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STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of Michael Bouchard in THE SANTALAND DIARIESSTAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of Michael Bouchard in THE SANTALAND DIARIES
by Stage Tube - Dec 5, 2016

Off-Center and Boulder Ensemble Theatre Company present THE SANTALAND DIARIES By David Sedaris, adapted for the stage by Joe Mantello, Nov 25 - Dec 24, 2016. (more...)

The Fulton Theatre Opens THE SANTALAND DIARIES TonightThe Fulton Theatre Opens THE SANTALAND DIARIES Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre announces a third holiday offering to Lancaster audiences - and beyond. The Santaland Diaries has been called "A sardonic, merrily subversive tale" (New York Newsday) and will have a limited run of six performances in the Tell Studio Theatre at the Fulton. (more...)

The Ringwald's Anti-Holiday Treat Makes Annual Appearance!The Ringwald's Anti-Holiday Treat Makes Annual Appearance!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

The Ringwald Theatre is pleased to announce the 10th Annual Production of their beloved holiday classic, The Santaland Diaries and Season's Greetings by David Sedaris, adapted for the stage by Joe Mantello, December 16-22, 2016. (more...)

THE HUMANS to Eat Last Holiday Meal on Broadway This Winter; National Tour on the Horizon!THE HUMANS to Eat Last Holiday Meal on Broadway This Winter; National Tour on the Horizon!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Producers Scott Rudin and Barry Diller announced today that the most acclaimed, celebrated, and awarded American play in recent memory, The Humans, will play its final Broadway performance on Sunday, January 15, 2017 at its third New York home, the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre, after its year-long, smash hit run on Broadway and fourteen weeks Off Broadway. (more...)

Crumpet the Elf is Back in David Sedaris's THE SANTALAND DIARIES at Alley TheatreCrumpet the Elf is Back in David Sedaris's THE SANTALAND DIARIES at Alley Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

The Alley Theatre brings back David Sedaris's THE SANTALAND DIARIES December 1 through 31 in the Neuhaus Theatre. (more...)

For Good! WICKED Will Become 9th Longest-Running Show in Broadway HistoryFor Good! WICKED Will Become 9th Longest-Running Show in Broadway History
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

The international blockbuster Wicked will play its 5,462nd Broadway performance on Sunday, December 4th at 2pm, surpassing Beauty and the Beast to become the 9th longest-running production in Broadway history. (more...)

David Sedaris's THE SANTALAND DIARIES at Santa Monica PlayhouseDavid Sedaris's THE SANTALAND DIARIES at Santa Monica Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

'A sardonic, merrily subversive tale-just the antidote to bright-eyed joy before too many shopping days have passed. Worth more than a photo album full of Santas!' NY Newsday (more...)

Combined Artform presents The 15th year of THE SANTALAND DIARIES by David SedarisCombined Artform presents The 15th year of THE SANTALAND DIARIES by David Sedaris
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

This year we celebrate the 15th anniversary of everyone's favorite mall elf, Crumpet, in The Santaland Diaries by David Sedaris, adapted to the stage by Joe Mantello.  The very talented Zac Schuman (Avenue Q) and A.J. Roy are back again sharing the iconic role over the course of this limited run. So come see the show that has become the cult classic of the 'anti-holiday tradition' for San Francisco's audiences, come escape the craziness of the holidays with Combined Artform at the Eureka Theatre. (more...)

Cleveland Public Theatre presents David Sedaris' THE SANTALAND DIARIESCleveland Public Theatre presents David Sedaris' THE SANTALAND DIARIES
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

Cleveland Public Theatre's Executive Artistic Director, Raymond Bobgan, announces the return of a holiday favorite, The Santaland Diaries by David Sedaris, adapted by Joe Mantello, produced by the Cleveland Theatre and presented at the Outcalt Theatre at Playhouse Square this holiday season from December 1st through December 18th. CPT's production of The Santaland Diaries is directed by CPT's Cathleen O'Malley and stars Ray Caspio as "Crumpet the Elf." (more...)

BWW Preview: SANTALAND DIARIES at KC Rep Copaken StageBWW Preview: SANTALAND DIARIES at KC Rep Copaken Stage
by Alan Portner - Nov 28, 2016

Santa's elf speaks out on elf kingdom (more...)

