"Once Upon a Mattress

Manchester Valley High School students rehearse for the school's spring musical, "Once Upon a Mattress," on stage April 26-28, 7 p.m. each night, at the school, 3300 Maple Grove Road, Manchester. (Submitted Photo / April 25, 2012)

The Manchester Valley High School drama department will debut its production of Rogers and Hammerstein's classic tale, "Once Upon A Mattress," on Thursday, April 26, at 7 p.m. in the auditorium at the school, 3300 Maple Grove Road, Manchester.

Those who think they know the story of "The Princess of the Pea" may be in for a surprise with this story of royal courtship, filled with music and humor.

Additional performances are Friday and Saturday, April 27-28, also at 7 p.m. each night.

Tickets are $8 for adults, $5 students and seniors, and are available at the door.

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For more details, call the school at 410-386-1673.