David Sedaris' The Santaland Diaries, Starring David Sinaiko
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The last date listed for The Santaland Diaries was Sunday December 29, 2013 / 5:00pm.
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Theatre Rhino remounts its hit spring production of the acclaimed 2009 comedy The Habit of Art. Written by Britain's Alan Bennett, whose works include the award-winning Broadway hit The History Boys, this poignant yet raunchily funny play tells the story of the shattered friendship between poet W. H. Auden and composer Benjamin Britten. Examining the unsettling desires of two difficult men, and the ethics of biography itself, it reflects on growing old, on talent and inspiration, and on persisting when all passion's spent. Met with wild acclaim upon its London debut in 2009, The Habit of Art is a complex and fascinating play about the intersection of creativity and desire. Learn More
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Featured review from Dorothy Gustafson
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While the acting/presentation was good, the problem was the story--it just wasn't that funny. Really, are jokes about disabled children visiting Santa supposed to put us in a holiday mood? A few moments--I'll give it that. We were warned about foul language and drug references--not general meanness.
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If I could give it 2.5 stars I would but since I have to choose, I'll say 2 stars. The best thing about it - it was short. About 15 minutes in, I started thinking thoughts like "How rude would it be to leave in the middle of this show? Gosh, I...continued
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“Deliciously delivered by the talented (and adorable) David Sinaiko…the impossible (but true) story becomes all too real. He embodies a youthful exuberance, clear intelligence, and savvy sarcasm. And his strong stage presence whisks the audience away (NOT in a manger) on this wild ride.” —Bay Area Times