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Hello. Have you heard of Mary Rodgers’ Once Upon a Mattress? It premiered on Broadway in 1959 starring Carol Burnett as Princess Winifred. The musical is a popular choice for high school productions and is a delicious comedy with some great comedic numbers including “Shy”, “Sensitivity”, Happily Ever After” and “Man to Man Talk”.
|Carol Burnett in Once Upon a Mattress (1964).|
A fun bit is that in 2005 as part of The Wonderful World of Disney they included a studio filmed version of Once Upon a Mattress starring Carol Burnett as The Queen, another role she excelled at. Is there anything she can not do?
Here are two fun videos showing Carol Burnett as both Princess Winifred and The Queen:
Until Tomorrow when I will be sharing my “P” choices I leave you with this comedic Carol Burnett nugget of a video from Putting it Together: