Once Upon a Mattress

Musical - Revival

Broadhurst Theatre

  • First Preview: November 18, 1996
  • Opening Date: December 19, 1996
  • Closing Date: May 31, 1997
  • Previews: 35
  • Performances: 188

Book: Dean Fuller, Jay Thompson, Marshall Barer

Lyrics: Marshall Barer

Music: Mary Rodgers

Synopsis

In this musical version of 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 he must marry a "true" princess before anyone else in the kingdom can marry.

 

Opening Night Cast

Sarah Jessica Parker in Once Upon a Mattress Sarah Jessica Parker Princess Winnifred
Mary Lou Rosato in Once Upon a Mattress Mary Lou Rosato The Queen Aggravain
David Aaron  Baker in Once Upon a Mattress David Aaron Baker Prince Dauntless
Heath Lamberts in Once Upon a Mattress Heath Lamberts The King Sextimus
Jane Krakowski in Once Upon a Mattress Jane Krakowski Lady Larken
Lewis Cleale in Once Upon a Mattress Lewis Cleale Sir Harry
David Hibbard in Once Upon a Mattress David Hibbard Jester
Lawrence Clayton in Once Upon a Mattress Lawrence Clayton Minstrel
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Jay Thompson Book
  Marshall Barer Book
  Dean Fuller Book
  Mary Rodgers Music
  Marshall Barer Lyrics
  Gerald Gutierrez Director
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1996 - 1997

 
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Awards


Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1997 Revival of a Musical   Nominee

Grosses

Week Ending Week # This Week Gross
Potential Gross
Diff $ Avg Ticket
Top Ticket
Seats Sold
Seats in Theatre
Perfs
(Prev)
% Cap
This Week
Diff %
Cap
Jun. 1, 1997 53 $202,058
-
-$55,741 $37.47
$75.00
5393
1143
8
0
58.98% -14.54%
May 25, 1997 52 $257,799
-
$49,614 $38.35
$75.00
6723
1143
8
0
73.52% 16.78%
May 18, 1997 51 $208,185
-
$32,095 $40.13
$75.00
5188
1143
8
0
56.74% 9.05%
May 11, 1997 50 $176,090
-
- $40.38
$75.00
4361
1143
8
0
47.69% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $844,132
-
  $39.08 21665
36576
32
0
59.23 %  
Cumulative
  $7,991,729
-
  $45.41
$75.00
174914
254889
188
35
68.62 %  
 
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