The Santaland Diaries

Capital Stage

2215 J St.
Sacramento, CA 95816

(916) 995-5464

Rated 5.0

Capital Stage presents the hysterical holiday show based on writer David Sedaris' outlandish but true account of one Christmas season spent working as an elf in a Macy's Santa Claus display. Janis Stevens directs Aaron Wilton (an absolutely perfect Sedaris surrogate, engaging, witty and sardonic) in this mercilessly funny and somewhat frightening tale of a holiday in hell. Santa, after all, is an anagram of “Satan.” W 7pm; Th, F, 8pm; Sa 2 & 8 pm; Su 2 & 7pm. Through 12/29. $24-$386 Capital Stage, 2215 J St.; (916) 995-5464;