'Once Upon A Mattress'
A musical comedy
November 13, 2022
"ONCE UPON A MATTRESS"
Music by MARY RODGERS
Lyrics by MARSHALL BARER
Book by JAY THOMPSON, DEAN FULLER, and MARSHALL BARER
April 13-15 at 7:30 p.m.
April 16 at 2 p.m.
Anne and Ellen Fife Theatre, Moss Arts Center
Stage Direction by Ariana Wyatt and Cara Rawlings
Musical Direction by Mathias Elmer
Vocal Direction by Brian Thorsett
Performed in collaboration with the VT Philharmonic
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Many moons ago in a far-off place, Queen Aggravain decreed no couples could marry until her son, Prince Dauntless, found a bride. Princesses came from far and wide to win the hand of the prince, but none could pass the impossible tests given to them by the Queen.
That is, until the “shy” swamp princess, Winnifred the Woebegone, showed up. Would she be able to pass the Sensitivity Test, marry her prince and help Lady Larkin and Sir Harry to the altar? Carried on a wave of wonderful songs, by turns hilarious and raucous, romantic and melodic, this rollicking spin on the classic tale The Princess and the Pea provides some side-splitting shenanigans. For after all, a princess is a delicate thing.
Our Virginia Tech production will feature the Virginia Tech Philharmonic sharing the stage with the actors for this special concert version of the show.
“As fresh, inventive and funny as ever... with wit and sophistication, and more important, human feeling.” – New York Daily News
ONCE UPON A MATTRESS is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals.
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