The Truth About Santa Event!

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 5:00pm

The Drama Book Shop is thrilled to welcome Greg Kotis in collaboration with The Tank! 

Greg Kotis is the author of many plays and musicals including Michael von Siebenburg Melts Through the FloorboardsYeast Nation (Book/Lyrics), The Unhappiness PlaysThe Boring-est Poem in the WorldThe Truth About SantaPig FarmEat the TasteUrinetown (Book/Lyrics, for which he won an Obie Award and two Tony® Awards), and Jobey and Katherine.  His work has been produced and developed in theaters across the country and around the world, including Actors Theatre of Louisville, American Conservatory Theater, American Theater Company, Henry Miller’s Theatre, Manhattan Theatre Club, New York Stage and Film, Perseverance Theatre, Roundabout Theatre Company, Soho Rep, South Coast Rep, and The Old Globe, among others.  Greg is a member of the Neo-Futurists, the Cardiff Giant Theater Company, ASCAP, the Dramatists Guild, and is a 2010-11 Lark Play Development Center Playwrights Workshop Fellow.  He grew up in Wellfleet, Massachusetts and now lives in Brooklyn with his wife Ayun Halliday, his daughter India, and his son Milo.

THE TRUTH ABOUT SANTA: An apocalyptic holiday tale by Greg Kotis Directed by Ilana Becker. Many people think they know the truth about Santa, but they are wrong. Ho ho ho, children! Santa has some shocking unadvertised powers, a couple of half-mortal offspring his wife hasn’t found out about yet, and a lot on his mind. He’s tired of those damn singing elves. He’s tired of the lies. This is the Christmas Santa will reveal his true self. Prepare for the Ragnarök, urm, SANTA CLAUS' RETURN TO OFF-OFF-BROADWAY.

Our event will include:

-A live taping of the podcast Tanked! with Tank Co-Artistic Directors  Rosalind Grush  and  Meghan Finn

-Booksigning of "The Truth About Santa", "Urinetown (The Musical)", "Pig Farm", and "Eat the Taste"

-A photo op on Santa's lap

-Singing elves! 

-Cookie swap

-Adult coloring contest 


Event date: 

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Event address: 

250 W 40th Street