Anne (netmouse) wrote,

The Nutcracker Ballet: how would you describe the story to a 2-year-old?

Rosie and I are going to see the Nutcracker Tuesday morning. I remember being confused when I was a kid. I guess I still am. Who is the Sugar Plum Fairy, and why is she dancing? Is the nutcracker the prince? Are you supposed to fear the Mouse King?

If you have any idea what, if anything I should tell Rosie of the story, please let me know. I got a copy of the book and was once again amazed how convoluted everything seemed to be.
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