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Mother Ginger and Isabella

(YouTube link) This scene is always my favorite of The Nutcracker Ballet. In the version our regional ballet does, Mother Ginger is a man atop a wooden scaffolding that gets rolled out on stage. In this version, the lemon drop dancers underneath are so tiny that such shenanigans aren’t necessary. Keep your eye on little Isabella, [...]