November 26, 2019

WEST PALM BEACH (October 8, 2019) Like a damaged St. Nick for the Christmas corrupted, John Waters – legendary filmmaker (“Female Trouble”, “Hairspray”, “Serial Mom”), raconteur and author of bestselling books, Carsick, Role Models, Make Trouble and Mr. Know-It-All, hitchhikes into town with a bag full of tricks for the despised and the depraved, spreading Yuletide corruption and cock-eyed piety with his critically acclaimed one-man show, “A John Waters Christmas.” The “Pope of Trash” himself takes the stage at the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts as a part of its PEAK series on December 2 at 8 pm.

This time John Waters is going beyond the valley of bad little boys and girls, over the top of deluded elf-happiness, beneath Rudolph’s slavish cult devotion and the stringent regulations of Santa himself to a whole new level of lunatic holiday cheer. You better watch out, you better cry! John Waters, the cracked Kris Kringle, the psycho Santa Supreme is coming to town. https://www.kravis.org/events/waters/

This PEAK performance is made possible by a grant from the MLDauray Arts Initiative in honor of Leonard and Sophie Davis. Performance sponsored by The Chastain Charitable Foundation. Tickets for “A John Waters Christmas” start at $25 and may be purchased online through the Kravis Center’s official website at kravis.org; in person at the Box Office, located at 701 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach; or by phone at 561.832.7469 or 800.572.8471. Group orders of 10 or more please call 561.651.4438 or 561.651.4304.

About the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts:

The Kravis Center is a not-for-profit performing arts center located at 701 Okeechobee Blvd. in West Palm Beach, FL. The Center’s mission is to enhance  the quality of life in Palm Beach County by presenting a diverse schedule of national and international artists and companies of the highest quality, by offering comprehensive arts education programs – serving over 2.6 million students since its inception; by providing a Palm Beach County home for local and regional arts organizations to showcase their work; and by providing an economic catalyst and community leadership in West Palm Beach, supporting efforts to increase travel and tourism to Palm Beach County. To enhance and elevate the customer experience, the Center has embarked upon a $50 million capital campaign to support a campus redesign and facility expansion that will create a more accessible, comfortable and pedestrian-friendly venue for the community.  Aptly named Kravis 2020: The Future is Now, this campaign is at the heart of the Kravis Center’s vision for the future. For information, please visit kravis.org or call the Box Office at 561.832.7469. 

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