CPT at Playhouse Square Presents David Sedaris' Acclaimed Holiday Comedy THE SANTALAND DIARIESCPT at Playhouse Square Presents David Sedaris' Acclaimed Holiday Comedy THE SANTALAND DIARIES
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

Cleveland Public Theatre's Executive Artistic Director, Raymond Bobgan, returns with a holiday favorite, The Santaland Diaries by David Sedaris, adapted by Joe Mantello, produced by the Cleveland Theatre and presented at the Outcalt Theatre at Playhouse Square this holiday season. Tickets are $30 can be purchased online at www.playhousesquare.org or by phone by calling the PlayhouseSquare Box Office at (216) 241-6000 or (866) 546-1353. (more...)

The Cast of THE HUMANS Celebrates Thanksgiving with Commemorative Family PortraitThe Cast of THE HUMANS Celebrates Thanksgiving with Commemorative Family Portrait
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2016

To celebrate Thanksgiving, the award-winning ensemble of the reigning Tony Award-winning Best Play, The Humans, posed for a commemorative "family portrait" in the style of Norman Rockwell's iconic painting, "Freedom from Want." (more...)

December at 18th & Union: an Elf, a Truck Driver, and a Guy in Red UnderwearDecember at 18th & Union: an Elf, a Truck Driver, and a Guy in Red Underwear
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

18th & Union is pleased to announce a lineup of artistic visitations that are guaranteed to temper the icky sweetness of holiday kitsch. Three productions will run in rotating rep throughout December: The Santaland Diaries, by David Sedaris; The Slipknot, by TJ Dawe; and Emmett Montgomery's Sugar Plum Gary. (more...)

BWW Review: THE SANTALAND DIARIES Generates Laughs at Desert RoseBWW Review: THE SANTALAND DIARIES Generates Laughs at Desert Rose
by Audrey Liebross - Nov 22, 2016

THE SANTALAND DIARIES, Joe Mantello's stage adaptation of David Sedaris's memoir of his experience working as Crumpet the Elf, is playing in Rancho Mirage, at the Desert Rose Playhouse. (more...)

'EBENEZER SCROOGE', SANTALAND DIARIES and More Slated for CRT Downtown This December'EBENEZER SCROOGE', SANTALAND DIARIES and More Slated for CRT Downtown This December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

Cortland Repertory Theatre invites one and all to celebrate the holiday season at CRT Downtown, 24 Port Watson Street in historic downtown Cortland with a number of December events, aimed to provide fun and festivities for everyone, no matter how they feel about the holidays!  (more...)

Jennifer Ashley Tepper to Celebrate THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 3 at Drama Book ShopJennifer Ashley Tepper to Celebrate THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 3 at Drama Book Shop
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

Dress Circle Publishing will celebrate their new book THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 3 - the latest in a series by acclaimed historian and producer Jennifer Ashley Tepper - with a special event at The Drama Book Shop (250 West 4oth Street in Manhattan) on Thursday, December 1 at 5:30 PM. (more...)

Up on the Marquee: THE GLASS MENAGERIE with Sally FieldUp on the Marquee: THE GLASS MENAGERIE with Sally Field
by Walter McBride - Nov 17, 2016

Lincoln Center Theatre's upcoming revival of The Glass Menagerie, starring Sally Field and Joe Mantello, will begin previews on February 7, 2017 at Broadway's Belasco Theatre. (111 W 44th St, New York). Opening night is set for March 9th. (more...)

WICKED Tour to Welcome Three New Stars This Month in MichiganWICKED Tour to Welcome Three New Stars This Month in Michigan
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

The WICKED tour will welcome Tony Award-nominee and Drama Desk Award-winner Isabel Keating as Madame Morrible, Fred Applegate as The Wizard and Andy Mientus ('Smash') as Boq, beginning Tuesday, November 22nd at Wharton Center in East Lansing. (more...)

New Sondheim Musical BUNUEL to Arrive on Broadway in 2018? Joe Mantello Boards as DirectorNew Sondheim Musical BUNUEL to Arrive on Broadway in 2018? Joe Mantello Boards as Director
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

With producer Scott Rudin on board, Riedel predicts that with favorable reviews, the musical will certainly head to Broadway for a Spring 2018 premiere, just in time for Sondheim's 88th birthday (more...)

Castle Craig Players to Bring THE SANTALAND DIARIES to New Haven, Collinsville & MeridenCastle Craig Players to Bring THE SANTALAND DIARIES to New Haven, Collinsville & Meriden
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

Forget visions of sugarplums and carols sung fireside! The Castle Craig Players are bringing back their sold-out hit from last season - THE SANTALAND DIARIES, the sardonic 'one-elf show' by award-winning American humorist David Sedaris. (more...)

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