Director Parker Casts ‘Once Upon A Mattress’

OSWEGO, NY – Oswego Players director, Inez Manor Parker, has announced completion of casting for the Players’ summer musical, “Once Upon a Mattress,” based on the fairy tale story of, “The Princess and the Pea.”

Cast members are Marsha Preston (Queen Aggravain), Richard Mosher (Wizard), Julia Preston Fulton (Minstrel), Molly Brown (Winnifred the Woebegone), Adam Schmidtmann (Prince Dauntless the Drab), Erin Chetney (Jester), Shane Gabriele (Sir Henry), Beth DeRosie (Lady Larkin), Erin Delaney (Princess #12), Norman Berlin III, (Sir Luce), Brie McIntosh (Lady Luce), Taylor Hamer (Lady Beatrice and Pantomime) and Jennifer Butler (Lady Merrill).

Additionally, Beverly Murtha (First Lady), Elyssa Terry DeRoycke (Lady Rowena), Page McKenzie (Lady Lucille), Ashley McKenzie (Lady H), Julia Dighe (Pantomime), Michael Moss (Sir John), Ryan Smith (Sir Harold, Second Knight and Pantomime), Valeri Dedich (Lady Mabel), Matthew Pereston (Sir Studley), Bobby Fonana (King Sextimus), Larry Rose (First Knight) and Samantha Woodward (Lady Studley).

Show dates are Friday and Saturday, July 6, 7, 13 and 14 at 8 p.m., with a matinee performance at 2 p.m. Sunday July 15.

Ticket reservations may be made at the Players’ Box Office number (343-5138).

Performances will take place in the Frances Marion Brown Theatre located in the Fort Ontario Arts Complex.