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John Waters

 
Date of Birth: April 29, 1946 (76)

Birth Place: Baltimore, MD, USA

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Off Broadway Production, 2014
Performer
  [Toronto]
Toronto Production, 2004
TV Announcer
  [US Tour]
National Tour, 2003
TV Announcer [uncredited]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2002
TV Announcer

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2008]
Creative Consultant
 
[Broadway, 2002] [Replacement]
Consultant[Replacement]

Writing

Source Material
Source Material

Photos

John Waters, Julie Halston, Marissa Jaret Winokur Photo

John Waters, Julie Halston, Marissa Jaret Winokur

From: 
Date:
03/14/2018
Theatre Marquee for Cry-Baby, based upon the Universal Pictures film written and dire Photo

Theatre Marquee for Cry-Baby, based upon the Universal Pictures film written and directed by John Waters, features songs by David Javerbaum and Adam Schlesinger, with a book by Mark O'Donnell and Thomas Meehan. Mark Brokaw directs, with choreography by Ro

From: 
Date:
08/23/2017

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Off Broadway Production, 2014
Performer

  [Toronto]
Toronto Production, 2004
TV Announcer

  [US Tour]
National Tour, 2003
TV Announcer [uncredited]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2002
TV Announcer

Productions

[Broadway, 2008]
Creative Consultant

[Broadway, 2002] [Replacement]
Consultant[Replacement]

Writing
Source Material
Source Material





John Waters News

Photos/Video: First Look at the New Cast of HAIRSPRAY on Tour, Featuring Andrew Levit Photo Photos/Video: First Look at the New Cast of HAIRSPRAY on Tour, Featuring Andrew Levitt aka Nina West
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 29, 2022

All new photos and video have been released of the new cast of the North American tour of Hairspray, helmed by Jack O’Brien and Jerry Mitchell. Check out the clips and photos here!

Coolidge Corner Theatre & The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Name 2022‚ą'23 Science On Sc Photo Coolidge Corner Theatre & The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Name 2022‚ą'23 Science On Screen Grant Recipients
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 27, 2022

Coolidge Corner Theatre and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation named the 2022‚ąí23 recipients of their nationwide Science on Screen grant program this week, awarding grants totaling $245,000 to 40 independent cinemas, museums, and community groups with film programs.

The Academy Museum to Celebrate First Anniversary With THE WIZ Screening Photo The Academy Museum to Celebrate First Anniversary With THE WIZ Screening
by Michael Major - Sep 27, 2022

Director Sidney Lumet followed a string of Oscar¬ģ-winning 1970s classics with this lavish adaptation of the popular Broadway musical The Wiz, noted for its lively score and all-Black cast. ¬†The Academy Museum‚Äôs first anniversary screening of The Wiz will feature live dance performances by the Debbie Allen Dance Studio youth performers.

Queer|Art Announces Queer|Art|Film Fall 2022 Season Photo Queer|Art Announces Queer|Art|Film Fall 2022 Season
by Blair Ingenthron - Sep 18, 2022

Queer|Art, New York City‚Äôs home for the creative and professional development of LGBTQ+ artists, has announced the upcoming Fall season of Queer|Art|Film, presented in person from September 19th ‚Äď December 5th. Queer|Art|Film returns once again to the IFC Center with a season curated by multidisciplinary artists Heather Lynn Johnson and Sarah Zapata.

Tickets for HAIRSPRAY Tour with Nina West at Miller Auditorium On Sale Now Photo Tickets for HAIRSPRAY Tour with Nina West at Miller Auditorium On Sale Now
by Blair Ingenthron - Sep 18, 2022

HAIRSPRAY, Broadway‚Äôs Tony Award¬ģ-winning musical comedy phenomenon, went on sale September 16, 2022 at 10 AM. This new North American tour, helmed by original director¬†Jack O‚ÄôBrien¬†and original choreographer¬†Jerry Mitchell, will play Friday, November 4 ‚Äď Saturday, November 5, 2022 in Kalamazoo at Miller Auditorium.¬†

Tickets For HAIRSPRAY at the Ohio Theatre On Sale Now Photo Tickets For HAIRSPRAY at the Ohio Theatre On Sale Now
by Stephi Wild - Sep 9, 2022

HAIRSPRAY, Broadway's Tony Award-winning musical comedy phenomenon, is on sale now! This new North American tour, helmed by original director Jack O'Brien and original choreographer Jerry Mitchell, will play November 8-13 in Columbus at the Ohio Theatre, presented by CAPA and PNC Broadway in Columbus. 

Single Tickets For HAIRSPRAY at Proctors On Sale Photo Single Tickets For HAIRSPRAY at Proctors On Sale
by Stephi Wild - Sep 8, 2022

HAIRSPRAY, Broadway's Tony Award-winning musical comedy phenomenon, will go on sale at 10 a.m. on Thursday, September 8. This new North American tour, helmed by original director Jack O'Brien and original choreographer Jerry Mitchell, will play Tuesday, December 6 - Sunday, December 11 in Schenectady at Proctors.

Rubell Museum DC Announces Inaugural Exhibition Photo Rubell Museum DC Announces Inaugural Exhibition
by Stephi Wild - Sep 6, 2022

The Rubell Museum announced the inaugural exhibition, What's Going On, for its new museum opening in Washington, DC on October 29, 2022. Dedicated exclusively to contemporary art, the Rubell Museum DC will reinvigorate the 1906 building of the former Randall Junior High School, a historically Black public school in Southwest DC that ceased operations in 1978.

