Analy High School Theatre Department production of Once Upon a Mattress to perform April 13-22 at the Analy High School Theatre. Once Upon a Mattress is a musical comedy set in a magical kingdom ruled by the devious Queen Aggravain and the mute, King Sextimus the Silent. Queen Agravian maintains all of the power in the kingdom ever since a curse was put on her husband that can only be broken when “the mouse devours the hawk”. In an attempt to keep her son Prince Dauntless single and preserve her rule, the Queen puts out a royal decree that states no one in the kingdom can marry until her drabby son takes a princess of true royal blood to be his wife. The queen has tested the eligibility of every princesses in the nearby kingdoms, and all have failed her impassible tests. When a surprise pregnancy risks the reputation of a great knight, he must step forward to help Dauntless find the perfect princess. Sir Harry travels far and wide to find the beautiful Princess Winnifred, who instantly catches the attention of Prince Dauntless. Is Princess Winnifred the one for Dauntless? More importantly, will she pass the Queen’s test? And will the mouse devour the hawk? Come see the show to find out! Directed by Jonathan Mazer Musical Director: Kelly Stewart Choreography: Brooke Bell Vocal Director: Andrew DelMonte Featuring: Seniors Ella Shafer, Joseph Mossbridge and Meghan Voight and all of the 2018 Analy Theater Arts members.