The team behind the well-received, sold-out UK premiere of Stephen Sondheim’s The Frogs, adapted by Nathan Lane at Jermyn Street Theatre, is to present a new production of the modern-day family musical retelling of the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale The Princess and the Pea. And this Princess isn’t taking any prisoners…
Once Upon a Mattress, with music by Mary Rodgers, lyrics by Marshall Barer and book by Jay Thompson, Dean Fuller
Winnifred, better known as Fred, is not your average princess – she’s loud, independent and knows her own mind. But for her to marry Prince Dauntless, she must prove to his overprotective mother, Queen Aggravain, that she is indeed a true princess in an impossible test.
Once Upon A Mattress marked the Broadway debut in 1959 of
Once Upon a Mattress is produced by House on the Hill Productions and presented by arrangement with R&H Theatricals Europe.