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19/12/1996 Sarah Jessica Parker stars on Broadway

Once Upon a Mattress is a musical comedy with music by Mary Rodgers. The play was written as an adaptation of the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale The Princess and the Pea. A Broadway revival opened at the Broadhurst Theatre and ran for 188 performances. It starred starring Sarah Jessica Parker as Winnifred. The production was nominated for the 1997 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical.