Billy Rose’s legendary supper club, Diamond Horseshoe, will officially open to the public on New Year’s Eve. To celebrate its reemergence, Queen of the Night, a new genre-crossing, immersive environmental experience created by Randy Weiner, Simon Hammerstein and Murtaza Akbar, begins on December 31, 2013, for six weeks only.
Queen of the Night is a dark debutante ball thrown by The Marchesa for her daughter Pamina. Queen of the Night is a fusion of performance, music, circus, cuisine, design, and nightlife that welcomes the audience into a wholly interactive entertainment experience. Drinks will flow, dinner is served, and over the course of the gala, guests will be engaged, entertained, and immersed in this genre-blurring initiation.
TonyAward winner Christine Jones will direct, with circus creation by Shana Carroll of Les 7 Doigts de la main and food performance created by Jennifer Rubell. The experience will feature associate direction by Jenny Koons, creative direction by Giovanna Battaglia, set and scenic design by Douglas Little, fashion design by Thom Browne, lighting design by Austin R. Smith, sound design by Darron L. West & Charles Coes, magic design by Steve Cuiffo, and interior design by Meg Sharpe, with choreography by Lorin Latarro, and casting by Henry Russell Bergstein. Jason Kallert will be the executive chef. Nathan Koch and Jennie Willink to produce.
In the spirit of Billy Rose, nightlife impresario and entertainment provocateur, Paramount Hotel owner and art collector Aby Rosen, in partnership with Variety Worldwide (Murtaza Akbar, Simon Hammerstein, Javier Vivas, & Randy Weiner) and LDV Hospitality (Curt Huegel & John Meadow) will present Queen of the Night.
For tickets visit queenofthenightnyc.com.
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