Date(s) - 11/15/2018
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cortland Jr. Sr. High School
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Cortland High Theatre will present Once Upon A Mattress as their 2018 fall musical. Performances will begin at 7:30pm in Cortland High School’s auditorium on Thursday, November 15th, Friday, November 16th, and Saturday, November 18th. There will also be a 2pm Matinee on Saturday the 18th. $6 pre-sale tickets can be purchased online at: cortlandhightheatre.yapsody.com. Tickets are also available at the door for $8 apiece.
Our story begins in a faraway kingdom long ago. Due to an unhappy curse, King Sextimus is unable to speak. Meanwhile, his terror-of-a-wife, Queen Aggravain, has taken over control of the kingdom. Most importantly, in an attempt to keep Prince Dauntless single, she has decreed that only the princess that can pass her test may marry her son. Further, no one else in the kingdom may marry until Prince Dauntless does. Lady Larken and Sir Harry are extremely disturbed by this fact since Lady Larken is now pregnant with Sir Harry’s baby.
Luckily, Sir Harry is able to find an amazing princess, Winnifred the Woebegone. She instantly catches the attention of Prince Dauntless but in order to marry him must pass the Queen’s supposedly impassable sensitivity test. Will the strong-willed and boisterous Winnifred pass? Will the curse that left King Sextimus silent ever be broken? Come find out at this classic musical that is sure to thrill audiences of all ages!
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