What kinds of presents do you think the provocative filmmaker John Waters gives for Christmas? Socks? No, that’s not it. In his one-man show, A John Waters Christmas, the director of Pink Flamingos and Hairspray reveals how his gift-giving inclination leans more toward the—no surprises here—perverted. Professedly obsessed with the holiday, Waters’s monologue divulges his “religious fanaticism” for Santa Claus and Christmas-themed true-crime stories—all with a heaping side of dirty shame.

Mon., Dec. 19, 8 p.m., 2011

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on December 14, 2011

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