Homer Nutcracker draws on magic of imagination

Dec 01st 5:08 pm By Carey Restino

Part of the magic of the community theater production of The Nutcracker is that each year, young mice and lambs watch from the side stage and imagine that some day, they might be a sugar plum fairy or even the lead role of Clara. This year, that dream is playing out two-fold for the 60 or so youth involved in the Homer Nutcracker [--] not only is dream Clara again played by a dancer who started out at the age of 5, but in an unusual twist, the lead male role of the nutcracker prince is being played by a young man who started out as a very small bumblebee.


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