Synopsis – THIS SHOW IS RATED R (Adults only!)
The Santaland Diaries is a brilliant evocation of what a slacker’s Christmas must feel like. Out of work, our slacker decides to become a Macy’s elf during the holiday crunch. At first the job is simply humiliating, but once the thousands of visitors start pouring through Santa’s workshop, he becomes battle-weary and bitter. Finding consolation in the fact that some of the other elves were television extras on One Life to Live, he grins and bears it, occasionally taking out his frustrations on the children and parents alike. The piece ends with yet another Santa being ushered into the workshop, but this one is different from the lecherous or drunken ones with whom he has had to work. This Santa actually seems to care about and love the children who come to see him, startling our hero into an uncharacteristic moment of goodwill, just before his employment runs out.
Join us onstage for a Christmas Karaoke Party following every evening performance!
AND join us prior to all matinee performances for a Holiday Bizarre Bazaar– where you can buy unique Christmas gifts made by local artists for your friends and family!
*And for the first time, we’re running TWO magnificent casts! Want to know who you’ll see when you come to the show? See below. But don’t worry… you can’t go wrong with either cast. In fact, we think you should see BOTH!*
11/25, 12/2, 12/3, 12/8, 12/10, 12/16 @7:30pm
11/26, 12/11 & 12/18 @ 2pm
Evonne Kezios as Crumpet
11/26, 12/1, 12/9, 12/15, 12/17 @ 7:30pm
11/27, 12/3, and 12/4 @ 2pm
Ryan Costello as Crumpet
The Santaland Diaries is presented by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Services, Inc., New York