WHAT do you get when you mix one pea, 20 mattresses and a princess-to-be named Fred?
A raucous, romantic and melodic spin on the Hans Christian Andersen classic The Princess and the Pea, playing at the Koorliny Arts Centre this April.
Presented by Laughing Horse Productions and directed by Adam Salathiel, Once Upon A Mattress is a whimsical musical comedy adaptation by Mary Rodgers and Marshall Barer.
It’s the story of a lonely mummy’s boy prince and an overbearing queen hellbent on protecting her son and kingdom.
With time working against some of the ladies in waiting, Sir Harry must scour the land looking for the last remaining princess to marry the prince.
Once Upon A Mattress plays at 7pm April 7, 8, 14, 15 and 21 with 1pm matinees April 8, 15 and 22.
Tickets are $25, $20 concession – book on 9467 7118 or at www.koorliny.com.au
The Koorliny Arts Centre is on Sulphur Road, Kwinana.