Once Upon a Mattress
the Broadway Musical by Mary Rodgers
Calliope’s 2018 Teen Summer Production is Once Upon a Mattress, the 1960 musical with music by Mary Rodgers and lyrics by Marshall Barer, that helped launch the career of Carol Burnett. It is a musical adaptation of the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale, The Princess and the Pea. Once Upon a Mattress was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Musical in 1960, and the Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical in 1997.
The performances are color-coded:
White = lots of seats available
Yellow = a popular show
Red = few seats left
Black = Sold Out