The Mars Hill University Department of Theatre Arts will present the musical comedy Once Upon a Mattress, February 27, 28 and March 1 at 7:30 pm, and March 2 at 2:30 pm in Owen Theatre.
Once Upon a Mattress was written as an adaptation of the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale The Princess and the Pea, with music by Mary Rodgers, lyrics by Marshall Barer and book by Jay Thompson, Dean Fuller, and Marshall Barer. It opened off-Broadway in May 1959, and then moved to Broadway.
At Mars Hill, the play stars senior Heather Bronson as Princess Winnefred, senior Annie Tesh as Queen Aggravain, sophomore Daniel Henry as Prince Dauntless, senior Terry Chavis as the Wizard, and sophomore Austin Fowler as the Jester. The play is directed by Neil St. Clair.
Tickets are $12.00 for adults and $10.00 for students. Box office opens on February 20. Call 689-1239 for reservations