Sage Gateshead is Curious: Winter Cabaret
Feat. Ginger Johnson, Jaii Andrew, Carmen & Lady Annabella
Join Curious Arts for a memorable evening of music, cabaret and festive fun, as our Winter Cabaret makes it’s welcomed return!
Featuring performances by the North East’s own, award-winning Ginger Johnson, performer extraordinaire Jaii Andrew, and the magnificent Carmen with DJ Lady Annabella providing the soundtrack to get us all in the party spirit. Be Curious with Sage Gateshead this Winter!
Curious Arts is a Newcastle-Gateshead based not-for-profit organisation committed to developing and championing LGBTQIA+ arts, artists and audiences across the North East.
ℹ️ Useful Information
Age restrictions apply: Over 18s only
This show will be BSL interpreted.
7.30pm: Doors to Sage Two
8pm – 8.15pm: Ginger Johnson
8.15pm – 8.35pm: Carmen
8.35pm – 8.45pm: Jaii Andrew
8.45pm – 9.05pm: Interval & DJ Lady Annabella DJ set in Sage Two bar
9.05pm – 9.10pm: Jaii Andrew
9.10pm – 9.40pm: Ginger Johnson
9.40pm – 11pm: DJ Lady Annabella DJ set in Sage Two bar
🚧 Construction works near Sage Gateshead
Site preparation works have now commenced on the NewcastleGateshead Quays development, to the east of Sage Gateshead. This means changes to the South Shore Road Car Park, pedestrian and car routes. Find out more.
Ginger Johnson is an award-winning performer with a sweet tooth for the ridiculous. Born and raised in the North East, Johnson cut her teeth on the alt-drag and cabaret scenes of East London, where her unique blend of camp laughs and bareknuckle confessional have earned her a reputation for being a risk-taking performer with a big heart and an even bigger mouth.
“Brilliant, bizarre and completely unmissable!” – Time Out
“Intelligent, enlightening and packed with laughs” – The Stage
“Eclectic and effervescent” – British Theatre
Jaii has worked tremendously within the Musical Theatre and Commercial Industries for more than 18 years. Having graduated from The Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts (LIPA) in 2011 Jaii has gone on to star in 2 European Tours of “Hair” The Musical (2011-2012). They have also starred in the 25th Anniversary Cast of “Starlight Express” as “Electra”, in Bochum, Germany (2012-2014). Jaii has also been featured as a dancer for Calvin Harris & Sam Smith on The Brit Awards 2019. They have also performed with Janelle Monae as her official support act at MIF (Manchester International Festival) 2019 with The House Of Ghetto at Castlefield Bowl, and most recently regularly features as a Principal performer for GLITTERBOX. As well as fronting other professional works within the industry; Jaii is house mother for Birminghams very own vogue house House Of Myztique.
The magnificent Carmen has been enthralling audiences across the North East with their hugely popular Showtunes and Wine show. From small stages to big festivals including Northern Pride’s UK Pride 2022 event this summer. This time Showtunes and Wine will take on a winter twist with some festive hits – expect everything from musical numbers to Christmas classics and even some opera in the mix, Carmen really can do it all.