Musical Set For April 7th & 8thMarch 12, 2018
The Prophetstown High School Music Department.will present the musical Once Upon a Mattress ,which is a comedic take on the Princess and the Pea. Two performances will be given: Saturday, April 7th, at 7pm and Sunday, April 8th, at 2pm. Tickets will be $8 for adults and $5 for students. There will be no tickets sales in advance.and they will only be sold at the door.
The story takes place in a far away kingdom. Due to an unhappy curse, King Sextimus is unable to speak. Meanwhile, his terror-of-a-wife, Queen Aggravain, has taken over control of the kingdom. Most importantly, in an attempt to keep Prince Dauntless single, she has decreed that only the princess that can pass her test may marry her son. Further, no one else in the kingdom may marry until Prince Dauntless does. Lady Larken and Sir Harry are extremely disturbed by this fact since Lady Larken is now pregnant with Sir Harry's baby. Fun ensues as pressure builds for the kingdom to find a princess who is worthy of the Queen's test. Carol Burnett made the show famous on Broadway.
Rehearsals are underway with the actors learning their parts and choreography.
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