STAGE TUBE: Sizzling Sneak Peek at Company XIV's NUTCRACKER ROUGE, Opening Tonight
Company XIV's adults-only revival of NUTCRACKER ROUGE, the sexy hit holiday show conceived, directed and choreographed by Drama Desk Award nominee Austin Mccormick, runs tonight, November 21, through January 7 in a limited seven-week engagement as part of XIV's pop-up season at The Irondale Center, located at 85 South Oxford Street between Fulton Street and Lafayette Avenue in Brooklyn, NY. Click below to watch highlights in a new trailer for the show!
NUTCRACKER ROUGE is a sparkling reimagining of the beloved Nutcracker tale told with erotic, sensual and opulent flair. From award-winning director/choreographer Austin Mccormick comes a baroque-burlesque confection of theatre, dance, music, circus, opera, high fashion and sumptuous design. Enjoy a libation as you immerse yourself in a hedonistic display of gorgeous and decadent winter entertainment in this thrillingly unique fusion of nightlife and theatre.
The cast includes Allison Ulrich (ABC's "Dancing with the Stars," Fox's "So You Think You Can Dance," Cirque du Soleil's Viva Elvis), Shelly Watson (The Metropolitan Opera, Company XIV's Rococo Rouge), Hilly Bodin (XIV's Snow White & Cinderella), Uys du Buisson (Peter Pan 360 National Tour, STREB Extreme Action Company), Jourdan Epstein (Fox's "So You Think You Can Dance"), Todd Hanebrink (Broadway's Wicked, XIV's Paris), Lea Helle (XIV's Paris & Cinderella), Nicholas Katen (XIV's Paris & Cinderella), Storm Marrero (XIV's Paris), Mark Osmundsen (XIV's Paris & Cinderella), Marcy Richardson (XIV's Paris & Cinderella), Scott Schneider, Cara Seymour (MOMIX, Spiegelworld's Vegas Nocturne, XIV's Paris), Nicholas Sipes (Broadway's Billy Elliot: The Musical, On Your Toes with City Center's Encores!), Nicole von Arx (Rigoletto with The Metropolitan Opera, XIV's Paris) and Lukasz Zieba ("So You Think You Can Dance," The Metropolitan Opera).
The creative team includes Jeff Takacs (Text), Zane Pihlstrom (Set & Costume Design), Jeanette Yew (Lighting Design) and Mark Van Hare (Sound Design). The production team includes Nataliya Vasilyeva (Production Stage Manager), Marisol Cabrera (Company Manager), Audrey Nauman (Wardrobe Supervisor), John Starmer (Technical Director) and Nicole Gross (Assistant Stage Manager). Company XIV is sponsored by MAC Cosmetics.
Opening night for NUTCRACKER ROUGE is November 21. The show plays Mondays - Saturdays at 8pm. Tickets from $35 to $200. To book seats, couches and VIP tickets visit CompanyXIV.com or call 1-866-811-4111. NUTCRACKER ROUGE contains partial nudity - 16 & over admitted.