Discount Broadway Tickets For Once Upon a Mattress

Once Upon a Mattress Summary

  • Show Status: Opening Soon
  • Genre: Musical
  • Once Upon a Mattress is 2 hours 10 minutes long, including an intermission of 15 minutes
  • 8 Shows per week
  • Previews Begin: July 31, 2024
  • Show Opens : August 12, 2024
  • Show Closes: November 30, 2024

Once Upon a Mattress is a delightful musical comedy that weaves humor, romance, and fairy tale magic from Hans Christian Andersen’s The Princess and the Pea.

Once Upon a Mattress on Broadway Background

This musical revival, is based on Hans Christian Andersen’s The Princess and the Pea, has been on Broadway two times in the past, this production will be the third.

Some big names have appeared in the leading role on Broadway

  • Comedian Carol Burnett made her Broadway debut of portraying Princess Winnifred in the original Off-Broadway production in 1959. She later reprised the role on Broadway and in the TV adaptation of the musical.
  • The Broadway revival of the show that opened in December 1996, at the Broadhurst Theatre starred Sarah Jessica Parker as Princess Winnifred.

What's Once Upon a Mattress Like?

  • A King suffers from an unhappy curse that renders him unable to speak. Meanwhile, his domineering wife, seizes control of the realm. To keep their son, the Prince, single, she decrees that only a princess who can pass her absurd test may marry him.

Enter Winnifred, a spirited and unconventional candidate who arrives soaking wet after swimming the castle moat. As the kingdom buzzes with anticipation, hilarity ensues, and love blossoms in unexpected ways.

Is Once Upon a Mattress Good for Kids?

This show is appropriate for younger audiences.

Theatre Information

Hudson Theatre

145 West 44th Street
New York, NY 10036
Seats: 970
Entrance: 44th Street Between 7th Ave and 6th Ave
Theatre Information

Hudson Theatre Seating Chart

Cast Members

Princess Winnifred
Sutton Foster



Creative Partners Productions

Production Credits

Lear deBessonet

Creative Team

Mary Rogers
Marshall Barer
Jay Thompson
Dean Fuller
Marshall Barer
Amy Sherman-Palladino