Panther Players is a student theatre organization of Ohio Dominican where participants enhance their communication and acting skills. Students have the opportunity to act, direct, and build set and costume designs for various productions.
by Stephen Schwartz & John-Michael Tebelac
Fridays, April 8 & 15 at 7 p.m. Saturdays, April 9 & 16 at 7 p.m. Sunday, April 10 at 2 p.m. Additional information to be announced this spring!
by playwright Mary Chase
Fridays, November 12 & 19 at 7 p.m. Saturdays, November 13 & 20 at 7 p.m. Sunday, November 14 at 2 p.m.
Play Synopsis: Written in 1944 by Mary Chase and receiving the Nobel Prize in 1954, Harvey is a comedy about Elwood P. Dowd, a seemingly normal man, who happens to have an imaginary six foot, three and a half inch tall rabbit named Harvey for a best friend. Elwood’s socially concerned sister, Veta, is embarrassed by his peculiar behavior and decides to have him sent to a psychiatric hospital. The hilarity begins when the doctors admit Veta to the hospital instead of Elwood, starting an endless cycle of mishaps and miscommunication. When the hospital realizes the mistake, they begin a search for Elwood and his imaginary friend, who eventually returns to the hospital looking for Harvey. As the doctors prepare to give Elwood a shot to turn him into a “perfectly normal human being”, Veta realizes that she loves Elwood just the way he is, imaginary rabbit and all.
Doors will open 30 minutes before each performance. All shows will be preformed at Ohio Dominican’s main campus (1216 Sunbury Road, Columbus, 43219) in Erskine Hall’s Matesich Theatre. Free for ODU faculty, staff, and students (with ID). General admission for the public is $6.00 and children under 5 are admitted at no cost. Free parking is available in the visitor’s (Gold) lot west of Sunbury Road.