Venue Details

83 Star Starred
Howard Theatre
between 7th St and Florida Ave 620 T Street, NW Washington, DC 20001
202-803-2899
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Barbara Jeffe
We went on a Sunday, so it turned out we could find free street parking. They had a very small self-park lot one block from the theater, and they were charging fifteen dollars for that.
Tap Dancer Savion Glover info Aug 25 2014 star this tip starred
Barbara Jeffe
food purchase required to sit down for this performance (although I found out later you can sit in a balcony seat without having to buy anything. The food prices are very expensive.
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66 reviews
3 stars
attended May 15 2013

The show started thirty minutes early I was told because the theater announced John and he went on stage.

So I missed about half of the presentation before a question period.

However entertaining he was, this soured my experience.

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28 reviews
18 stars
attended May 15 2013

This was a great evening at The Howard Theatre! Waters was spirited, raunchy and hilarious. The food, although expensive, was perfectly prepared. The only strange thing was that Waters started the show 28 minutes early. I'm glad I arrived...continued

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7 reviews
1 stars
attended May 15 2013

The show started 30 minutes before the published starting time; therefore, the three of us in my party, plus dozens of others, missed nearly half of the show and felt ripped off. The ushers did not offer the choice in seating that was advertised...continued

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Website

http://thehowardtheatre.com/show/2013/05/15/john-waters/

Description

John Waters’ one man spoken-work lecture entitled This Filthy World is performed at colleges, museums, film-festivals and comedy clubs around the world. In 2010, he played to sold out audiences at the Traverse City Comedy Arts Festival, the Coachella Valley Music and Arts festival and the Sydney Opera House. In 2006, Netflix released a film version of the live act that was screened at the Toronto, Berlin and Edinburgh Film Festivals. In 2004, the music compilation CD A John Waters Christmas was released by New Line Records and was followed up in 2007 by A Date With John Waters.

About the Ticket Supplier: Howard Theatre

This historic arts landmark launched the careers of Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, Marvin Gaye, the Supremes, and many others. The Howard Theatre continues its legacy in showcasing the best in entertainment.