Craving a little splash of vodka in your Christmas cheer? Prefer watching Bad Santa over It’s a Wonderful Life? Think naughty > nice? David Sedaris sympathizes in The Santaland Diaries.
Start Date: Friday, November 29, 2019
End Date: Sunday, December 29, 2019
Time: varies by date
Location: Goodman Theatre – The Owen – 170 N. Dearborn St., Chicago, IL 60601
Cost: $10 – $35 (Ticketing processing fees apply.)
Additional dates and times may be available. Times and prices vary by date. Please view ticketing page for details.
Strapped for cash, a struggling actor takes a job as “Crumpet the Elf” at Macy’s Santaland—and his hilarious observations are more naughty than nice. Brimming “with [David] Sedaris’ wicked humor” (Chicago magazine), the “sweetly snarky holiday treat” (Daily Herald) Santaland Diaries is perfect for those who prefer their eggnog spiked. Dealing with screaming kids, rude parents and suspect Santas, Crumpet the Elf resorts to sarcasm and snark to stay sane — and off of the “naughty” list.
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