Elwood P. Dowd insists on including his friend Harvey in all of his sister Veta's social gatherings. Trouble is, Harvey is an imaginary six-and-a-half-foot-tall rabbit. To avoid future embarrassment for her family - and especially for her daughter, Myrtle Mae - Veta decides to have Elwood committed to a sanitarium. At the sanitarium, a frantic Veta explains to the staff that her years of living with Elwood's hallucination have caused her to see Harvey also, and so the doctors mistakenly commit her instead of her mild-mannered brother.
The truth comes out, however; Veta is freed, and the search is on for Elwood, who eventually arrives at the sanitarium of his own volition, looking for Harvey. But it seems that Elwood and his invisible companion have had a strange influence on more than one of the doctors. Only at the end does Veta realize that maybe Harvey isn't so bad after all. A celebrated success: This play has become one of the most successful and popular plays ever offered to nonprofessionals.
|Licensed by:||Dramatists Play Service|
|Auditions:||Monday, February 5 & Tuesday, February 6 at 6:00pm in the Barn Theater lobby|
April 6, 7, 13, 14, 20 & 21 (Friday & Saturday evenings)
April 8, & 15 (Sunday matinees)
April 15 at 12:30pm - Cost is $15.00 per person
Brunch Reservations are required by Wednesday, April 11.
Elwood P. Dowd - Chris Shepard
Veta Louise Simmons - Sharon Hall
Ruth Kelly, R.N. - Kallysta Tyler
Dr. Sanderson - Connor Nielsen
Dr. Chumley - Ralph Bourne
Myrtle Mae Simmons - Katie Blevins
Duane Wilson - Vince Black
Judge Gaffney - Dick Jameson
E.J. Lofgen (Taxi driver) - Bob Merzoian
Miss Johnson - Shirley Powers
Mrs. Ethel Chauvenet - Pam Bourne
Betty Chumley - Nicki Edwards
Producer - Sharon Hall
Lights and Sound - Mike Proctor
Stage Crew - Benjamin Satko, Erik Tyler & Tayler Urias
Signage - Ali Plaisted