There's not much more enchanting than a miniature theater, complete with sets. The opening of one of my favorite films, Fanny and Alexander, wouldn't be the same without one. Note the motto of the Royal Theater in Copenhagen written on the proscenium: “Ej Blot Til Lyst,” which translates from Danish to Not for Pleasure Alone:
How beautiful is that? While finding that clip, I stumbled across these:
All images found here.
I think I need one. I'd be in good company; check out Margo's theater, at 3:39 in this clip:
Create your own:
Or buy an Edward Gorey version and have absurdist fun like these kids:
Though I'd cut the white border from around the figures. A bit distracting.