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Once Upon a Mattress, SCAHS Thespians

  • Playhouse Theatre, PSU School of Theatre 116 Theatre Building University Park, PA 16802 (map)

The State College HIgh School Thespians present "Once Upon a Mattress" for their popular spring musical. In this musical version of Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tale, "The Princess and the Pea", Princess Winnifred is an ungainly, brash girl competing for the hand of Prince Dauntless, whose domineering mother Queen Aggravain has declared must marry a "true" princess before anyone else in the kingdom can marry. Music is by Mary Rogers, lyrics by Marshall Barer, and book by Jay Thompson, Marshall Barer, and Dean Fuller.

Please note: A-D service for the Sunday matinee performance only. Tickets are $12 Adults, $10 for 18 and younger, and may be obtained online, or by phoning the box office after April 1, at 814-231-4188.

Please reserve the A-D service by April 2, by contacting the SLSG office by email  ( or by phoning (814)-238-0132. Be seated by 1:45 pm for the performance to listen to informative notes prior to the show, after obtaining your receiver. Due to ongoing construction at the State College HIgh School, the performance will be held at the Playhouse Theater, Penn State School of Theatre, 116 Theatre Building, University Park, PA 16802. 

Earlier Event: April 8
Mummenschanz: You and Me