★★★★✰ Austin McCormick’s Company XIV continues to maintain the highest bar in balletic, baroque burlesque.
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★★★★✰ Nutcracker Rouge is a lush, flesh-fueled frenzy of sensuality and spectacle. McCormick’s gift for erotic elegance is mesmerizing. Any raunch manages to be a good dose of the subversive while also being good plain fun.
★★★✰✰ "But it turns out that the pleasures of excess are really not enough to hold one’s interest if the underlying material is thin."
There are many alternative Nutcrackers out there, but hands down, Nutcracker Rouge has got to be one of the all-time best.
While the program slumped, mood wise, in the middle, it went out with a bang thanks to Larry Keigwin's Exit Like an Animal.
If you think about it, Nutcracker lends itself quite naturally to an erotic treatment. Coming of age story, voyage of discovery, fantasy playground filled with tantalizing delights