COMPANY XIV ANNOUNCES “QUEEN OF HEARTS” OPENING IN APRIL
Rick Miramontez / Pete Sanders
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, PLEASE
FALL DOWN THE BAROQUE BURLESQUE RABBIT HOLE
PRESENTS THE WORLD PREMIERE OF
“QUEEN OF HEARTS”
INSPIRED BY “ALICE’S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND”
DIRECTED AND CHOREOGRAPHED BY AUSTIN MCCORMICK
PREVIEWS BEGIN ON MARCH 29, 2019
OPENS APRIL 11, 2019
New York, NY (January 18, 2019) – Company XIV, which recently presented their acclaimed sold out engagement of Nutcracker Rouge, announces their next production, the world-premiere of Queen of Hearts which will begin performances on Thursday, March 29th with an opening night set for Thursday, April 11th. Performances are at Théâtre XIV (383 Troutman Street, Bushwick, Brooklyn).
Directed and choreographed by Austin McCormick, Queen of Hearts is inspired by Lewis Carroll’s “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland”. Company XIV’s reimagining includes circus, opera, magic, baroque dance, and amazing visuals. The incredibly talented cast will transport you to a decadent dream world replete with exotic curiosities and sensual strip-tease which will delight, amaze and titillate all audiences.
Company XIV will also feature imaginatively immersive cocktails, designed by Austin McCormick to add to the Queen of Hearts experience.
The cast features LEXXE, Michael Cunio, Storm Marrero, Lilin Lace, Marcy Richardson, Sam Urdang, Allison Ullrich, Nicholas Katen, Ross Katen , Jourdan Epstein, Làszlò Major, Ryan Redmond, Jacoby Pruitt, Ian Spring, Nolan McKew and Ashley Dragon.
Creatives include costume and set design by Zane Pihlstrom; lighting design by Jeanette Yew and makeup design by Sarah Cimino.
Austin McCormick (Founder and Artistic Director) created Company XIV in 2006 wowing critics and audiences alike with a unique blend of circus, vaudeville, burlesque, dance, ballet, opera, live music and lavish design. The company’s productions of Nutcracker Rouge, Ferdinand and Cinderella have become favorites. Austin’s other credits include choreography for the Metropolitan Opera, Chicago Lyric Opera, Canadian Opera Company, The Juilliard School, Guggenheim Works in Progress, Gotham Chamber Opera and the Kennedy Center.
Queen of Heart s will play through May 19th, 2019 Performance schedule is Thursdays and Fridays at 8pm; Saturdays at 5pm and 10 pm and Sundays at 8 pm. Single tickets are priced from $85.00 to $155.00. VIP Couches for 2 are priced at $325.00 and $475.00 (Premium). For information and bookings go to www.companyxiv.com.
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