Harvey


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WHAT IS HARVEY ABOUT?
Elwood P. Dowd has only one character flaw: an unwavering friendship with a six-foot tall, invisible rabbit named Harvey. In order to save the family’s reputation, Elwood’s sister Veta takes him to see psychiatrist Dr William Chumley. But when the doctor mistakenly commits anxiety-ridden Veta instead of her brother, it sets off an hilarious whirlwind of confusion and chaos as everyone tries to catch a man and his invisible rabbit.

THE HISTORY OF HARVEY
Harvey premiered on Broadway in 1944, winning writer Mary Chase the Pulitzer Prize for Drama the following year. The production was directed by Antoinette Perry, after whom the Tony Awards are named. The play premiered in London in 1949 at the Prince of Wales Theatre. In 1950, Mary Chase adapted her play for the big screen, with James Stewart in the role of Elwood P. Dowd. James Stewart went on to star in the Broadway and London revivals of the stage play – in 1970 with Helen Hayes on Broadway and in 1975 with Mona Washbourne at the Prince of Wales Theatre.

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CAST
Elwood P Dowd – James Dreyfus
Veta Louise Simmons – Maureen Lipman
William R Chumley – David Bamber
Judge Omar Gaffney – Desmond Barrit
Betty Chumley – Felicity Dean
Myrtle Mae Simmons – Ingrid Oliver
Miss Ethel Chauvenet – Amanda Boxer
Nurse Ruth Kelly – Sally Scott
Duane Wilson – Youssef Kerkour
Lyman Sanderson – Jack Hawkins
E J Lofgren – Linal Haft

CREATIVE TEAM
Director – Lindsay Posner
Designer – Peter McKintosh
Lighting – Howard Harrison
Sound – Paul Groothius

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