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Who is your Favorite Character in OUAM? 

Who is Your Favorite Character in OUAM?
Princess Winnifred 29%  29%  [ 12 ]
Prince Dauntless 5%  5%  [ 2 ]
Queen Aggravain 15%  15%  [ 6 ]
King Sextimus 10%  10%  [ 4 ]
Jester 15%  15%  [ 6 ]
Minstrel 2%  2%  [ 1 ]
Lady Larkin 15%  15%  [ 6 ]
Sir Harry 7%  7%  [ 3 ]
Wizard 2%  2%  [ 1 ]
A Lady in Waiting or Knight (Specify) 0%  0%  [ 0 ]
Total votes : 41

Who is your Favorite Character in OUAM? 
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I was wondering who your favorite character is in Once Upon a Mattress? It doesn't have to be the character you played, it can just be one that you related to, or just thought was a really good character!

I'm curious as to who you guys will pick!

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It was a tough decision for me...I was very much torn between Princess Winnifred and Dauntless. I adore Dauntless, I think his character is adorable, and he gets all of my favorite songs...However, I really relate to Fred, and she won out in the end.

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the jester. great dry humor. and he has the best song.

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I enjoy the Jester, but I REALLY hate "Very Soft Shoes." Most random song, ever!

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are you kidding??? best song in the piece. and its so touching watching him dance with the shadow of his late father.

best lyrics in the show too.

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I've never seen it performed, so maybe that'll make the difference. I've just always felt that the song game outta nowhere.

Maybe when I see our Jester do it, I'll change my mind. But as of now...bleh.

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how can you even say that. plus it ties in with his rasther dejected character throughout the show. and there is such excitement when he reaches the part of the song when he sings

"and when he too his bow
to the crowd and the crown
the crown went crazy and the house came down!"

just exhilerating .

the songs i'd cut from the shgow are... Yesterday I Loved You, Swamps of Home (ugh!) and Quiet.

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Yeah, Quiet is lame. The Revival cast jazzed it up a bit, but it's still not super exciting. It's almost like they threw it in because Act 2 was so dang short.

I adore Swamps of Home. Done well, it can really be a piece that moves Winnifred's Character along. Plus, it's so cheesy and mock serious.

I could take or leave "Yesterday I loved You."

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Winnifred! hands down! one of my dream parts :D

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my favorite is the jester....and its actually beCAUSE of very soft shoes that i like the jester. when we did it the guy was just so awesome. and...i really like the song....


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Aggravain.

The mamalogue. 'Nuff said.


And it's fun to scream "quiet." I heart irony.

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I love Queen Aggravain.

Yeah, I played her.


I think it's such a funny role... and a great role for an actress to play.

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Aggravain.

The mamalogue. 'Nuff said.


And it's fun to scream "quiet." I heart irony.



I LOVED screaming "Quiet!!!" in my production.

It was my favorite gag, and the audience loved it.
In the one scene after the song "Quiet", when Queen Ag is supposed to yell quiet when Larken and Harry are quarreling, I would yell "QUIET!!" and hold it as long as humanly possible.

One night, after my longest eruption of quiet, my Wizard scribbled on his(her) scroll and shouted: "A New Record!"

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