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Get Pegged Cabaret

Co-curated and hosted by John Jarboe

Get Pegged Cabaret is held monthly on the La Peg stage at FringeArts and is co-curated and hosted by John Jarboe (Artistic Director of the Bearded Ladies Cabaret).


140 N. Columbus Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA
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Like a poison cookie—tempting and treacherous, pleasing and perilous—Get Pegged Cabaret lures you inside a reimagined La Peg, then jumps you with unrestrained intimacy and performance. Each night features uncensored and stimulating entertainment from the sexy, satirical, daring, delightful, queer, and most dangerous performers from Philadelphia, New York, and beyond.

June Artists:

Photo by Evan William Smith

Nath Ann Carrera

Nath Ann Carrera sings, “I Don’t Want To Throw Rice, I Want To Throw Rocks: The Early Southern Gothicism Of Dolly Parton,” a collection of early extreme sensationalistic story songs penned by Dolly Parton from 1967-1971! Class-Conscious Incest! Teen Delinquent Anti-Authoritarian Murder! Mental Institution Imprisonment! Anti-Marriage Retaliation! Stillborn Suicide! Children Bursting Into Flames While Their Parents Tell Dirty Jokes! And BEYOND!

“Described as a “heavenly” (New York Times), “gender-defiant” (Time Out New York), “glitter saint” (Village Voice), Nath Ann Carrera has had solo shows at La MaMa (“Death To The Patriarchal Rape Heads”), Joe’s Pub, Wild Project, and the Afterglow Festival (“I Don’t Want To Throw Rice, I Want To Throw Rocks: The Early Southern Gothicism Of Dolly Parton”), sings as WITCH CAMP with Amber Martin, performs with Justin Vivian Bond, opened for Martha Wainwright at City Winery, and has sung at P.S. 122, The Kitchen, Abrons Arts Center, Le Poisson Rouge, SFMOMA, and MoMA PS1.”

“Wonderful, striking… essayistic songs about female revenge and politics” Hilton Als- The Paris Review

Kemar Jewel’s Xcel Dance Crew

Kemar Jewel is an award-winning international Director and Choreographer.

Kemar Jewel is also a founding member and now Creative Director of Vogue 4 Lyfe, an international dance group that continues to work with recording artists, perform in music videos; and specialize in dances styles such as: Jazz, Hip-Hop, African-Jazz, and of course, Vogue. Kemar Jewel holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Theatre Direction from Temple University and has become an internet sensation for his viral YouTube videos and his work with international recording artist, Bob Sinclar.

Kemar’s work has been featured on Huffinton Post, MSNBC, FOX News, LOGO, and many more media outlets.




Get Pegged (n.)

1. An act of love-making that involves a woman wearing a [redacted] and [redacted] her male partner.

ex.   Jane pegged John last night – I bet he won’t be able to sit down for a week!

2. A monthly cabaret series at La Peg, curated by John Jarboe that will make you feel like you are being [redacted] by someone wearing a [redacted].

ex.    I went to Get Pegged Cabaret last night!  I bet I won’t be able to sit down for a week!

La Peg stage

Standing Room: $5
Table: $15 per seat*

*Tables must be bought in full. Therefore, a 4-seat table costs $60. Additionally, each person is required to order a $15 minimum of food or drink from La Peg.

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Star Producers: Linda & David Glickstein

Featured image by Kate Raines / Plate 3 Photography /