The Santaland Diaries

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November 26 — December 24, 2016
In the Ellyn Bye Studio

Previews are Nov. 26 - Dec. 1 | Opening night Dec. 2
By David Sedaris
Adapted for the stage by Joe Mantello
Directed by Wendy Knox
Starring Darius Pierce

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.

Run Time:
Approximately 70 minutes; no intermission.

Who’s Who:
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Recommended for ages 14 and up. Contains mature content and language, and the secret of Santa is exposed. Children under 6 are not permitted at any PCS production.

Resource Guide:
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Performance Times

Evenings: Tuesdays – Sundays at 7:30 p.m.*
Matinees: Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m.*

*Note: These are general performance times. Certain productions may have exceptions. View the season calendar or select “more performances” in the sidebar to view available dates and times.

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