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In light of the most recent Government advice, Sage Gateshead will be closed to the public until further notice.

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Opening Times:
Building

In light of the most recent Government advice, Sage Gateshead will be closed to the public until further notice.

The health and safety of audiences, musicians and staff at Sage Gateshead is our priority. Keep up to date here.

 

 

An Evening with Armistead Maupin

Interviewed by Viv Groskop.

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In his first ever UK tour, Fane Productions and Kilimanjaro present an evening with the bestselling, much-loved author and LGBT activist, Armistead Maupin.

Maupin has been blazing a trail through US popular culture since the 1970s, when his iconic and ground-breaking series Tales of the City was first published as a column in the San Francisco Chronicle. The novel series has been taking the literary world by storm ever since and was recently adapted by Netflix into a critically acclaimed new series, starring Laura Linney, Olympia Dukakis and Ellen Page.

Don’t miss the chance to join America’s ultimate storyteller, as he recounts his favourite tales from the past 4 decades, offering his own engaging observations on society and the world we inhabit.

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Stage Times:

7pm Doors
7.30pm – 8.20pm: 1st half – interview with guest host
Interval
8.40pm – 9.20pm: 2nd half – reading 10 mins / Q&A with audience 30 mins
Please note timings are our best estimate and subject to change

Possible Travel Disruption: The Swing Bridge, which is located a short distance from Sage Gateshead on Bridge Street, is closed from 10pm – 6am. Find out more.

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Interviewed by writer, critic, broadcaster and stand-up comedian Viv Groskop

Viv Groskop has presented Front Row and Saturday Review on BBC Radio 4, is a regular on BBC1’s This Week and has hosted book tours for Graham Norton, Jo Brand and Jennifer Saunders. Groskop’s books include The Anna Karenina Fix: Life Lessons from Russian Literature, and How to Own the Room: Women and the Art of Brilliant Speaking. She is currently writing a self-help memoir titled Au Revoir, Tristesse: Lessons in Happiness from French Literature due out in 2020.

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