Photo Flash: Cast of Company XIV's NUTCRACKER ROUGE Celebrates Opening Night

Company XIV and The Saint At Large proudly present the New York Premiere of Nutcracker Rouge, conceived, directed and choreographed by Austin Mccormick, with a script adapted and written by Jeff Takacs. Nutcracker Rouge runs Off-Broadway through January 5, 2014 in a limited 6-week engagement at the Minetta Lane Theatre, located at 18 Minetta Lane between MacDougal Street and 6th Avenue in New York City. Previews began November 30, and the show officially opened on December 4. Check out a look back below!

Performances are Mondays - Saturdays at 8pm and Sundays at 7pm. There are no performances on December 15, 24 and January 1. Tickets from $39 to $79 with premium seats starting at $99. Visit http://www.ticketmaster.com or call 1-800-745-3000. Running time: 1 hour and 45 minutes including intermission. The theater is accessible from the A, B, C, D, E, F, or V trains to West 4th St. or the 1 train to Christopher St. For info visit http://www.NutcrackerRouge.com.

Nutcracker Rouge is a sparkling reimagining of the beloved Nutcracker tale told with erotic, sensual and opulent flair. From the celebrated director/choreographer Austin Mccormick comes a Baroque-Burlesque confection of theatre, dance, circus and sumptuous design. Immerse yourself in a hedonistic display of gorgeous and decadent winter entertainment that includes opera performed by Shelly Watson, text inspired by E.T.A. Hoffman''s The Nutcracker and 19th century poetry. The show contains partial nudity - no one under 16 years old will be admitted.

The cast includes Laura Careless as Marie-Claire, Jeff Takacs as Monsieur Drosselmeyer, Shelly Watson as Madame Drosselmeyer, circus artists Cassady Rose Bonjo, Courtney Giannone and Nicolas Maffey, and dancers Marisol Cabrera, Katrina Cunningham, Molly Griffin, Alexander Hille, Jakob Karr, Nicholas Katen, Kana Kimura, Tyler Phillips, Davon Rainey and Allison Ulrich.

The creative team includes Zane Pihlstrom (Set and Costume Design), Jeanette Yew (Lighting Design), Austin Mccormick (Sound Design), John Starmer and Michael Givey (Technical Directors) and Nataliya Vasilyeva (Production Stage Manager). Company XIV is sponsored by MAC Cosmetics.
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Photo Flash: Cast of Company XIV's NUTCRACKER ROUGE Celebrates Opening Night
NUTCRACKER ROUGE Cast

Photo Flash: Cast of Company XIV's NUTCRACKER ROUGE Celebrates Opening Night
NUTCRACKER ROUGE Cast

Photo Flash: Cast of Company XIV's NUTCRACKER ROUGE Celebrates Opening Night
NUTCRACKER ROUGE Cast

Photo Flash: Cast of Company XIV's NUTCRACKER ROUGE Celebrates Opening Night
NUTCRACKER ROUGE Cast

Photo Flash: Cast of Company XIV's NUTCRACKER ROUGE Celebrates Opening Night
Alexander Hille

Photo Flash: Cast of Company XIV's NUTCRACKER ROUGE Celebrates Opening Night
Allison Ulrich

Photo Flash: Cast of Company XIV's NUTCRACKER ROUGE Celebrates Opening Night
Cassady Rosebonjo

Photo Flash: Cast of Company XIV's NUTCRACKER ROUGE Celebrates Opening Night
NUTCRACKER ROUGE Cast

Photo Flash: Cast of Company XIV's NUTCRACKER ROUGE Celebrates Opening Night
Courtney Giannone

Photo Flash: Cast of Company XIV's NUTCRACKER ROUGE Celebrates Opening Night
Davon Rainey

Photo Flash: Cast of Company XIV's NUTCRACKER ROUGE Celebrates Opening Night
Jakob Karr

Photo Flash: Cast of Company XIV's NUTCRACKER ROUGE Celebrates Opening Night
Jeff Takacs

Photo Flash: Cast of Company XIV's NUTCRACKER ROUGE Celebrates Opening Night
Kana Kimura

Photo Flash: Cast of Company XIV's NUTCRACKER ROUGE Celebrates Opening Night
Katrina Cunningham

Photo Flash: Cast of Company XIV's NUTCRACKER ROUGE Celebrates Opening Night
Laura Careless

Photo Flash: Cast of Company XIV's NUTCRACKER ROUGE Celebrates Opening Night
Marisol Cabrera

Photo Flash: Cast of Company XIV's NUTCRACKER ROUGE Celebrates Opening Night
Molly Griffin

Photo Flash: Cast of Company XIV's NUTCRACKER ROUGE Celebrates Opening Night
Nicholas Katen

Photo Flash: Cast of Company XIV's NUTCRACKER ROUGE Celebrates Opening Night
Nicolas Maffey

Photo Flash: Cast of Company XIV's NUTCRACKER ROUGE Celebrates Opening Night
Shelly Watson, Laura Careless, Jeff Takacs

Photo Flash: Cast of Company XIV's NUTCRACKER ROUGE Celebrates Opening Night
Shelly Watson

Photo Flash: Cast of Company XIV's NUTCRACKER ROUGE Celebrates Opening Night
Shelly Watson, Jeff Takacs

Photo Flash: Cast of Company XIV's NUTCRACKER ROUGE Celebrates Opening Night
Tyler Phillips

Photo Flash: Cast of Company XIV's NUTCRACKER ROUGE Celebrates Opening Night
Stephen Pevner, Austin Mccormick

Photo Flash: Cast of Company XIV's NUTCRACKER ROUGE Celebrates Opening Night
NUTCRACKER ROUGE Cast

Photo Flash: Cast of Company XIV's NUTCRACKER ROUGE Celebrates Opening Night
NUTCRACKER ROUGE Cast

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