BURLINGTON -- Comedies have long been a favorite of Burlington audiences so it is with great excitement that Burlington High School presents "Harvey," the Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy by Mary Chase.

Performances will take place Friday, Dec. 14, at 7:30 p.m., and Saturday, Dec. 15, at 2 p.m.

Best known for its 1950s film adaptation starring James Stewart, "Harvey" is the story of a perfect gentleman, Elwood P. Dowd, and his best friend, Harvey, a 6-foot tall, invisible rabbit. When Elwood begins introducing Harvey around town, his embarrassed sister, Veta Louise, and her daughter, Myrtle Mae, decide to have him committed. However, comic misunderstandings ensue, hilarity abounds and, in the end, acceptance reigns supreme.

Leading the cast as Elwood is David Kolifrath, joined by Alison Martin as Myrtle Mae and Erin Kerr as Veta Louise. Also appearing are Grace Visco, Juliana Grossman, Emily Campagna, Rachad Mesnaoui, Nathanial Trofimow, Luis Villalta, Caitlin Shea, Levi Theirrien and Joshua DeRome Taylor.

Performances of "Harvey" will take place in the Fogelberg Performing Arts Center, an accessible venue on the campus of Burlington High School, 123 Cambridge St.

Tickets are $10 for students and senior citizens, $15 for adults, and are available at Burlingtontheatre.com, 781-A-FUN-TIC and at the door.


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