If you think you know the classic fairy tale The Princess and the Pea, the musical comedy Once Upon A Mattress coming to CDC Theatre in Cranford may surprise you! With music composed by Broadway royalty, Mary Rodgers, this tuneful story of royal courtship, curses and comeuppance is a colorful delight for the entire family from beginning to end! The show opens May 4 and runs weekends through May 19. Visit cdctheatre.org for information and tickets. CDC Theatre, New Jersey’s oldest continuously producing community theatre is located at 78 Winans Avenue in Cranford. Photo Caption: From the royal court of Once Upon A Mattress (l-r) Pat Horan (King Sextimus), Susan Speidel (Queen Aggravain), Katherine Brown (Lady Larkin) and Steven Leshchanka (Sir Harry)