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Field Middle School presented its spring musical “Once Upon a Mattress” on Friday, March 15, and on Saturday, March 16, in the Field Auditorium. "Once Upon a Mattress" is the musical version of the fairytale "The Princess and the Pea."


“We were very excited about presenting this fun filled play at Field Middle School,” commented Lisa Klein, producer for the musical and Field teacher. “It was a wonderful show that our families and community enjoyed.”


“This entertaining musical gave Field School the opportunity to showcase the acting, singing and dancing talents and technical abilities of our terrific students,” commented Case Carvell, play’s musical director and Field music teacher.


The play featured more than 40 sixth, seventh and eighth grade students in all facets of the production. The student cast includes: (Please note the District 31 website does not include last names of students.) Samara K. as Princess Winnifred the Woebegone, Kerim O. as Prince Dauntless the Drab, Molly S. as Queen Aggravain, Matt S. as The Silent King, Grace C. as Lady Larken, Will K. as Sir Harry, Christina D. as The Minstrel, Mariah M. as The Jester, Sofie S. as The Wizard, Mira Joy J. as Lady Lucille, Ray H. as Sir Harold/Prince Charming, Leyla S. as Princess Guinevere, Rebecca L. as Lady Ann, Jina K. as Lady Elaine, Michelle A. as Lady Catherine, Alysa A. as Lady Elizabeth/Cinderella, Araz Z. as Sir Galahad, Zoe G. as the Fairy Godmother/Snow White and Trey K. as the 7 Dwarfs.

The Field Art Club designed and painted the backdrops for the musical, as well as window billboards and posters, supervised by Paula Delehanty, Art Director/Stage Manager and Field art teacher. Art club participants included students Kayla K., Kelly K., Susie You, Edwina L., Jeniah G., Alexandra N., Isabel S., Jidapa T., Rebecca S., Rebecca L., Allison B., Angelina Y. and Aisha K.