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Once Upon A Mattress Musical Lyrics

Once Upon A Mattress Lyrics

  1. Act 1
  2. Overture
  3. Many Moons Ago
  4. An Opening for a Princess
  5. In a Little While
  6. On a Stormy Night
  7. Shy
  8. Minstrel, the Jester & I
  9. Sensitivity
  10. The Swamps of Home
  11. Normandy
  12. Spanish Panic
  13. Song of Love
  14. Act 2
  15. Entr'acte
  16. Quiet
  17. Goodnight, Sweet Princess
  18. Happily Ever After
  19. Man to Man Talk
  20. Very Soft Shoes
  21. Yesterday I Loved You
  22. Nightingale Lullaby
  23. Finale

Once Upon A Mattress description

Writers are J. Thompson, D. Fuller & M. Barer. Composer – M. Rodgers. Lyrics done by M. Barer. Off-Broadway exhibition took place from May to November 1959. It continued through 216 plays in Phoenix Theatre. The show began on Broadway in Alvin Theatre in November 1959. In February 1960, production moved to Winter Garden. From April, it went to the Cort Theatre. And then again the show moved, in St. James Theatre, where it was held from May to July 1960 with 244 regular plays. Director was G. Abbott, choreographer – J. Layton. The musical had such cast: J. Bova, J. Gilford, J. White, A. B. Davis, C. Burnett, A. Case, M. Mattox & J. Gilford. Since August 1960, the 7-month national road-tour in the USA has begun, directed by J. Sydow. The show had cast: D. Goodman, I. Coca, C. Arthur, F. Burr & B. Keaton.

The London’s show took place on the stage of Adelphi Theatre from September to October 1960 with 24 plays only. The main role was performed by J. Connell. Other participants were: R. Hunter, B. Kerr, M. O'Shea, T. Ruby & M. Wall. London version was recorded. Try-outs before revised version of Broadway production began in November 1996 at the Broadhurst Theatre & from December 1996 to May 1997 with 35 preliminaries and 188 regular performances, it was successfully exhibited. Producer – G. Gutierrez. Choreographer – L. Gennaro. In the show were involved: S. J. Parker, M. L. Rosato, D. A. Baker & H. Lamberts. Off-Broadway production was held from December 2015 to January 2016. Director was J. Cummings III. The show had such cast: J. Hoffman, J. Epperson, J. Fontana, D. Greenspan & H. R. Herdlicka. In 1960, the musical won the Theatre World Award. It also was nominated for Tony Award – twice in 1960 and once in 1997.
Release date: 1959
Last Update:June, 25th 2016

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