Once Upon A Mattress is a lively and vibrant musical based on Hans Christian Andersen’s famous Princess and the Pea.
From the wicked Queen who can’t let go of her stupidly innocent son, from the dumbstruck King to the spunky swamp Princess who swims the moat and swashbuckles her way into favour, this is a show for the young, and the young at heart.
Do you remember The Princess and the Pea from childhood? Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy-tale kingdom has now come to musical life with Mark Giesser’s revival of Broadway classic Once Upon a Mattress at Upstairs at the Gatehouse.
Rehearsals have flown by for fairy-tale musical comedy Once Upon a Mattress, the Broadway classic revived this month at London’s Upstairs at the Gatehouse. Take a peek at final preparations from the very tuneful sitzprobe with our sneak-peek videos.
Offie nominee Beth Burrows stars as Princess Winnifred in rarely seen, 1959 Broadway fairy-tale musical comedy Once Upon a Mattress. It’s her fourth collaboration with director Mark Giesser, following Strike Up the Band, The Lady With a Dog and Sirens of the Silver Screen. What makes their collaboration so successful?
Full cast and creatives have been announced for Alces Productions’ new production of Mary Rodgers’ rarely seen, 1959 Broadway fairy-tale musical comedy Once Upon a Mattress. Tickets are now on sale. Time to get booking!
After its Christmas success with 42nd Street, Upstairs at the Gatehouse continues its string of Broadway revivals in 2020 with a brand-new production of Mary Rodgers’ rarely seen fairy-tale musical comedy Once Upon a Mattress in March, starring Offies nominee Beth Burrows. Tickets are now on sale. Time to get booking!
The Playground Theatre has announced its first full autumn season, running from October 2018 to January. The programme features the world premiere of The Paradise Circus by cult American novelist James Purdy, the world premiere of Fanatical the Musical by Matt Board and Reina Hardy, and a Christmas revival of Once Upon a Mattress, Mary Rodgers and Marshall Barer’s musical comedy based on Hans Christian Andersen’s The Princess and The Pea.