Legendary filmmaker John Waters to bring one-man-show to Manship Theatre
POSTED: Thursday, December 8, 2011 - 4:28pm
UPDATED: Thursday, December 8, 2011 - 4:31pm
BATON ROUGE, LA (NBC33) — Film industry buffs will gain an exciting experience at the Manship Theatre in the Shaw Center for the Arts on Friday, Dec. 9. That’s because legendary filmmaker John Waters will bring his zany one-man-show to the Red Stick.
Waters is known for his work on the films “Pink Flamingos,” “Hairspray,” “A Dirty Shame,” and author of the bestselling book, Role Models. On Friday, Waters will cruise into town with his sleigh full of sticks and stones, spreading yuletide cheer and lunacy with his critically acclaimed one-man show, “A John Waters Christmas.”
Torn between capitalism and anarchy, Waters feels “Christmas crazy” this year, “needy, greedy, horny for presents and filled with an unnatural desire to please.” His rapid-fire monologue explores and explodes the traditional holiday rituals and traditions as he shares his religious fanaticism for Santa Claus, and an unhealthy love of real life holiday horror stories.
Delving into his passion for lunatic exploitation Christmas movies and the unhealthy urge to remake all his own films into seasonal children’s classics, “The Pope of Trash” will give you a Joyeaux Noel like no other.
The show is set to begin at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are $50.
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