Comedy - Revival

ANTA Playhouse

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: February 24, 1970
  • Closing Date: May 2, 1970
  • Previews: 8
  • Performances: 79

Playwright: Mary Chase


A harmless, alcoholic middle-aged man drives his sister crazy by insisting that his friendship with an invisible white rabbit is real, in Mary Chase's comic fantasy.


Opening Night Cast

James Stewart in Harvey James Stewart Elwood P. Dowd
Marian Hailey Myrtle Mae Simmons
Helen Hayes in Harvey Helen Hayes Veta Louise Simmons
John C. Becher Judge Omar Gaffney
Dorothy Blackburn Mrs. Ethel Chauvenet
Dort Clark E. J. Lofgren
Mariclare Costello Ruth Kelly, R.N.
Henderson Forsythe William R. Chumley, M.D.
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Mary Chase Writer
  Stephen Porter Director
  T. Edward Hambleton Managing Director
  James Tilton Scenic Design
  Nancy Potts Costume Design
  James Tilton Lighting Design
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Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1970 Outstanding Performance James Stewart Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1970 Actress in a Play Helen Hayes Nominee
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