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City Lights Theater
529 South Second Street San Jose, CA 95112
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32 reviews
54 stars
I wore Anything comfortable, like pants!.
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70 reviews
45 stars
$5 theater parking across the street from theater. Pay at theater.
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"The Santaland Diaries"
10 ratings
4.2 average rating
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21 events
14 reviews
0 stars
attended Dec 08 2011

Good solid performance by the actors. It was a fun, light-hearted performance.

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23 events
5 reviews
5 stars
attended Dec 08 2011

just what i needed for this holiday season: a sense of humor

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3 reviews
6 stars
attended Nov 27 2011

Funny, insightful play which rang true to past experiences. The 3-woman chorus were very personable. Enjoyable evening to get you in the holiday spirit.

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After nine years, back by popular demand! This holiday season, City Lights reprises one of the funniest and most outrageous portraits of holiday cynicism ever written. In this unlikely holiday classic by one of America’s supreme satirists, an out-of-work slacker finds temporary employment as a Macy’s holiday elf during the holiday crunch. Enduring humiliation and succumbing to battle-weary bitterness, our hero shares his observations of ill-mannered parents, obnoxious children, drunk and lecherous department store Santas, and the whole holiday hoopla with unswerving insight and relentless wit.

  • This production contains adult language.

About the Ticket Supplier: City Lights Theater Company

The City Lights Theater Company (CLTC) is San Jose’s Off-Broadway theatre company and presents adventurous live stage productions in an intimate flexible environment. CLTC is committed to the community by providing their audiences with affordable, quality theatre and opportunities for local artists.