The Santaland Diaries

December 2 — 27
In the Ellyn Bye Studio

Previews are Dec. 2 & 3 | Opening night Dec. 4
By David Sedaris
Adapted for the stage by Joe Mantello
Directed by Wendy Knox

Based on the true chronicles of David Sedaris’ experience as Crumpet the Elf in Macy’s Santaland display, this cult classic riffs on a few of Sedaris’ truly odd encounters with his fellow man during the height of the holiday crunch.

General Performance Times:
Evenings: Tuesday - Sunday at 7:30 p.m.
Matinees: Saturday and Sundays at 2 p.m.
Thursdays at noon
Special showing: Thursday, Dec. 24 at 2 p.m.
View the season calendar.

Run Time:
Approximately 75 minutes; no intermission.

The Santaland Diaries is recommended for ages 14+; contains mature content and language, and the secret of Santa is exposed. Children under 6 are not permitted at any PCS production. There is no late seating or re-entry in the Ellyn Bye Studio.

Production blog

Two is Company, Three’s a Crowd and 10 is a Major Discount!

Two is Company, Three’s a Crowd and 10 is a Major Discount!

18 June 2015 & Posted by Mandy Morgan

Did you know? If you bring a group of 10 or more people to a show, you can get a BIG discount and free bonus tickets! Group tickets for the 2015-2016 season are now on sale!



Art and photography for The Santaland Diaries. View on Flickr »

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The Santaland Diaries
December 2 — 27

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