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Once Upon a Mattress Production History

Once Upon a Mattress Show Information

Opening:May 11, 1959
Closing:July 02, 1960
# Performances:244
Theatres: Phoenix Theatre (New York, NY)
5/11/1959 - ?
Alvin Theatre (New York, NY)
11/25/1959 - 2/22/1960
Winter Garden Theatre (London, )
2/24/1960 - 4/23/1960
Winter Garden Theatre (Broadway) (New York, NY)
2/24/1960 - 4/23/1960
Cort Theatre (Broadway) (New York, NY)
4/25/1960 - 5/7/1960
St. James Theatre (Broadway) (New York, NY)
5/9/1960 - 7/2/1960
Production Type:Original Production
Run Type:Open Run
Market:Broadway
Intermissions:1
Show type Musical
Other titles:
  • The Princess and the Pea (original title)

Other Productions of Once Upon a Mattress

1958   Reading
1960   US Tour National Tour
US Tour
1960   US Tour National Tour
US Tour
1959   Broadway Broadway Transfer
Broadway
1959   Off-Broadway Original Off-Broadway Production
Off-Broadway
1960   West End London Production
West End
1996   Broadway Broadway Revival
Broadway
2004   Regional (US) 42nd Street Moon Concert
Regional (US)
2015   Off-Broadway Transport Group Off-Broadway Revival
Off-Broadway

Once Upon a Mattress - 1959 Broadway Awards and Nominations

Note: Award winners will appear on a background
Year Ceremony Category Nominee
1960 Theatre World Awards Performance Carol Burnett
1960 Tony Awards Best Musical Mary Rodgers
1960 Tony Awards Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical Carol Burnett