“Once Upon a Mattress”  features over 75 Coastside kids, Friday

Press release

By on Mon, April 27, 2009


Don’t miss out on your chance to see over 75 local kids act, sing and dance their hearts out on the Coastal Rep stage over the next 2 weekends. Join us for a hilarious spin on the Princess and the Pea fairy tale that will leave you laughing, clapping, and cheering for the unlikely courtship of Prince Dauntless and the moat-swimming princess of his dreams, Winnifred.

Coastal Repertory Theatre is proud to announce the opening of Once Upon a Mattress, the adaptation of the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale The Princess and the Pea. Book by Jay Thompson, Dean Fuller and Marshall Barer, music by Mary Rodgers, lyrics by Marshall Barer, and directed by Michael Lederman.

Coastal Theatre Conservatory celebrates its 15th year on the Coast and its first year as a part of Coastal Repertory Theatre in this lively, foot-stomping, oh-so-fun musical. Whether you’re three or ninety-three, this show will leave you with a smile on your face and lightness in your heart!

"To watch our Coastside youth light up the stage is a thrill of a lifetime." - Director, Michael Lederman

Once Upon a Mattress runs May 1 through 10 with Friday and Saturday performances at 7:30pm and Saturday and Sunday matinees at 1pm. The Coastal Repertory Theatre appreciates your patronage.

Buy Tickets Online at http://www.coastalrep.com/