Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School’s 6-12th graders performed “Once Upon a Mattress,” the musical comedy based on the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale ‘The Princess and the Pea.”

Senior Laura Sullivan portrays “Queen Aggravain.” Above, senior Payton Anderson, far right, as “Princess Winnifred,” sings “Shy,” while the chorus responds to her vocals.

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