The Barn Theatre, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Barn Theatre Club presents

This is a show designed to amuse, distract and provoke laughter, which it does.

DC Theatre Arts, 2023

By Mary ChaseDirected by Belinda Gee

I always have a wonderful time, wherever I am, whomever I’m with
13th – 22nd June 2024 at 8:00pm
Matinee on June 22nd at 2:30pm

Duration: 2 hours 15 minutes with a 20-minute interval.

Elwood’s best friend is a 6’ 1 ½” invisible rabbit named Harvey, who is described as a ‘pooka’ – a mischievous spirit from Celtic folklore, often manifested as a large animal. For Elwood, his companionship of a pooka is perfectly normal. To his sister, Veta, the unseen Harvey is social death, killing her chances of finding a husband for her (almost ‘on the shelf’) daughter. Veta feels she has no choice but to have her brother committed to the local asylum – but her plans go awry.

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Ian Major

Ian Major

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Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Statement

At the Barn we are committed to promoting equality and challenging discrimination in all its forms. We strive to create a safe and inclusive environment for all members of the cast and creative team, regardless of their race, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation or gender identity and will not tolerate any form of discrimination or harassment.

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