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(PDF) (DOC) (JPG)September 18, 2006

(Mahwah) – Ramapo College of New Jersey presents An Evening with John Waters” Friday, October 20 at 8 p.m. in the Sharp Theater on the college’s campus.  Join the director of Pink Flamingos and more than a dozen other films for an evening of Shock Value.”

Cult filmmaker John Waters is synonymous with all that is wickedly ironic and deeply perverse.  Dubbed The Pope of Trash” by literary luminary William Burroughs, Waters has achieved international pop icon status.

Tickets for An Evening with John Waters” are $28, $24 or $20.  The performance is not appropriate for children.

An Evening with John Waters” follows a Film Festival that will be held Tuesday through Thursday, October 17 – 19.  The festival is free and open to the public.  Viewers may enjoy several of Waters’ well-known films:  Hairspray starring Deborah Harry, Jerry Stiller and Ricki Lake on Tuesday, October 17; Serial Mom starring Kathleen Turner on Wednesday, October 18; and Cry-Baby starring Johnny Depp on Thursday, October 19.  All screenings are at 7 p.m. in the Sharp Theater located at the Angelica and Russ Berrie Center for Performing and Visual Arts on the Ramapo College campus.  For more information about An Evening with John Waters” or the Film Festival, call (201) 684 – 7844. 

This program is made possible in part by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts.


Ramapo College of New Jersey is the state’s premier public liberal arts college and is committed to academic excellence through interdisciplinary and experiential learning, and international and intercultural understanding. The College is ranked #1 among New Jersey public institutions by College Choice, has been named one of the 50 Most Beautiful College Campuses in America by CondeNast Traveler, and is recognized as a top college by U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s, Princeton Review and Money magazine, among others. Ramapo College is also distinguished as a Career Development College of Distinction by, boasts the best campus housing in New Jersey on, and is designated a “Military Friendly College” in Victoria Media’s Guide to Military Friendly Schools.

Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor’s degrees in the arts, business, data science, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include business, education, nursing and social work. In addition, the College offers courses leading to teacher certification at the elementary and secondary levels, and offers graduate programs leading to master’s degrees in Accounting, Business Administration, Creative Music Technology, Data Science, Educational Technology, Educational Leadership, Nursing, Social Work and Special Education, as well as a post-master’s Doctor of Nursing Practice.


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