Dates and Times

February 22, 23, March 1 and 2, 2019 at 8 p.m. and February 24 and March 3, 2019 at 2 p.m.

About the Show

Elwood P. Dowd insists on including his friend Harvey in all of his sister Veta’s social gatherings. Trouble is, Harvey is an imaginary six and a half foot-tall rabbit.


Bobby Bodford is a veteran of stage and screen. As a professional director, playwright and actor, he has over 40 years experience. His directing credits include critically acclaimed productions of the Smoke on the Mountain Trilogy and Fiddler on the Roof  for Twin City Stage; and most recently, Avenue Q and Madagascar Jr. for Community Theatre Greensboro. He just completed a summer camp at the Sunset Theatre in Asheboro NC where he directed his adaptation of Treasure Island.



Myrtle Mae Simmons: The daughter of Veta Simmons, early 20’s
Veta Simmons: 40’s, Myrtle Mae’s mother and Elwood’s sister
Elwood P. Dowd: Veta’s brother, 47 yrs old
Miss Johnson: The maid
Mrs. Ethel Chauvenet: 65 yrs old
Ruth Kelly, R.N.: 24 yrs old, head nurse at Chumley’s Rest, a sanitarium for mental patients
Duane Wilson: 28-35 years old, large, and muscular, is the sanitarium’s attendant and strong arm
Dr. Lyman Sanderson: A young doctor of psychiatry
Dr. William R. Chumley: late 50’s head of Chumley’s Rest
Betty Chumley: Mid 50’s Dr. Chumley’s wife
Judge Omar Gaffney: An elderly lawyer
E.J. Lofgren: An ultimately wise cab driver


James Fitzpatrick Auditorium
512 West Mountain Street, Kernersville, NC 27284



Tickets available soon through Brown Paper Tickets or can be purchased at the door. Price includes NC sales tax.

Adults – $15
Students/Seniors – $13
Children – $8