There are three days left to see Chanticleer Children’s Theater production of G2K “Once Upon a Mattress.”

The show is a shortened version of the 1959 Broadway hit “Once Upon a Mattress.” It’s perfect for a young audience to get hooked on musical theater.

Directing the show is Denise Putman, who has directed the Children’s Theater Productions for many years. The musical director for the show is Jerry Gray. He has also done this show for many years. Jason Delong is the choreographer and Beth Rutz is stage manager for the production. Bob Putman is technical director and set designer. Rob Meyers is the sound designer; Joey Lorincz is the lighting designer; Julie Twohig is the properties designer; and Carrie Pope and Tracy Ozzello are in charge of costume design.

Forty-one youth actors are performing in this musical for all ages: Grace Ozzello is Winnifred; Joe Goltl is Prince Dauntless; Gracie Clark is the Queen; and Dean Pope is the King. Also in the cast are: Brooke Attebury is Lady Larken; Atticus Walker is Sir Harry; Riley Pope is the Jester; Natalie Simons is as the Minstrel; and Guy Shipley as the Wizard. Others in the large cast include: Aaron Adkins, Rileigh Benson, Isabella Bohnert, Caroline Bowerman, Walter Cady, Steven Dickerson, Grace Garrigan, Sophia Gochenour, Heidi Goodrich, Gavin Helm, Kyrstin Holmes, Alexa Johnson, Claire Lewis, Abagail Lewis, Evie Mae Loeffelholz, Chloe Perfect, Annabelle Peterson, Chloe Pryor, Nicholas Pudys, Xander Redden, Kaylee Simons, Ben Smith, Timmy Studer, Lydia Swartz, Piper Trescott, Lilli Towhig, Brodie Urwin, Presley Urwin, Riley Walter, Zane Walter and Macy Wilson.

Curtain times for “G2K Once Upon a Mattress” are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; and 2 p.m. Sunday. Ticket prices are $25 for adults; $20 for seniors; and $15 for students and children. Call the box office at 712-323-9955 or email

Chanticleer is located at 830 Franklin Ave.

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