This comic and progressive musical retelling of "The Princess and the Pea" will challenge you to rethink your expectations of fairy tales. More…
"Once Upon a Mattress" tells the story of the brave and strong Princess Winnifred who comes to the rescue of a kingdom in need of a new outlook on love, leadership, and life. Filled with hummable tunes, raucous comedy, dance numbers, and a happily-ever-after, this musical will appeal to audiences of all ages.
Please note the story occasionally, with humor and joyfulness, makes reference to conception and personal intimacy.
See it if Not much can enliven this chestnut tuner despite Gallery team's best efforts Only shows sparks when Rosenfeld's Princess 'Fred' is on stage
Don't see it if Dated material isn't helped by Gelles' uninspired direction and lackluster choreo Ideally, piece should be souffle light not pancake flat
See it if you’re looking for a sweet, easy show to take your kids to.
Don't see it if you prefer something with weight to it. This is silly (supposed to be), and frankly not at the same level as Gallery Players’ usual work.
See it if You just want to watch a show without thinking too much or being emotionally invested.
Don't see it if You want to be moved or think. You like elaborate costumes and sets. You want a complex or interesting plot. You want a realistic story.