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Park High School's theater department is staging "Once Upon a Mattress" as its spring musical, which opens Friday, April 26. Bulletin photo by Judy Spooner

Park High School stages 'Once Upon a Mattress' for spring play


Any musical comedy that has cannons that shoot confetti has got to be a lot of fun to watch.

The cast of Park High School's "Once Upon a Mattress," thinks so, too, because during rehearsals and backstage, actors are smiling, having a good time and are full of joy.

A take on the fairy tale, "Princess and the Pea," the production is set in a fairy tale kingdom ruled by devious Queen Aggravain and King Sextimus the Silent who is mute.

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Judy Spooner is the longest-serving staff writer at the South Washington County Bulletin. Spooner, who covers education and features in addition to writing a weekly column, has been with the newspaper for over 30 years.
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