Vienna Grade School presented ‘Once Upon a Mattress’ Friday and Saturday evenings, April 25 and 26, with a huge turn out both nights. The show was co-directed by Lorylee Hensley and Vonda Jones with Kassie Jones as assistant director.
Sixty-eight students, including cast and crew, were involved in the production. Other volunteers assisting in the musical were Abby Montgomery, Karamie Waller, Melissa Corbit and Bonnita Penrod. Art instructor Nathan Corbit, with the help of his art students, designed the scenery.
Leading cast members included Kyleigh Smith as Princess Winniferd, Bathan Bailey as Prince Dauntless, Briley Shanks as Queen Aggravain, John Bremer playing the Silent King, Joshua McGill as Sir Harry, Haley Bundred playing Lady Larken, Octavia Shamser as the Minstrel, Lily Greer playing the Jester and the wizard was played by Gabe Holloman.