All the Drama: Biographer Mimi Pockross on the 1945 Pulitzer Prize Winner “Harvey”

All The Drama is hosted by Jan Simpson. It is a series of deep dives into the plays that have won The Pulitzer Prize for Drama.


The Pulitzer Prize for Drama: “Harvey”
1945 Pulitzer winner “Harvey,” by Mary Chase

Mary Chase Wikipedia page

Harvey Wikipedia page

“Pulling Harvey Out of Her Hat: The Amazing Story of Mary Coyle Chase” by Mimi Pockross

Mary Chase Obit, New York Times

Original New York Times review of Harvey

“Mary Chase: The Woman Behind “Harvey” by Marsha Sorotick, Irish American magazine

‘The Invisible Rabbit in the Room: Mental Illness and Mary Chase’s Harvey” by Joshua Chamberlain, The Purple Rose Theatre Company

“The message of Court Theatre’s Harvey? Don’t worry—be happy” review of 2017 production by Tony Adler, Chicago Reader

Hope Is a Thing With Long, Fuzzy Ears by Charles Isherwood, The New York Times

“‘Harvey’ is NOT a Comedy” by Kali Tuttle, Movie Babble

Mary Coyle Chase documentary by the Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame

“Say Hello to Harvey” by Ron Fassler

“Say Hello to Harvey” Demo

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Jan Simpson is a theater journalist who writes the blog Broadway& Me and hosts the BroadwayRadio podcasts Stagecraft and All The Drama. She has twice served as a Pulitzer Prize juror.

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