Once Upon a Mattress

Original Off-Broadway Production (1959)

Production Info

Previews: May 5, 1959 (6 prev.)
Opening May 11, 1959
Closing: November 15, 1959
Length of Run: 216 perf.
Run Type: Open-ended

Location Info

Market: Off-Broadway
Location: New York, NY

Credits Highlights

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Director
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Dances and Musical Numbers Staging

Cast

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Minstrel
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Wizard
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Prince Dauntless
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The Queen
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Lady Larken
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The King
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Jester
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Sir Harry
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Princess Winnifred
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The Nightingale of Samarkand

Musical Numbers

Act One

  • Many Moons Ago .... Minstrel and Court
  • An Opening for a Princess .... Prince Dauntless, Lady Larken, Knights and Ladies
  • In a Little While .... Lady Larken and Sir Harry
  • In a Little While (Reprise) .... Lady Larken and Sir Harry
  • Shy .... Winnifred, Sir Studley, Knights and Ladies
  • The Minstrel, the Jester and I .... King, Minstrel and Jester
  • Sensitivity .... Queen and Wizard
  • Swamps of Home .... Winnifred, Dauntless and Ladies
  • Normandy .... Minstrel, Jester, King and Lady Larken
  • Spanish Panic .... Jester, Lady Dora, Lady Beatrice, Queen, Winnifred, Dauntless, Knights and Ladies
  • Song of Love .... Dauntless, Winnifred, Knights and Ladies

Act Two

  • Quiet .... Jester, Knights and Ladies
  • Happily Ever After .... Winnifred
  • Man to Man Talk .... King and Dauntless
  • Very Soft Shoes .... Jester, Knights and Ladies
  • Yesterday I Loved You .... Sir Harry and Lady Larken
  • Lullaby .... The Nightingale of Samarkand
  • Finale .... Entire Court

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Trivia & History

Played previews from Tuesday, May 5, 1959, through Sunday, May 10. Only evening performances were played.

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Production Info

Previews: May 5, 1959 (6 prev.)
Opening May 11, 1959
Closing: November 15, 1959
Length of Run: 216 perf.
Run Type: Open-ended

Location Info

Market: Off-Broadway
Location: New York, NY

Venues

Main Run

Audio Recordings

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