The Santa Closet
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The Santa Closet
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The Santa Closet NYC Reviews and Tickets

76%
(14 Reviews)
Positive
79%
Mixed
21%
Negative
0%
Members say
Great acting, Entertaining, Clever, Funny, Relevant

About the Show

In this solo show, when a little boy’s gender atypical gift request to the North Pole is denied, a series of heart-felt letters from the child nudge Santa Claus out of the closet, and into the culture wars. 

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Member Reviews (14)

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78
Relevant, Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Great writing, Great acting

See it if From the stage resembling an overturned snow globe,Gary wants a Sparkle Ann, not a "damn truck."Adults subvert li'l brains' naturalselection

Don't see it if Christmas and profanity, not a potable nog. "Mr. C., A Prancer?/Santa's beard tells all/The kid's a li'l Jingle Belly/Smash the binary, man" Read more

51
Slow, Overrated

See it if The set design is beautiful, including the sleek Christmas presents and beautiful white Christmas trees (including one upside down!)

Don't see it if One-dimensional, manic in presentation, & lacking in depth. F.A.G.A. joke is corny. Usually love LGBT shows but this is a definite miss.

84
Relevant, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Ambitious

See it if you enjoy one-man shows in which the actor seamlessly creates and inhabits all if the characters believably.

Don't see it if you dislike one-man shows.

75
Fun, Good messages, A number of laughs, Witty writing, Very talented performer

See it if you like 1 person shows, a comic "treatment" of homophobia in our society & its adverse effects, a very talented performer & satiric writer.

Don't see it if you dislike 1 person shows, are not interested in plays that have homophobia as their theme & do not favor pure phantasy.

70
Dated, Slow, Great direction, Great acting

See it if you're a fan of the director, Joe Brancato. and you enjoy one man shows

Don't see it if you don't like one man shows, even if the actor is especially gifted. Read more

90
Great acting, Funny, Entertaining, Clever, Absorbing

See it if you would like to see a clever, funny, entertaining story with a very talented and committed one man show!!

Don't see it if you like traditional, political correct Christmas stories.

85
Edgy, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Hilarious, Clever

See it if you believe everyone has the right to the christmas they want with whomever they love, and you want to laugh your head off

Don't see it if you have issues with reality and LGBTQ lives

95
Entertaining, Great acting, Funny, Delightful, Clever

See it if Solomon seamlessly jumps from one character to another and fully embodies each one. The show is clever, funny, heartfelt & very entertaining

Don't see it if You want a "traditional" Christmas story.

Critic Reviews (2)

TheaterScene.net
December 10th, 2019

"'The Santa Closet' doesn't reach the lofty goals of some of his other plays; however, the newly updated, tenth-year anniversary production of this frothy, zany tale is nevertheless aloft with quite a few grins and chuckles"
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BroadwayWorld
December 6th, 2019

"More than one door swings open in a funny and thoughtful play 'THE SANTA CLOSET' from Houses Of The Moon Theater"
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