The children and, especially, the mice lit up the first-act party; the second act, which is more for the adults in the audience, lacked virtuosity. There was, however, magic in the mezzanine, where a Boston Ballet volunteer in a mouse suit shimmied and twirled her tail and hugged kids while posing for photo ops. It was one of the best performances of the day.

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