Once Upon a Mattress at Depot Theatre July 18-21

Philipstown Depot Theatre Youth Players to present musical comedy

The cast of "Once Upon a Mattress" interrupts rehearsal to pose, pose pose.    (Photo by Alec Lane)

The cast of ”Once Upon a Mattress” interrupts rehearsal to pose, pose pose.    (Photo by Alec Lane)

“How did you sleep last night? Good?”

“Well Princess Winnifred didn’t! Why?”

“Because Queen Aggravain and a Wizard put a pea under Winnifred’s mattress to keep her awake all night…”

The Philipstown Depot Theatre Youth Players proudly present Once Upon A Mattress, a musical comedy based on the fairytale “The Princess and the Pea.” Once Upon a Mattress was written by Jay Thompson, Dean Fuller, and Marshall Barer, with music by Mary Rodgers and lyrics by Barer.

Directed by Liz Keifer and Christine Bokhour, the Depot Theatre youth production boasts set design by Brittany Balfour and lighting design by Donald Kimmel with Tyler Mell serving as lighting technician. Costumes are by Amy Dul and Tess Dul, and music is directed by Paul Heckert.

This fun and entertaining musical comedy will be performed by an amazingly talented cast: Freya Wood-Gallagher, Andrew Nachamkin, Hudson Lovell, Roisin Daly, Sasha Levy, Julie Geller, Valerie Mancuso, Mollie Altucher, Emerson Smith, Anastasia Coope, Aurora McKee, Lilliana Westerhuis, Fallon Barry, Parker Parrella, Emilia Barth, Kat Buslovich, Zoe Silverman, Madison Smith, Kaitlin Hilley, Aubery Yannitelli, Erika Bauer, Joia McKelvey, and Hannah Benson. The production crew includes Liz Richter, Matt Koval, Harper Levy, Lucy Austin, Alec Lane and Tyler Mell.

Performances are Thursday July 18 at 7 p.m., Friday July 19 at 4:30 and 7 p.m., Saturday July 20 at 4:30 and 7 p.m. and Sunday July 21 at 2:00 p.m.

Tickets are $10 each and are available at brownpapertickets.com. Tickets are limited. Please make reservations while seats are still available. For more information, please call 845-424-3900.

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