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The Santaland Diaries

By David Sedaris

Adapted for Stage by Joe Mantello

Jesse Gephart has been spreading holiday cheer as 'Crumpet the Elf' since 2007 at Theatre In The Park. Every year people look forward to getting their picture taken with 'Crumpet' in Santa's Village after the show. #TeamCrumpetTIP


Jesse Gephart returns to Theatre In The Park, spreading holiday cheer as ‘Crumpet the Elf’ in The Santaland Diaries. This one man show relives an out-of-work, young actor’s brief stint as an elf in Macy’s department store during the holiday season. Based on David Sedaris’ short story, Santaland is filled with highly charged, politically incorrect, irreverent commentaries of fellow elves, Santa’s true colors, and the raucous adults and children who come to visit St Nick each year. Come laugh, drink and be merry as you join us for this adult’s only holiday treat that is sure to make your spirits bright!

*Not intended for children. Mature audiences only.


Friday, December 11 @ 8pm

Saturday, December 12 @ 8pm

Sunday, December 13 @ 3pm

Sunday, December 13 @ 8pm


Thursday, December 17 @ 8pm 

Friday, December 18 @ 8pm

Saturday, December 19 @ 8pm

Sunday December 20 @ 3pm



  • Pricing

    2020 Season Member: $19
    Adults: $27
    Seniors (60+), Students, Military: $22
    Groups of 10 or more: $19

    Prices listed above are base ticket prices. Applicable taxes and fees will be added at checkout.

  • Ticket Public On Sale Date

    On Sale Date: TBA