If you thought you knew the story of "The Princess and The Pea," you may be in for a walloping surprise. Did you know for instance, that Princess Winnifred swam the moat to reach Prince Dauntless the Drab? Or that Lady Larken's love for Sir Harry provided a rather compelling reason that she reach the bridal altar post haste? Or that, in fact, it was not the pea at all that caused the princess a sleepless night? Carried on a wave of wonderful songs, by turns hilarious and raucous, romantic and melodic, this rollicking spin on the familiar classic of royal courtship and comeuppance provides for some side-splitting shenanigans. Chances are you'll never look at fairy tales quite the same way again. ONCE UPON A MATTRESS is presented through special arrangement with R & H Theatricals: www.rnh.com.
The performance dates of the upcoming musical are Friday, February 8 at 7pm, Saturday, February 9 at 7pm and Sunday, February 10 at 2pm in The Nancy A. Nasher and David J. Haemisegger Family Theater. Tickets will be available for purchase beginning January 24.
Please be advised some of the humor in this show is of a mature nature, and therefore we recommend appropriate audience age of 10 years old and above.