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HHS to present Harvey

Harvey the playThe Hutchinson High School Thespian Troupe will present a classic play for its spring production.

Harvey, written by American playwright Mary Chase and first performed on Broadway in 1944, received a Pulitzer Prize in 1945. The play will be presented at 7:30 p.m. March 2 to 4 in the Hutchinson High School Performing Arts Center, 810 E. 13th Ave.

Ticket prices are $8 for adults, $5 for students eighth grade and under and $1 for HHS students with their student ID.

The play is about Elwood P. Dowd who has an unseen friend named Harvey whom he introduces to everyone. Harvey is a 6-foot-3½ inch tall rabbit. Because of this friend, Dowd’s sister attempts to get him institutionalized. When they arrive at the sanitarium, however, a comedy of errors occurs.

Directed by Tobie Henline, HHS drama teacher, the cast list for the play is below.

  • Myrtle Mae: Tori Thurston
  • Veta: Sage Williams
  • Miss Johnson: Celeste Graciano
  • Mrs. Chauvenet: Hannah Kingsbury
  • Kelly: Mykala Lugafet
  • Betty: Ellie Marlow
  • Elwood: Colton Howton
  • Wilson: Will Kovach
  • Sanderson: Austin Childs
  • Chumley: Jake Lemonds
  • Judge: Josh Morris
  • E.J. Lofgren: Caleb Pickard