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The Princess, the Emperor, and the Duck

From 3 member  reviews
Members say: Entertaining, Quirky, Delightful, Absorbing, Funny

About the show

The Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre presents a modern puppet retelling of three classic Hans Christian Andersen tales. More…

Set in Africa, China, and Central Park, 'The Princess, the Emperor, and the Duck' features contemporary takes on the classic fairy tales 'The Princess and the Pea,' 'The Emperor’s New Clothes,' and 'The Ugly Duckling.' These familiar stories are reinvented with handcrafted marionettes and scenery. Guided by a narrating Owl, audience members fly in​to each story and learn important life lessons still relevant today. Best for ages 3 to 9.

Member Reviews (3)


Entertaining, Quirky, Delightful, Absorbing, Funny
Avg Score

Absorbing, Clever, Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining

See it if you like tales

Don't see it if you don't like tales

Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Quirky, Great staging

See it if You have young kids who enjoy marionette theatre

Don't see it if You are not a kid or are not with kids

Quirky, Disappointing, Banal, Slow, Relevant

See it if Your kids don't mind a twist on a tail and they are under the age of 6

Don't see it if Kids 6 and up will not be entertained the story is slow and very 2 dimensional -

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