Photos: New York City Center Encores! ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Celebrates Closing Night

New York City Center Encores! season kicked off with Once Upon a Mattress, which officially closed on February 4, 2024.

By: Feb. 05, 2024
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New York City Center Encores! season kicked off with Once Upon a Mattress, which officially closed on February 4, 2024. BroadwayWorld was there to celebrate the show's final performance. Check out photos below of the cast taking their final bows and celebrating at the after party.

Sutton Foster (Princess Winnifred) and Michael Urie (Prince Dauntless) star in the beloved fairytale musical featuring music by Mary Rodgers, lyrics by Marshall Barer, and book by Jay ThompsonDean Fuller, and Marshall Barer. The cast also features Nikki Renée Daniels (Lady Larken), J. Harrison Ghee (Jester), Cheyenne Jackson (Sir Harry), Harriet Harris (Queen Aggravain), Francis Jue (Wizard), and David Patrick Kelly (King Sextimus the Silent).

The ensemble includes Kaleigh CroninBen DavisGaelen Gilliland, Jaquez, Morgan MarcellAbby MatsusakaAdam RobertsRyan Worsing, and Richard Riaz Yoder.  

Led by Tony-nominated Encores! Artistic Director Lear deBessonet, the Once Upon a Mattress features a new concert adaptation by Amy Sherman-Palladino, choreography by Lorin Latarro, and Encores! Music Director Mary-Mitchell Campbell leading The Encores! Orchestra.

Photo Credit: Bruce Glikas 

Photos: New York City Center Encores! ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Celebrates Closing Night
The Ensemble of "Once Upon a Mattress"

Photos: New York City Center Encores! ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Celebrates Closing Night
The Ensemble of "Once Upon a Mattress"

Photos: New York City Center Encores! ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Celebrates Closing Night
Francis Jue

Photos: New York City Center Encores! ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Celebrates Closing Night
Cheyenne Jackson and Nikki Renee Daniels

Photos: New York City Center Encores! ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Celebrates Closing Night
Nikki Renee Daniels

Photos: New York City Center Encores! ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Celebrates Closing Night
DeMarius Copes

Photos: New York City Center Encores! ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Celebrates Closing Night
Harriet Harris and Paul Kreppel

Photos: New York City Center Encores! ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Celebrates Closing Night
Paul Kreppel

Photos: New York City Center Encores! ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Celebrates Closing Night
Harriet Harris

Photos: New York City Center Encores! ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Celebrates Closing Night
Michael Urie

Photos: New York City Center Encores! ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Celebrates Closing Night
Michael Urie

Photos: New York City Center Encores! ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Celebrates Closing Night
Sutton Foster and Michael Urie

Photos: New York City Center Encores! ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Celebrates Closing Night
Sutton Foster and Michael Urie

Photos: New York City Center Encores! ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Celebrates Closing Night
Sutton Foster, Paul Kreppel, Cheyenne Jackson and Nikki Renee Daniels

Photos: New York City Center Encores! ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Celebrates Closing Night
Francis Jue, DeMarius Copes, Harriet Harris, Sutton Foster, Paul Kreppel, Michael Urie, Nikki Renee Daniels and Cheyenne Jackson

Photos: New York City Center Encores! ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Celebrates Closing Night
Sutton Foster and Michael Urie

Photos: New York City Center Encores! ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Celebrates Closing Night
Harriet Harris

Photos: New York City Center Encores! ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Celebrates Closing Night
Sutton Foster and Michael Urie

Photos: New York City Center Encores! ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Celebrates Closing Night
Sutton Foster and Michael Urie

Photos: New York City Center Encores! ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Celebrates Closing Night
Deborah Kass and President & CEO of New York City Center Michael S. Rosenberg

Photos: New York City Center Encores! ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Celebrates Closing Night
Jason Landau, Willow Landau Jackson, Ethan Landau Jackson and Cheyenne Jackson

Photos: New York City Center Encores! ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Celebrates Closing Night
Harriet Harris and Cheyenne Jackson

Photos: New York City Center Encores! ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Celebrates Closing Night
Michael Urie and Ryan J. Haddad

Photos: New York City Center Encores! ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Celebrates Closing Night
Francis Jue, Kristin Yancy, Gaelen Gilliland, Jaquez and Shavey Brown

Photos: New York City Center Encores! ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Celebrates Closing Night
Kevin Massey and Kara Lindsay

Photos: New York City Center Encores! ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Celebrates Closing Night
Cheyenne Jackson and Michael Urie

