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Jim Parsons stars in Mary Chase's Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy.

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Harvey, Starring Jim Parsons, Adds Extra Benefit Performance

Harvey, Starring Jim Parsons, Adds Extra Benefit Performance

The Roundabout Theatre Company revival of Harvey has added an additional benefit performance on August 5 at 7 PM at Studio 54, following the production’s previously announced final matinee performance. Starring Jim Parsons and Jessica Hecht, the final performance of Harvey will benefit the Education@Roundabout program, which brings over 3,500 New York City public school students to matinees ...

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Harvey's Jim Parsons to Star Opposite Rihanna in Animated Film Happy Smekday!

Harvey's Jim Parsons to Star Opposite Rihanna in Animated Film Happy Smekday!

Harvey star Jim Parsons will lend his voice to the forthcoming animated film Happy Smekday! alongside pop singer Rihanna, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The Dreamworks Animation film is an adaptation of Adam Rex's children’s book The True Meaning of Smekday. Written by Tom J. Astle and Matt Ember, Smekday! will be directed by Tim Johnson and is aiming for a ...

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Tracee Chimo on Embracing Her Girly But Headstrong Side in Harvey

Tracee Chimo on Embracing Her Girly But Headstrong Side in Harvey

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After originating the role of Fanka in Irena’s Vow on Broadway, Tracee Chimo found a home off-Broadway, earning critical acclaim for her turns as a drama queen maid bridesmaid in Bachelorette and a withdrawn nerd in Circle Mirror Transformation. On the small screen, Chimo snagged the role of Dylan on MTV’s I Just Want My Pants Back ...

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The Harvey Effect: Jim Parsons on How His ‘Beyond Fun’ Return to Broadway is Improving His Personal Life

The Harvey Effect: Jim Parsons on How His ‘Beyond Fun’ Return to Broadway is Improving His Personal Life

Two-time Emmy winner Jim Parsons is best known as cynical scientist Sheldon Cooper on the hit sitcom The Big Bang Theory, but his new Broadway role in the classic comedy Harvey is bringing out the actor’s friendlier side. As Elwood P. Dowd, Parsons takes time to chat with everyone he meets, and is always quick to lend a helping hand ...

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You’re Invited! Jim Parsons, Jessica Hecht & More Celebrate Opening Night of Harvey

You’re Invited! Jim Parsons, Jessica Hecht & More Celebrate Opening Night of Harvey
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Broadway was introduced to a very special rabbit on June 14, when the Roundabout Theatre Company production of Harvey celebrated its official opening night. The revival of Mary Chase’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play stars Jim Parsons as Elwood P. Dowd, a kindhearted man with a best friend who happens to be a six-foot rabbit. After the opening night performance, Parsons joined ...

Share the Opening Night Excitement with Jim Parsons & Jessica Hecht as Harvey Arrives on Broadway

Share the Opening Night Excitement with Jim Parsons & Jessica Hecht as Harvey Arrives on Broadway

On June 14, Mary Chase’s wacky comedy Harvey officially opened at Studio 54, starring Jim Parsons, Jessica Hecht and a six-foot invisible rabbit! Broadway.com chatted with Parsons, Hecht and more about the exciting night.

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Was Our Word of Mouth Panel Friendly to Jim Parsons and His Invisible Rabbit in Harvey?

Was Our Word of Mouth Panel Friendly to Jim Parsons and His Invisible Rabbit in Harvey?

Mary Chase’s Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy Harvey is back on Broadway, starring Jim Parsons and Jessica Hecht. Find out if Broadway.com Word of Mouth panelists Kim, John and Tara Ann were charmed to meet Parsons and his invisible rabbit!

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Classic Comedy Harvey, Starring Jim Parsons, Opens on Broadway

Classic Comedy Harvey, Starring Jim Parsons, Opens on Broadway

The Roundabout Theatre Company revival of Mary Chase’s Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy Harvey opens June 14 at Broadway’s Studio 54. Starring Jim Parsons, Jessica Hecht, Charles Kimbrough and Larry Bryggman, the Scott Ellis helmed production will play a limited engagement through August 5.

“[Harvey is] a simple tale of a man and his best friend,” Parsons recently told Broadway ...

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Rich Sommer on Harvey Voicemails, Mad Men Heroes and the Transformation of Harry Crane

Rich Sommer on Harvey Voicemails, Mad Men Heroes and the Transformation of Harry Crane

Age & Hometown: 34; Stillwater, MN

Current Role: Keeping Denver safe in a Broadway debut performance as quirky sanatorium orderly Duane Wilson in the revival of Mary Chase’s Harvey.

Family Guy: Sommer holds a B.A. and M.F.A. in theater, but improv classes at NYC’s Upright Citizens Brigade (the comedy home of Amy Poehler) helped kick-start his career ...

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Squigs Paints a Whimsical Portrait of Jim Parsons and His Invisible Rabbit in Harvey

Squigs Paints a Whimsical Portrait of Jim Parsons and His Invisible Rabbit in Harvey

In the Broadway revival of Harvey, two-time Emmy winner Jim Parsons stars as Elwood P. Dowd, a man with a very unusual best friend: a six-foot rabbit who happens to be invisible. Broadway.com resident artist Justin ‘Squigs’ Robertson headed to Studio 54 to track down Dowd’s invisible pal and capture his fuzzy likeness in a portrait. After taking in ...

