THOMASTON — Once Upon A Mattress will be presented by Watts Hall Community Players, June 27, 29, and July 5 and 6, at 7 p.m.; and June 30 at 3 p.m., at Watts Hall, Main Street, Thomaston.
Sean Fleming will once again act as music director and orchestra manager.
In this fun-filled take on the classic fairy tale, The Princess and the Pea, a cast of medieval aristocrats put a feisty and free-spirited princess through the wringer before she can marry the hapless prince.
“The show really starts to come together at this point” said director Lynna Henderson, in a news release, after more than six weeks spent creating the musical.
Once Upon a Mattress is this summer’s musical produced by Watts Hall Community Players. Spoken word, musical numbers and choreography are all woven together to create the flow of the story.
Behind the scenes, both sets and costumes are being finalized for this summer’s entertainment for the whole family, Once Upon a Mattress is a twist on the classic fairy tale The Princess and the Pea to be presented during the last weekend in June and the first weekend in July at Watts Hall,Main Street, Thomaston.
Jo Lindsay, of Tenants Harbor, plays Queen Aggravain who tries to keep her son, Prince Dauntless, played by Jack Sullivan, of Rockland, from marrying while pretending that marrying him off is her highest priority.
A very unconventional princess, played by Emma Theobalds, of Thomaston, turns the court topsy turvy when she arrives on the scene.
Full of courtiers and jesters, royalty and royal chaos, the characters of this classic play search for the perfect bride for an imperfect situation.
Tickets are $15 at the door or $13 in advance at Grasshopper, Main Street in Rockland, or at Athens Pizza, Main Street in Thomaston; or at onceupon.eventbrite.com