Venue Details

339 Star Starred
Royce Hall at UCLA
340 Royce Drive Los Angeles, CA 90095
Venue website Get directions

Reviews & Ratings

"This Filthy World Goes Hollywood"
28 ratings
4.6 average rating
  • 17
  • 10
  • 1
  • 0
  • 0
23 events
16 reviews
8 stars
attended Feb 23 2011

It was typical John Waters 'Off the Wall' humor - very good, although I noticed 3 or 4 'older' members of the audience get up and leave!
Both my companion and I enjoyed the evening and are now going to try and locate his films to rent and view...continued

report as inappropriate
115 events
35 reviews
33 stars
attended Feb 23 2011

Super fun. It was pretty much just him standing there telling stories and making jokes, but I enjoy listening to him talk even more than I enjoy watching his movies so it was great.

report as inappropriate
17 events
7 reviews
12 stars
attended Feb 23 2011

John Waters is always a hoot, as witty, cynical, and contemporary as ever. I would like to have seen Matt Gubler do more of a schtick, and Elvis' musical act was funny, but got repetative. He could have shortened it by one or two numbers.

report as inappropriate
View All 21 Reviews
More Information

Quotes & Highlights

Check out the website for opening act Elvis Perkins.
Matthew Gray Gubler of Criminal Minds fame has a quirky cool website.


As a screenwriter, director, artist, actor, and all-around filth elder, John Waters has become a rotten renaissance man of unprecedented cultural influence. Not only was his movie Hairspray turned into a wildly successful Tony Award-winning musical, his recently published memoir, Role Models, has been called  “alarmingly refined.” Waters’ one-man vaudeville act, This Filthy World Goes Hollywood sends up show business, the art world, and his own lunatic career in a rapid-fire performance. Dynamic modern-rock recording artist Elvis Perkins opens the show with a solo set, and actor Matthew Gray Gubler hosts as the evening’s emcee.

Descanso Gardens: Enchanted Forest of Light <em>CHILL</em> <em>L.A. Zoo Lights</em> American Ballet Theatre's <em>The Nutcracker</em> Knott's Merry Farm Long Beach Ballet: <em>The Nutcracker</em> <em>The Hot Chocolate Nutcracker</em> <em>Cirque Musica Holiday Spectacular</em> <em>Merrily We Roll Along</em> <em>Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Enchantment</em>