On the main stage of the Somerville Theater, “The Slutcracker” tech crew gives last-minute instructions to the dancers draped over the seats in the house. It’s this year’s first rehearsal onstage, and it’s critical that the whole cast be aware of the sets and scenery. “It’s 10 feet tall, and it wobbles a little bit,” […]
This month, everyone’s favorite scandalous holiday burlesque production returns to the Somerville Theatre in all of its sequined, glittery, pole dancing glory. Local photographer Adrianne Mathiowetz has been capturing candid, behind-the-scenes moments at the Slutcracker nearly every year since the show—and its giant peppermint dildo—first, uh, skewered Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker ballet in 2008, and she’s watched […]
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