We are thrilled to announce that continuing our successful run of bringing Broadway/West-end theatre shows to the borough, our next production will be HARVEY by Mary Chase.
Mary Chase introduced HARVEY to the world originally in 1944. It was a huge success and in 1945, it received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. The play ran for 5 years on Broadway and was also enjoyed by audiences in London’s West End when the show came to the Prince of Wales Theatre in 1949.
Many who have seen the movie produced in 1950, will recall the unbeatable portrayal of Elwood. P Dowd by American Actor, James Stewart – one of the most honoured and popular stars in film history.
James Stewart even revisited the part some 25 years after later, playing Elwood again in the West-End revival at the Prince of Wales Theatre in 1975.
For those of you unfamiliar with the film or play, it tells the tale of Elwood P. Dowd – a gentle but wealthy drunk and his extraordinary friendship… with a 6ft tall invisible rabbit who he introduces to everyone, much to the chagrin of his poor sister Veta and his niece, Myrtle Mae. After all… she has a family reputation to uphold.
It portrays the trials and tribulations of their journey to try and gain some normalcy in their lives.
HARVEY is the last production of our programme for 2019 to be performed at The Alexandra Hall on Bramshot Avenue.
The play will open on Wednesday 23rd October for 4 nights only and we hope to open the box office towards the end of September.
You will be able to book your tickets via the booking page on our website, by email or mobile phone – we will share all the details with you nearer the time.
Stay tuned for a casting announcement following shortly!