The Armory

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:
View the cast and creative team bios.

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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:
Download resource guide (PDF)

Performance Times

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

*Schedule may vary for some shows. Please check our season calendar to confirm.

Photos & Artwork

Coming soon!

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"The Santaland Diaries" Cast and Creative Team

Meet the cast and creative team giving us insight into what it's like to be one of Santa's elves.

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Giving Tuesday

On November 29th give back and help Portland Center Stage at the Armory end the year strong.

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Resource Guide for Educators: Meet the Cast and Playwright

Meet the Cast and Playwright of The Santaland Diaries

More Info & Features

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