Novelist, screenwriter and comics creator Neil Gaiman is at the Long Center for one night of entertainment and interaction with his audience.

In this live event, fantasy/science fiction writer Neil Gaiman — who is also a prolific creator of poetry, film, journalism, comics, song lyrics and drama — will tell stories and read stories, answer questions and, in his own words, “amaze, befuddle and generally delight. It will be fun and odd and not like any other evening with Neil Gaiman.”

He’s the author of the comic book series “The Sandman” and novels “Stardust,” “American Gods” and “Coraline.”

Details: 8 p.m. Friday. $39-$119. 701 W. Riverside Drive. 512-474-5664,