Already closed | 2h 15m | West Village

Snow White

From 36 member  reviews
Members say: Entertaining, Original, Slow, Enchanting, Clever

About the show

Company XIV presents a Baroque-Burlesque creation based on the classic fairy tale 'Snow White,' using theatre, dance, live music, circus, opera and erotic design. For ages 21 and over. More…

Company XIV's production of 'Snow White' fuses passionate choreography, eclectic music, opera, circus, burlesque, ballet, gender bending, over the top costuming, and sumptuous design. Taking his cue from theatre, dance, and opera under the reign of French monarch Louis XIV, Director/Choreographer Austin McCormick creates a 360-degree experience for audiences fusing the antique with the contemporary.

2h 15m | Already closed | Minetta Lane Theatre (West Village)

Member Reviews (36)

MEMBERS SAY:

Entertaining, Original, Slow, Enchanting, Clever

30
Disappointing, Fluffy, Overrated

See it if you're here for the props and costumes (which are excellent) and don't care for choreography and dancing.

Don't see it if you saw the previous outstanding production - I had hard time believing both were made by the same company.

45
Confusing, Disappointing, Dizzying, Excruciating, Indulgent

See it if You enjoy dental work... Or are very high in something. If you can appreciate production details despite the show.

Don't see it if You're looking for literate theatre or are not high on something...anything...


February 4th, 2016
"Despite these tempting ingredients, this 'Snow White' is a dull tease, lasting two hours…This episodic structure occasions more disguises for the Queen and more pastiche numbers: ersatz Baroque, ersatz Pina Bausch, ersatz flamenco. But these numbers are devoid of dramatic pressure, not to speak ...
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February 3rd, 2016
"His work is clearly informed by art and culture transcending time and nationality, much of it the best of the best. Yet under the director's unfocused staging, we're never quite sure where to look, and key moments of the story are inevitably lost...This 'Snow White' is not the fairest of them all."
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February 8th, 2016
"Add dancing boys in fishnets, an ensemble sporting bejeweled ball gags, a bit of pole dancing and a freshly irreverent attitude and McCormick's new take on a classic tale is steamy dose of theatrical foreplay...In the hands of Company XIV, 'Snow White'is a ravishing mood piece that is sure to ge...
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February 4th, 2016
"Hilly Bodin is a lively and lovely Snow White, but both she and Careless are overwhelmed by frenetic spectacle...The hour-long first act does minimally impart the basic elements of Snow White...The fast-paced 30-minute second act is series of circus vignettes including a thrilling hoop routine a...
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