John Waters at ACL Live

    John Waters at ACL Live

    02/16/2015 | Monday | 6:30 pm

    ACL Moody Theatre
    310 W Willie Nelson Blvd
    Austin,TX 78701

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    JOHN WATERS brings his one-man show to ACL Live this February—get ready for an unforgettable night of heartfelt narratives and raunchy recollections.

    “I’ve been doing it for so long—it was originally developed when Divine and I were sent to colleges and nobody knew who we were, so we had to do something. It’s very much like Female Trouble. I wrote this act where Divine would come out and rip phone books in half, and I’d talk about Buddhist camp movies, and then a fake cop would pretend to arrest us and Divine would strangle him.

    Now it’s a 70-minute, totally written monologue that I update with new stuff all the time, completely different from the one released on DVD. It’s an act that I’ve always rewritten and changed, but it’s still about my obsessions: It’s about crime and fashion and music and art and films and the people that are in my films, and how you can have a happy life if you decide you want to be a happy neurotic.” — John Waters, Indy Week

    Waters has written and directed sixteen movies including Pink Flamingos, Polyester, Hairspray, Cry Baby, Serial Mom and A Dirty Shame.  He is a photographer whose work has been shown in galleries all over the world and the author of six books: Shock ValueCrackpotPink Flamingos and Other TrashHairsprayFemale Trouble and Multiple Maniacs, and Art: A Sex Book (co-written with Bruce Hainley) and Role Models.  Waters recently penned Carsick, which chronicles a hitchhiking adventure he took across the United States in May of 2012 and is a member of The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and is on The Wexner Center International Arts Advisory Council.  Additionally, he is a past member of the boards of The Andy Warhol Foundation and Printed Matter and was selected as a juror for the 2011 Venice Biennale.





    Comment below with your favorite John Waters film to be entered for a chance to win a pair of tickets to see his performance at ACL Live, Monday Feb. 16th.

    Winner will be chosen Thursday Feb 12th at NOON (CST)!