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.
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.
Evenings: Tuesday - Sunday at 7:30 p.m.*
Matinees: Saturday and Sundays at 2 p.m.,
Thursdays at noon*
*Note: These are general performance times. Certain productions may have exceptions. View the season calendar for more information.
This show's run time will be posted below the synopsis at left near the date of the first performance.
Production News & Reviews
Posted 17 November 2015
A Holiday Must-See"If you aren’t familiar with David Sedaris’ work, then The Santaland Diaries is a perfect introduction to his humorous work. And if you are a fan of David Sedaris’ work, then you know this is a must-see cult classic for the holiday season ... While Sedaris’ writing is nothing short of genius, Pierce’s delivery of Sedaris’ story... More
Posted 30 November 2015
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!
Posted 24 November 2015
Every winter, our youth are looking for basic needs such as socks, backpacks, bus tickets, gift cards, art supplies and other items that are around $25. The Giving Tree helps us supply our youth with the things they need throughout the year.
PCS is thrilled to host its annual Giving Tree for p:ear, a fantastic local organization whose mission is... More
Posted 23 November 2015
Meet some of the local vendors and musicians that will be presenting their talents and wares at our Holiday Bazaar on Sun, Dec 13 from 12 to 5 p.m.
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