Company Artist Todd Waite reprises his role as "Crumpet the Elf" in the outlandish, and true, chronicles of David Sedaris' experience as a worker in Macy's SantaLand display. This compact, one-character comedy is a hilarious cult classic, featuring comic encounters during the height of the holiday crunch. NPR humorist and best-selling author of Me Talk Pretty One Day and Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim, David Sedaris has become one of America's pre-eminent humor writers.
News About The Santaland Diaries at Diversionary Theatre
Theatreworks Silicon Valley to Stream New Works Festival Online
March 25, 2021
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley will stream an advance look at tomorrow's hits in New Works Festival Online.
Musical SENSE AND SENSIBILITY, LIZARD BOY, and More Announced for Theatreworks 51st Season
January 28, 2021
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley has postponed the opening of its 51st mainstage season to October 2021, with eight plays to be presented through August 2022.
Steve Coulter and More to Star In BENT By Martin Sherman
January 15, 2020
A tragic love story set in Nazi Germany, Bent follows the journey of Max, a young gay man from Berlin, who learns to accept himself and to love in the face of horrific and impossible odds. One of the most significant plays of the 20th century, Bent sheds light on the widely untold history of the persecution of homosexual men during the Holocaust.
San Diego Theatre Critics Circle Announced Nominations For 2019 Craig Noel Awards For Theatrical Excellence
January 01, 2020
The San Diego Theatre Critics Circle is pleased to announce the nominations for its 2019 Craig Noel Awards. Now in its 18th year, the Craig Noel Awards honor the achievements at professional theaters in San Diego County.
BWW Interview: Anthony Methvin of THE SANTALAND DIARIES at Diversionary Theatre
November 30, 2019
An interview with THE SANTALAND DIARIES director Anthony Methvin about the show, holiday magic, and why this show is still going strong after all of these years.
Diversionary Theatre Presents SANTALAND DIARIES this Holiday Season
October 31, 2019
From the brilliantly twisted mind of David Sedaris comes a classic tonic for the holidaze. Out of work and options, The Santaland Diaries finds David as he begins his career as an elf in Macy's Santaland during the holiday crunch. Battling throngs of rabid families clamoring towards a drunken Santa to satiate their Christmas fix, David makes do with some hilarious observations on human nature, and an unexpected connection to the holiday spirit.