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    Performances >> The Plain Princess | 儿童剧《丑公主》
    The Plain Princess | 儿童剧《丑公主》
    Date/Time: February 26th 2017 at 19:30
    Prices: 200/180/160/80
    Ticketing time: Mon.- Fri. 9:00-17:00
    Ticketing Phone: 1569 512 2660 (English and Chinese)
    E-Mail: SuzhouTicketing@gmail.com
    [ SSCAC ] Performance Hall
    Updated on: 1/20/2017 1:14:16 AM
    Ticketing Address: Room 208, Boji Shengneng Science Park, 1 Heshun Lu, Suzhou SIP
    Synopsis:
    The King and Queen plan a birthday party for their daughter Esmeralda, showering her with gifts and toys, ordering a feast with entertainment, and inviting a neighboring Prince to play with her. But the Princess is in a sulky mood, and throwing one of her royal tantrums, she goads the usually well-mannered Prince into declaring what no one has ever dared to admit that she is a plain Princess. Faced at last with the truth, the Princess falls into a genuine decline, and her parents offer a great reward to anyone who can make her beautiful. All the wise men try, without success. Finally, the royal dustwoman, Dame Goodwit, offers to make the Princess beautiful in three months if the Princess will come and live in her cottage with her three daughters. The changes that take place are only natural ones; but when the Princess learns to do a truly unselfish thing, her mouth turns up, her nose turns down, and her eyes sparkle like the candles on a birthday cake.
     
    Adapted from the children's book by American author Phyllis McGinley. The show is performed in Mandarin Chinese. 
     
    她衣着华丽,但眼睛黯然无光,鼻子傲然翘起,嘴巴冷酷地噘着。她仿佛就是现实中娇气又任性的孩子化身,几乎将所有通病集于一身,不遵守规则、不懂礼貌与尊重、攀比炫富、好逸恶劳。剧中的国王和王后就是无条件满足孩子、溺爱孩子的家长:“只要世界上有的都给你,我都给你买。”戏剧反映现实,戏剧讽刺现实,剧目开场呈现的画面所针对的就是这样一个真实、客观而又严肃、具争议的社会现实——独生子女的娇生惯养以及家长溺爱包办一切的教育问题。为了让公主变美丽的魔法得以实现,清洁工大婶把公主带回了乡村屋舍。公主开始到乡村体验生活,就像现在家长把小孩送到吃苦夏令营。改变是从最小的事开始做起,一点一点积累起来的。慢慢地,公主不再抱怨,不再娇气了,真正的魔法效果来自内心的改变。公主成长了,终于领悟到什么才是真正的美丽。
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