Production Company

OPEN AUDITIONS for our production of

Once Upon A Mattress will be on

May 14 and 15th from 7 pm to 9 pm

at the Ridgefield-Crystal Lake Presbyterian Church,

8505 Church Street, Crystal Lake, IL 60012 (in Ridgefield)

Reserve your appointment below.

ALL ROLES ARE AVAILABLE. Please bring sheet music and be prepared to sing 32 bars of a song of your choice. (an accompanist will be provided) 

Callbacks (invitation only) will be held on May 16 at 7 pm.

Wear clothes and shoes you can move and dance in.

Performance dates are July 13, 14, 15, 27, 28, 29, August 3 and 4. 

Producing Artistic Director Steve Connell, Stage Director Jeff Cook,

Choreographer Christy Johanson and Musical Director Greg Conrad

are assembling a cast of 18. 

Once Upon a Mattress is a musical comedy with music by Mary Rodgers, lyrics by Marshall Barer, and book by Jay Thompson, Dean Fuller, and Marshall Barer. It opened off-Broadway in May 1959, and then moved to Broadway. The play was written as an adaptation of the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale:

The Princess and the Pea.


Princess Winnifred
Prince Dauntless
Queen Aggravain
King Sextimus
Sir Harry
Lady Larken
Nightingale of Samarkand
Sir Studley
Lord Howard 

For more information, fill out form below or contact:

Jeff Cook at jefferyrcook@gmail.com or Steve Connell at steve@rclpctheater.com.

​​Request an audition HERE*:

*If you are not a member of the Co-Op

please also​ send a copy of your

headshot and resume to office@rclpctheater.com.

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