Diaries" Returns To New Rep
Back by popular demand, Downstage@New Rep is reviving David Sedaris’ autobiographical comedy, "The Santaland Diaries." After his third sold-out run last season, Crumpet, the wickedly funny Macy’s Elf, returns to tell his strange-but-painfully-true account of adventures in holiday retailing. .
Webb will be returning to direct "The Santaland Diaries,"
with Gary Littman playing the caustic role of Crumpet
for the first time. Performances run December 16 through January 3 in
the Black Box Theater at the Arsenal Center for
the Arts, 21 Arsenal Street in Watertown.
Gary Littman's New York credits include "Bonnie
& Clyde" at the Chernuchin Theatre, "A
Fine and Private Place" at The York Theatre, and "Minnie’s
Boys (playing Groucho Marx) at The Jewish Repertory
Theatre. Regionally, he has been seen everywhere from Actors'
Shakespeare Company to Atlanta's Theater of the Stars.
Playwright David Sedaris made his comic debut recounting
his strange-but-true experiences of being a Macy's elf clad in green tights,
reading his "Santaland
David and his sister, actress Amy Sedaris, have collaborated under the name The Talent Family and written several plays which have been produced at La Mama and at Lincoln Center in New York City. They include "Strump the Host," "Stitches," "One Woman Show," "Incident At Cobbler’s Knob," and "The Book of Liz."
Free parking is available adjacent to the theater. For information and tickets, call 617-923-8487 or visit www.newrep.org.
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