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When good King Kartoffelpuffen gives up his kingdom to his oldest son Tater and marries off his other children for peace (and for political gain), Prince Trevor, his youngest son, trades places with his manservant Grumbelino in order to escape his fate and find his true love, Toby the stable boy.

Meanwhile, will Princess Lana find love with King Soignée of the Blind Sybarites, or will she continue pining for Geoffrey, her lost love?

Will Grumbelino make friends with his new wife Queen Bluebella of Chryselephantinople and her harem of eunuchs, or will he foolishly poke his nose into the Forbidden Ballroom?
Can anyone keep King Tater from starting a new war and destroying all their Kingdoms?


Prince Trevor is a satire of Contemporary Politics, reflected in the Magic Mirror of Fairy Tales injected with 42 ccs of Shakespearean Verse, and dissected through the Ridiculous Theatrical style of Charles Ludlam.

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Original Cast

The Midtown International Theater Festival 2008 Award Winners!

Outstanding Overall Production of a New Comedy Play (previously unpublished script) Producer: Cross-Eyed Bear Productions

Outstanding Playwriting for a New Script Play OR Book of a Musical

(Readings excluded)

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Play: Carlos Rafael Fernandez 

Photos by Jason Specland

"Perhaps most significant for the English majors, Mel Brooks fans, anyone who can handle live nakedness, lend Cross-eyed Bear Productions your ears (and eyes), and come away thoroughly entertained. moving parts come together satisfyingly.

L-R :Kelly Nichols as Queen Bluebella and Luke Strandquist as Grumbelino

in disguise as Prince Trevor)

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L-R :Carlos Rafael Fernandez (left) as Prince Trevor and Jess Cassidy White as Toby the Stable Boy

"...the adjectives I'd use to describe Prince Trevor are sweet and earnest, and I mean neither to be at all pejorative. Pflaster has created a modern fairy tale with a moral that is worthwhile and timely - that one person's actions can make a difference."


Adam Rabin of the Band Mailbox wrote original incidental music for the play. It can be listened to and purchased on his Bandcamp site.

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