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October 7, 2016


Tickets go on sale Oct. 10 for Once Upon a Mattress


The Cowley College Theatre Department is preparing for its production of Once Upon a Mattress November 3-5 inside the Robert Brown Theatre. Tickets go on sale Monday, October 10.

If you thought you knew the story of ‘The Princess and The Pea’ you may be in for a walloping surprise! Chances are you will never look at fairy tales quite the same way again. 

Originally starring Carol Burnett, this rollicking spin on the familiar classic includes side-splitting shenanigans. Share in a tale of being true to yourself while overcoming obstacles and finding love simply by being who you are.

There will be evening performances each night at 7:30 and a special matinee performance on Saturday, November 5 at 2 p.m. Ticket prices are $10 for adults or $8 for students and Blue Star military families. Cowley Gold Cards will be accepted.

The Cowley College Foundation is hosting a dinner prior to the Saturday, November 5 evening performance for an additional $10.

Tickets or dinner reservations can be purchased with Visa, Master Card, Discover, cash or personal check. Tickets may be purchased from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Cowley Box Office located in the lobby of the Robert Brown Center or via phone using a credit card at 620-441-5570.


Tickets for Once Upon a Mattress may also be purchased online at


Tickets for the dinner will need to be purchased at the Cowley Box Office.  

Tickets on line or by phone may be picked up at the Box Office.

Plan to attend this entertaining and inspiring show filled with colorful characters, great scenery, and laughter for all ages.