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Santaland Diaries Review – Stage Scene LA

UNDERSTUDY PERFORMANCE REVIEW That practice makes perfect was proven on Wednesday by the multitalented Matt Crabtree in the last of his Guaranteed Understudy Performances in David Sedaris’s The SantaLand Diaries, the true story of the writer’s humiliating (but hilarious-in-retrospect) stint as a Christmas elf at New York City Macy’s “SantaLand.”  With two performances under his…

Stage Scene LA Interview

by Steven Stanley Busy big-&-small-screen actor Matt Crabtree returns to the stage this holiday season, once again understudying the role of Crumpet in The Blank Theatre’s 4th annual staging of David Sedaris’s one-man Christmas memoir The SantaLand Diaries.  Matt recently took time out of a busy schedule to sit down and answer just about every…

Epic Proportions

Epic Proportions a screwball comedy starring Anthony Marquez, Dagney Kerr, Michael Miranda, Matt Crabtree, Steve Palmer, Marina Palmier, David St. James, Karim Leon and directed by Joe Ochman, opens at the Avery Schreiber Theatre in North Hollywood August 17, 2012. Matt plays Jack the Director of “Exeunt Omnes” and 6 additional characters.