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Theatre Oxford to present the stage play 'Harvey' in August 2014

"Harvey" Poster
Melissa Minshew Graves

The stage play "Harvey" will be presented at Theatre Oxford in Oxford, Mississippi in August 2014. It is directed by Andy Douglas and produced by Melissa Graves.

"Harvey" is a 1944 play by the American playwright Mary Chase. She received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama for this work. The plot revolves around Elwood P. Dowd, a man who claims to have an unseen friend who is a six-foot, three inch rabbit. In a statement released by the theatre on Facebook, the details are as follows:

"Come see one of the most beloved plays, made famous with the 1950 movie starring Jimmy Stewart. Due to his insistence that he has an invisible six-foot rabbit for a best friend, a whimsical middle-aged man is thought by his family to be insane - but he may be wiser than anyone knows. A must-see play!!"

A special Exclusive Cocktail Hour and Showing will be opening night on Wednesday, August 20. It includes a ticket to the show as well as an 1950s cocktail hour featuring June Cleaver's favorite hors d'ourves. 1950s attire is encouraged. All are welcome to attend, but seating is limited! Tickets are $20 for members and $30 for non-members.
Cocktail hour begins at 6:00 pm and the show starts at 7:30 pm.

Thursday, Friday and Saturday (August 21-23): Show is at 7:30 pm. $10 for members and $15 for non-members.

Sunday, August 24: Show is at 2:00 pm. $10 for members and $15 for non-members.

The theatre is located at Powerhouse Community Arts Center at 413 S 14th St., Oxford, Mississippi 38655. For more information, go to Theatre Oxford online.

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