The musical story of THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA, adapted from the 1959 Broadway hit, and featuring most of the original Broadway cast.
Did You Know?
The original Broadway production of "Once Upon A Mattress" opened at the Phoenix Theater (Eventually running at a total of five separate theaters!) on May 1, 1959, ran for 244 performances and was nominated for the 1960 Tony Award (New York City) for the Best Musical. Carol Burnett
, Joe Bova
and Jack Gilford
reprise their roles. Carol Burnett
was nominated for a 1960 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical. See more
Remade as Once Upon a Mattress
THE SWAMPS OF HOME
Music by Mary Rodgers
Lyrics by Marshall Barer
Sung by Carol Burnett
, Joseph Bova
(as Joe Bova) and Maidens See more