The Santaland Diaries
December 2 — 27, 2015
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.
Approximately 75 minutes; no intermission.
General Performance Times:
Evenings: Tuesday - Sunday at 7:30 p.m.
Matinees: Saturday and Sundays at 2 p.m.
Special showing: Thursday, Dec. 24 at 2 p.m.
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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.
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Evenings: Tuesdays – Sundays at 7:30 p.m.*
Matinees: Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m., Thursdays at noon*
*Schedule may vary for some shows. Please check our season calendar to confirm.
Alex Falcone, Amy Miller and Bri Pruett host the December Social Hours at PCS. Enjoy complimentary nibbles and your first glass of beer or wine is on us!
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