PM – 8:00PM
In a book that is The Big Sick meets Dad Is Fat, Jeannie Gaffigan, writing partner and wife of bestselling author/comedian Jim Gaffigan, writes with humor and heart about the pear-sized brain tumor she had removed, the toll it took on her enormous family, and the priceless lessons she learned along the way.
Jim interviews Jeannie in a rare public discussion about Jeannie’s honest and funny book. Q&A to follow. Sure to be a hysterical time with Hollywood’s quiet power couple, each ticket includes admission to this exclusive event, a signed copy of When Life Gives You Pears, and more Pear surprises!
Jeannie will personalize books following interview and Q&A.
Please Note: The event will be located at Symphony Space at 2537 Broadway at 95th St. New York, NY 10025-6990.
Jeannie Gaffigan is the writer and executive producer of The Jim Gaffigan Show which received critical acclaim for its two seasons on TVLand. She co-wrote and executive produced Jim Gaffigan’s comedy specials, Beyond the Pale (2006), King Baby (2009), Mr. Universe (2012), Obsessed (2014), Cinco (2017). These specials achieved platinum sales and three Grammy nominations. Jeannie is known for her creative films at the top of the comedy specials. The latest specials Jeannie co-wrote, executive produced and directed are Noble Ape (Released July 2018) and Quality Time (Released 2019). Jeannie was the story editor on the two New York Times Best Sellers, Dad is Fat and Food: A Love Story.
Jeannie lives with her husband and five children in New York City.