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JOHN WATERS in conversation with Paul Holdengraber in BRYANT PARK
LIVE from the NYPL INFO TABLE, BOOKSELLING & BOX OFFICE
OPEN AT 6:00PM Located near the Gertrude Stein statue on the Upper Terrace (Enter the park from 40th Street). Only LIVE from the NYPL ticket holders who have already purchased tickets for the South Court program through Showclix, VIP guests and Press are to check in at the Box Office.
From the incomparable John Waters, comes a paean to the power of subversive inspiration that will delight, amuse, enrich—and happily horrify readers everywhere. Role Models is, in fact, a self-portrait told through intimate profiles of favorite personalities—some famous, some unknown, some criminal, some surprisingly middle-of-the-road. From Esther Martin, owner of the scariest bar in Baltimore, to the American playwright Tennessee Williams; from the atheist leader Madalyn Murray O’Hair to the insane martyr Saint Catherine of Siena; from the English novelist Denton Welch to the timelessly appealing singer Johnny Mathis—these are the extreme figures who helped the author form his own brand of neurotic
John Waters is an American filmmaker, actor, writer, and visual artist best known for his cult films, including Hairspray, Pink Flamingos, and Cecil B. DeMented. He lives in Baltimore.
Paul Holdengräber is the Director of Public Programs - known as LIVE from the NYPL- for The Research Libraries of The New York Public Library.
LIVE from the NYPL ticket holders who have already purchased tickets for the South Court Auditorium program through Showclix will have a reserved section of seating within the Upper Terrace.
Only LIVE from the NYPL ticket holders who have already purchased tickets for the South Court Auditorium program through Showclix have guaranteed admission to South Court Auditorium in the event of rain.
There are no more rain tickets available for South Court Auditorium.
If it is raining at 7:30PM on June 7th, LIVE from the NYPL ticket holders (only) are to check in at the 11 West 40th Street entrance of The NYPL.The 11 West 40th Street entrance of The New York Public Library is located between 5th and 6th Ave, closer to5th Ave.
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