50 words: THE SANTALAND DIARIES by David Sedaris at Portland Center Stage – Starring Darius Pierce


The Christmas machinery creaks ever onwards. Material may be showing age after seventh PCS production – a parallel to those gears at Macy’s grinding out cheer? But Darius Pierce is by far the best we’ve seen in this role, and he absolutely owns the part. A hilarious hour with dear Crumpet.