Actors Theatre Of Indiana Opens 2022-2023 Season With NUNSENSE Photo Actors Theatre Of Indiana Opens 2022-2023 Season With NUNSENSE
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 30, 2022

Actors Theatre of Indiana¬†has¬†announced casting for¬†the first show in¬†their 2022-2023 season ‚Äď NUNSENSE: A musical.¬†

Photos: See Andrew Levitt (aka Nina West), Niki Metcalf & More in Rehearsals for the  Photo Photos: See Andrew Levitt (aka Nina West), Niki Metcalf & More in Rehearsals for the HAIRSPRAY North American Tour
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 26, 2022

The HAIRSPRAY North American tour, helmed by Jack O'Brien and Jerry Mitchell, will kick off at The Carson Center in Paducah, KY, prior to visiting more than 55 cities in its second touring season. Get a first look inside rehearsals here!

John Waters Videos

Photos/Video: First Look at the New Cast of HAIRSPRAY on Tour, Featuring Andrew Levit VideoPhotos/Video: First Look at the New Cast of HAIRSPRAY on Tour, Featuring Andrew Levitt aka Nina West
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 29, 2022

All new photos and video have been released of the new cast of the North American tour of Hairspray, helmed by Jack O’Brien and Jerry Mitchell. Check out the clips and photos here!

VIDEO: Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman Celebrate 20 Years of HAIRSPRAY VideoVIDEO: Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman Celebrate 20 Years of HAIRSPRAY
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Aug 15, 2022

In the latest installment of Backstage with Richard rIdge, Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman reminisce about Hairspray's road to the stage, chat about the musical's legacy, and share tidbits on their latest Broadway-bound project, Some Like It Hot.

VIDEO: First Look at the HAIRSPRAY North American Tour VideoVIDEO: First Look at the HAIRSPRAY North American Tour
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 6, 2021

Helmed by original director Jack O'Brien and original choreographer Jerry Mitchell, the new non-Equity national tour of  HAIRSPRAY is visiting more than 60 cities in its first touring season and is expected to play for multiple seasons.

VIDEO: Eureka! Talks WOMEN BEHIND BARS on Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch No VideoVIDEO: Eureka! Talks WOMEN BEHIND BARS on Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Sep 12, 2021

Watch as Richard chats with star of RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars, Eureka!, who is now starring in Women Behind Bars, now available to stream on www.broadwayhd.com.

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for the 58th NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL, Including Clips from AM VideoVIDEO: Watch the Trailer for the 58th NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL, Including Clips from AMERICAN UTOPIA
by Stage Tube - Sep 11, 2020

The 58th New York Film Festival, presented by Film at Lincoln Center, announces the addition of a new festival venuea?"the Bronx Drive-In at the Bronx Zoo.

VIDEO: Josh Charles Talks About His Daughter on THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JIMMY FALLON VideoVIDEO: Josh Charles Talks About His Daughter on THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JIMMY FALLON
by Stage Tube - Sep 10, 2020

Josh Charles gushes about his love for the Baltimore Ravens, explains why there's a cutout of himself at the Ravens' stadium and talks about the unique songs he sings to his daughter before bed.

Broadway Rewind: James Snyder & Elizabeth Stanley Get Ready to Bring CRY BABY to Broa VideoBroadway Rewind: James Snyder & Elizabeth Stanley Get Ready to Bring CRY BABY to Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 2, 2020

BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge continues his journey with the latest  Broadway Rewind, which  takes the audience to Town Hall for the 4th annual ABC Daytime Salutes BC/EFA, but we start things off by meeting the company and bringing you a sneak peek at the Broadway musical Cry Baby, which is based on the hit John Waters film. It starred James Snyder, Elizabeth Stanley and Harriet Harris. Waters told me how he felt about being asked to turn one of his other hit films into a Broadway musical. 'I was thrilled because I had just had such a wonderful experience with Hairspray and to be honest, Cry Baby was the only real musical movie I ever made. Hairspray was a dance movie. The music in this is such a breath of new talent on Broadway.'

VIDEO: Bay Area Musicals' Feels The Beat With HAIRSPRAY VideoVIDEO: Bay Area Musicals' Feels The Beat With HAIRSPRAY
by Stage Tube - Jul 12, 2019

Bay Area Musicals is thrilled to announce the full cast and creative team for the final production of the Company's 2018-2019 season, the international smash hit HAIRSPRAY (Winner of 8 Tony Awards including 'Best Musical'). Based on the 1988 John Waters film, HAIRSPRAY features music by Mark Shaiman, lyrics by Scott Wittman & Mark Shaiman and a book by Mark O'Donnell & Thomas Meehan. 

VIDEO: Go Behind The Scenes of Bay Area Musical's Behind the Scenes of HAIRSPRAY VideoVIDEO: Go Behind The Scenes of Bay Area Musical's Behind the Scenes of HAIRSPRAY
by Alan Henry - Jul 2, 2019

HAIRSPRAY opens THIS Saturday and runs through August 11th at the Victoria Theater from Bay Area Musicals! Go behind the scenes of the show!

VIDEO: Tracey Ullman Shares Her Worst Broadway Stories on LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN VideoVIDEO: Tracey Ullman Shares Her Worst Broadway Stories on LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN
by Stage Tube - Oct 24, 2018

Tracey Ullman was a guest on today's episode of 'Live with Kelly and Ryan.' During the interview, Ullman talks about the possibility of returning to Broadway and shares one of her funniest experiences with a Broadway audience.


John Waters Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has John Waters been in?
John Waters has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has John Waters been in?
John Waters has not appeared in the West End

How many shows has John Waters written?
John Waters has written 2 shows including Cry-Baby (Source Material), Hairspray (Source Material).