Tag: A John Waters Christmas
For years, Triangle Theater Review has argued that the Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill area of North Carolina has the liveliest theater scene between Washington, DC, and Atlanta, GA. The year 2010 provided further proof, if any was needed, that we have the onstage talent, the backstage genius, and the wherewithal to mount any show available for local production.
“A John Waters Christmas” was the perfect way to get to know a new side of the man behind the lens. Clunky transitions from story to story aside, Waters concocted a delightfully edgy, hilariously outrageous evening of Christmas cheer unrivaled in the Triangle area.
Putting the “X” back in Xmas, filmmaker John Waters’ rapid-fire monologue explores and explodes the traditional holiday rituals and traditions as he shares his compulsive desire to give and receive perverted gifts, a religious fanaticism for Santa Claus, and an unhealthy love of real-life holiday horror stories.