OFFICIAL OPENING OF COMPANY XIV’S “NUTCRACKER ROUGE” HOSTED BY TONY AWARD® WINNER J. HARRISON GHEE PHOTOS LINKED
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, PLEASE
LAST NIGHT MARKED
THE OFFICIAL OPENING OF
HOSTED BY TONY AWARD® WINNER J. HARRISON GHEE
A VERY GROWNUP NIGHT OUT FOR THE HOLIDAYS
PHOTOS AVAILABLE HERE
New York, NY (November 21, 2023) – Last night marked the official opening of Company XIV’s Nutcracker Rouge, hosted by TONY Award® Winner J. Harrison Ghee. Guests included Peppermint, Jared Dixon, Julie Benko, Danny Kornfeld, Steven Telsey, Sean Bell, Andrew O’Shanick, Kolton Krouse, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Linedy Genao, Jordan Dobson, Marti Cummings, Olivia Lux, Brita Filter and more.
This naughty take on the classic ballet returns for a 13th anniversary limited engagement at Théâtre XIV. Circus artists, enchanting chanteuses, burlesque dancers, and baroque extravagance fashion a dazzling symphony to liberate a familiar tale with sensual and opulent flair.
—The New York Times
“THE PERFECT HOT DATE!”
“THE GREATEST HOLIDAY HOMAGE EVER!”
Leave the kids at home and satisfy your sweet tooth at Nutcracker Rouge.
The cast stars Storm Marrero and Brandon Looney as Dosselmeyer, Megumi “Meg” Iwama and Ellen Akashi as Marie-Claire, Marcos Antonio and Jack Blackmon as Nutcracker Prince, Robyn Adele Anderson and Melike Konur as Sugar Queens, Nolan as Candy Cane, Lola Carter as Cherries, Alisa Mae and Kylie Rose as Champagne, Uys du Buisson as Absinthe, TJ as Turkish Delight, Daniel Darling as Cotton Candy and Duane Gosa as Mother Ginger. The ensemble includes Erin Dillon, Nicholas Katen, Clarisa Patton and Morgan Lee Wade.
The creative team includes Creator, Director and Choreographer Austin McCormick, Costume and Scenic Designer Zane Pihlström, Makeup Designer Sarah Cimino, Lighting Designer Brian Tovar, Sound Designer Julian Evans, Wig Designers Bryan Gonzale and Charlie August Kellogg, Rehearsal Director Nicolas Katen and Costume Shop Manager Jana Violante.
“We are so grateful to our audiences that have made Nutcracker Rouge a holiday sensation.” says Austin McCormick. “We are excited to welcome several new acts and returning favorites this season. And we are especially thrilled to welcome back Storm Marrero in her new role of Drosselmeyer.”
ABOUT COMPANY XIV
“COMPANY XIV RULES NYC NIGHTLIFE!”
Théâtre XIV is a boutique venue on Graffiti Alley in trendy Bushwick, Brooklyn, where classically trained performers and Burlesque stars also host and bartend, seating guests and pouring immersive cocktails from a curated menu which also features Brooklyn-crafted absinthe, champagne and a selection of treats and sweets at the venue’s speakeasy bar. L Train to Jefferson St.
383 Troutman St.
Brooklyn, NY 11237
Ages 21+ only, valid ID required for entry
Strobe, haze and incense are utilized in this production
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