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Sedaris Play Offers Snarky Spin On Holiday Cheer

Credit Courtesy/Thom Hofrichter
Thom Hofrichter sees this "merrily subversive" holiday tale as a perfect take on the highs and lows of the season.

This weekend, the First Presbyterian Theater is offering a fresh look--and a huge laugh--at the holiday season, with The Santaland Diaries.

The story is one man's satirical account of working as an elf at Macy's in New York during the holiday crunch, written by the hugely popular, contemporary American humorist, David Sedaris.

For a peek behind the scenes, WBOI's Julia Meek met with director, Thom Hofrichter and show star, Kevin Torwelle.

 Event Information:

The Santaland Diaries
@First Presbyterian Theater, Fort Wayne
Friday, December 11th & 18th, 2015: 10:oo p.m.
Saturday, December 12th & 19th, 2015: 7:30pm

For ticket information, visit the First Presbyterian Church website.

A Fort Wayne native, Julia is a radio host, graphic artist, and community volunteer, who has contributed to NIPR both on- and off-air for forty years. Besides being WBOI's arts & culture reporter, she currently co-produces and hosts Folktales and Meet the Music.
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