Once Upon a Mattress. Musical comedy. Book by Jay Thompson, Marshall Barer, Dean Fuller. Music by Mary Rodgers. Lyrics by Marshall Barer
. Music orchestrated by Hershy Kay
, Arthur Beck, Carroll Huxley. Dance arrangements by Roger Adams. Musical Director: Hal Hastings. Musical Staging by Joe Layton
. Directed by George Abbott
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5' 5" (1.65 m)
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[on researching her role as Vera the waitress, since she had never actually worked as a server in real life] But I just kept sitting around coffee shops and watching how it's done, and now I can carry four dinners.
After graduating from high school at age 16, she went to New York, where she was cast in a replacement role as Lady Beth in "Once Upon a Mattress" and as a dancer in "Bye Bye Birdie.".