Venue Details

92 Star Starred
Howard Theatre
between 7th St and Florida Ave 620 T Street, NW Washington, DC 20001
202-803-2899
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Parking can be tricky, so arrive early. Valet is $30, but parking at Howard University's lot around the corner is only $2 an hour.
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Carmen
You need to arrive early!!!! We decided to go home after work - WRONG MOVE - go directly to the Howard to stake out a table. They have a menu that we couldn't try because we didn't have a table. I don't know if the food tastes great but it looked delicious! You can eat and drink while you wait for the show to begin.
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144 events
75 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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Anon Red Velvet
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9 reviews
16 stars
attended May 15 2013

An evening with John Waters is an amalgam of clever stand-up comedy and astute sociological observation. Waters talked non-stop for more than an hour about his movies and the actors/characters in them, his books, his life and experiences in...continued

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28 reviews
19 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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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.