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Unscripted: Henry Winkler

Unscripted: Henry Winkler

In Conversation with D'Arcy Carden

November 27, 2023

75 minutes with no intermission

Curran Theater | 445 Geary St. San Francisco, CA 94102


Two of Hollywood's most beloved stars come together for an engaging onstage conversation. Emmy-award winning actor, author, comedian, producer, and director Henry Winkler will be joined by his “Barry” co-star D'Arcy Carden, the Emmy-nominated actress from "The Good Place" and "A League of Their Own." This is a rare opportunity to see two of the most talented and entertaining people in the business together on stage. The two will share stories about their careers, their lives, and their friendship, and Winkler will discuss the lifelong effects of stardom and the struggle to become whole, along with moments from his deeply thoughtful memoir BEING HENRY: The Fonz... and Beyond.


Henry Winkler, launched into prominence by his role as “The Fonz” in the beloved Happy Days, has transcended the role that made him who he is. Brilliant, funny, and widely-regarded as the nicest man in Hollywood (though he would be the first to tell you that it’s simply not the case, he’s really just grateful to be here), Henry shares in this achingly vulnerable memoir the disheartening truth of his childhood, the difficulties of a life with severe dyslexia, the pressures of a role that takes on a life of its own, and the path forward once your wildest dream seems behind you.


Since the glorious era of Happy Days fame, Henry has endeared himself to a new generation with roles in such adored shows as Arrested Development, Parks and Recreation, and Barry, where he’s revealed himself as an actor with immense depth and pathos, a departure from the period of his life when he was so distinctly typecast as The Fonz, he could hardly find work.


Filled with profound heart, charm, and self-deprecating humor, Being Henry is a memoir about so much more than a life in Hollywood and the curse of stardom. It is a meaningful testament to the power of sharing truth and kindness and of finding fulfillment within yourself.

Each ticket includes a copy of BEING HENRY: The Fonz... and Beyond and an opportunity for post-show book signing with Mr. Winkler. Thank you to our friends and partners at Book Passage!

$99 tickets include front of the line access for the book signing.

AGES & ADVISORIES: No children under 5 allowed.

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