Study a classic this holiday season! Multiple narrators (speaking in rhyming verse) tell the story of little Clara's dreamlike Christmas adventure to the Nutcracker's magical land. Whether performed in concert program style or with full staging, teachers will take "suite" delight in teaching Tchaikovsky's original music in simple vocal arrangements with clever, plot-progressing lyrics. A true holiday tradition brought to life to share with your students and audiences alike. * Recommended for grades 2-6. * Performance time: approximately 20 minutes. * Reproducible Student Pages and Staging Notes included.