Photos: New York City Center Encores! ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Celebrates Closing Night
Harriet Harris and Matt Sullivan

Photos: New York City Center Encores! ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Celebrates Closing Night
Nikki Renee Daniels and Cheyenne Jackson

Photos: New York City Center Encores! ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Celebrates Closing Night
Encores! Music Director Mary-Mitchell Campbell, Encores! Artistic Director/Director Lear deBessonet and Francis Jue

Photos: New York City Center Encores! ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Celebrates Closing Night
Encores! Artistic Director/Director Lear deBessonet and President and CEO of New York City Center Michael S. Rosenberg

Photos: New York City Center Encores! ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Celebrates Closing Night
Harriet Harris and Francis Jue

Photos: New York City Center Encores! ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Celebrates Closing Night
Encores! Artistic Director/Director Lear deBessonet and Sutton Foster

Photos: New York City Center Encores! ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Celebrates Closing Night
The Ensemble of "Once Upon a Mattress"

Photos: New York City Center Encores! ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Celebrates Closing Night
Associate Choreographer Matthew Steffens, Michael Urie and Kara Lindsay

Photos: New York City Center Encores! ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Celebrates Closing Night
Sutton Foster and Michael Urie

Photos: New York City Center Encores! ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Celebrates Closing Night
Francis Jue and DeMarius Copes

Photos: New York City Center Encores! ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Celebrates Closing Night
"Thoroughly Modern Millie" alumni Ben Davis, Sutton Foster, Francis Jue, Cheyenne Jackson and Harriet Harris

Photos: New York City Center Encores! ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Celebrates Closing Night
Richard Riaz Yoder, Jaquez and DeMarius Copes

Photos: New York City Center Encores! ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Celebrates Closing Night
Harriet Harris and Paul Kreppel

Photos: New York City Center Encores! ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Celebrates Closing Night
Encores! Artistic Director/Director Lear deBessonet and Encores! VP & Producer, Musical Theater Jenny Gersten

Photos: New York City Center Encores! ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Celebrates Closing Night
DeMarius Copes and Nikki Renee Daniels

Photos: New York City Center Encores! ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Celebrates Closing Night
Nikki Renee Daniels and Jeff Kready

Photos: New York City Center Encores! ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Celebrates Closing Night
Associate Choreographer Matthew Steffens, Encores! Artistic Director/Director Lear deBessonet, Production Stage Manager Cody Renard Richard and Stage Manager Deanna Weiner

Photos: New York City Center Encores! ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Celebrates Closing Night
Julian Havard and Sutton Foster

Photos: New York City Center Encores! ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Celebrates Closing Night
Michael Urie and Nikki Renee Daniels

Photos: New York City Center Encores! ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Celebrates Closing Night
Michael Urie and Ryan Spahn

Photos: New York City Center Encores! ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Celebrates Closing Night
Harriet Harris, Michael Urie and Paul Kreppel

Photos: New York City Center Encores! ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Celebrates Closing Night
Harriet Harris and Michael Urie

Photos: New York City Center Encores! ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Celebrates Closing Night
Harriet Harris and Michael Urie

Photos: New York City Center Encores! ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Celebrates Closing Night
"Some Like It Hot" cast members Abby Matsusaka, Richard Riaz Yoder and DeMarius Copes finding out they won the 2024 Best Musical Theater Album at the Grammy Awards

Photos: New York City Center Encores! ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Celebrates Closing Night
"Some Like It Hot" cast members Abby Matsusaka, Richard Riaz Yoder and DeMarius Copes finding out they won the 2024 Best Musical Theater Album at the Grammy Awards

Photos: New York City Center Encores! ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Celebrates Closing Night
Paul Kreppel and Murphy Cross

Photos: New York City Center Encores! ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Celebrates Closing Night
Talene Monahon, Sam Bolen, Michael Urie and Ryan J. Haddad

Photos: New York City Center Encores! ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Celebrates Closing Night
Sutton Foster and Kara Lindsay

Photos: New York City Center Encores! ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Celebrates Closing Night
Cheyenne Jackson, Michael Urie, Ethan Landau Jackson, Willow Landau Jackson, Michael Urie and Jason Landau

Photos: New York City Center Encores! ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Celebrates Closing Night
The Company of "Once Upon a Mattress"

Photos: New York City Center Encores! ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Celebrates Closing Night
Sutton Foster

Photos: New York City Center Encores! ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Celebrates Closing Night
Sutton Foster

Photos: New York City Center Encores! ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Celebrates Closing Night
Signage for "One Upon a Mattress" at City Center



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