'Mattress' to offer merry Renaissance romp

Princess Winnifred (Clare Bawarski) shows strong resolve to land her prince, Dauntless (Daniel Distasio), in SUNY Oswego’s production of “Once Upon a Mattress.”

Princess Winnifred carries Prince DauntlessThe raucous romance, based on the popular fairytale “The Princess and the Pea,” features a domineering queen, a mute king and a rollicking troupe of other Renaissance-era characters in this offering from the college’s theatre and music departments. New York City-based Stephen Nachamie directs. The musical comedy will preview Thursday, April 18, and run April 19, 20 and 27, with a finale Sunday, April 28. Tickets are $13 ($7 for SUNY Oswego students) and are available at all college box offices, online at http://tickets.oswego.edu or by calling 312-2141. Tickets for the preview on April 18 cost $5.

(Posted: Apr 16, 2013)

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