Once Upon a Mattress

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Behind the Curtain Guide

Once Upon a Mattress

This Behind the Curtain Study Guide gives you an inside look to Encores! Once Upon a Mattress. This guide includes an interview with the Director, an article about the adaptation of fairytales, and activities and discussion questions for teachers and students.

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Thu Feb 1 at 7:30pm

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Once Upon a Mattress is part of the 30th Encores! series, helmed by Artistic Director Lear deBessonet, Producing Creative Director Clint Ramos, Music Director Mary-Mitchell Campbell, and VP & Producer of Musical Theater Jenny Gersten.

This series of concert stagings revisits the archives of American musical theater. Centered around The Encores! Orchestra, these revivals are produced with limited runs and rehearsal schedules, spotlighting the vocal talents of star-studded ensembles.