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Get a First Look at Jim Parsons and His Invisible Rabbit in Harvey

Get a First Look at Jim Parsons and His Invisible Rabbit in Harvey
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Jim Parsons and his invisible rabbit have taken up residence at Studio 54, and we’ve got a first look at this pair of unlikely best friends. In the Roundabout Theatre Company production of Mary Chase’s classic play Harvey, Elwood P. Dowd (Parsons) introduces everyone he meets to his unusual pal, a 6-foot-3 rabbit named Harvey. When his sister Veta (Jessica ...

Jim Parsons Talks Unemployment, Prosthetic Butts and His Harvey Pals on The Daily Show

Jim Parsons Talks Unemployment, Prosthetic Butts and His Harvey Pals on The Daily Show

Jim Parsons is currently cracking up Broadway audiences as Elwood P. Dowd in the Roundabout Theatre Company revival of Harvey. On May 31, the stage and screen favorite headed to The Daily Show, and he brought some special friends (no, not an invisible 6-foot rabbit) along to sit in the audience. Parsons introduced host Jon Stewart to Harvey co-stars Rich ...

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Harvey, Starring Jim Parsons, Begins Performances on Broadway

Harvey, Starring Jim Parsons, Begins Performances on Broadway

The Broadway revival of Mary Chase’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play Harvey begins previews on May 18. Starring two-time Emmy winner Jim Parsons and Tony nominee Jessica Hecht, Harvey will officially open on June 14 at Studio 54. Directed by Scott Ellis, the Roundabout Theatre Company production will play a limited engagement through August 5.

Harvey tells the tale of Elwood P ...

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Harvey Star Jim Parsons Explains the Difference Between ‘Geeky, Dorky & Nerdy’ on CBS This Morning

Harvey Star Jim Parsons Explains the Difference Between ‘Geeky, Dorky & Nerdy’ on CBS This Morning

Jim Parsons is only a week away from his return to Broadway in Harvey, Mary Chase’s classic play about a man and his invisible six-foot rabbit. Despite having a scratchy voice from allergies, the star of The Big Bang Theory headed to CBS This Morning on May 10 to chat with hosts Gayle King and Erica Hill, revealing a few ...

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Harvey Star Jim Parsons Shares His Addiction-Kicking Secrets on the Late Show

Harvey Star Jim Parsons Shares His Addiction-Kicking Secrets on the Late Show

Before he hits the Broadway stage in Harvey beginning May 18, Jim Parsons stopped by the Late Show set for a hard-hitting chat with host David Letterman. Letterman got the Big Bang Theory star to reveal his age after commenting on his (deceptively!) youthful appearance, then the pair moved on to the hot topic of kicking nasty habits. For his ...

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Watch The Big Bang Theory Star Jim Parsons Chat About His Invisible Friend in Harvey

Watch The Big Bang Theory Star Jim Parsons Chat About His Invisible Friend in Harvey

Two-time Emmy winner Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory) is currently in rehearsal for Harvey, the forthcoming Roundabout Theatre Company revival of Mary Chase’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play. Broadway.com met up with Parsons at the American Airlines Theatre on May 3 to chat about working with his new co-stars, how it feels to be back on Broadway and what it’s ...

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Meet Jim Parsons, His Invisible Rabbit & the Broadway Cast of Harvey

Meet Jim Parsons, His Invisible Rabbit & the Broadway Cast of Harvey
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Rehearsals have begun for Roundabout Theatre Company’s forthcoming production of Harvey, and on April 20 Jim Parsons and the company welcomed the press to their rehearsal studio. Previews for the revival of Mary Chase’s classic play begin May 18, with an official opening night set for June 14. Helmed by Scott Ellis, the production will play a limited engagement through ...

See The Big Bang Theory's Jim Parsons Dressed For Success in New Harvey Promo Poster

See The Big Bang Theory's Jim Parsons Dressed For Success in New Harvey Promo Poster

In the new promotional poster for Roundabout Theatre Company's forthcoming Broadway revival of Harvey, Emmy winner Jim Parsons seems like a well-dressed, average guy...with the shadow of a six-foot-tall rabbit looming behind him! A beloved classic since its 1944 premiere, Mary Chase's comedy is the story of Elwood P. Dowd and his friendship with, that’s right, a giant invisible rabbit ...

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Harvey Director Scott Ellis Developing Comedy About Twin Brothers for TV Land

Harvey Director Scott Ellis Developing Comedy About Twin Brothers for TV Land

Five-time Tony nominated director Scott Ellis and Frasier and Desperate Housewives writer Joe Keenan have teamed up to create a half-hour sitcom about two identical twin brothers, according to Deadline.com. The comedy, currently in development, has been fast-tracked by TV Land.

The untitled comedy focuses on two identical twin brothers—one gay and one straight. Both brothers move in with their ...

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Awww! Harvey Star Jim Parsons Pals Around With Fuzzy Friends in Time Out

Awww! Harvey Star Jim Parsons Pals Around With Fuzzy Friends in Time Out

The Big Bang Theory star Jim Parsons is doing some serious method acting for his return to Broadway in Harvey. In this week’s issue of Time Out New York, the Emmy-winning actor and Broadway vet (The Normal Heart) hung out with some adorable bunnies while gearing up to star as Elwood P. Dowd in Roundabout Theatre Company's forthcoming revival at ...

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Carol Kane, Larry Bryggman & More Complete Casting for Harvey, Starring Jim Parsons

Carol Kane, Larry Bryggman & More Complete Casting for Harvey, Starring Jim Parsons

Broadway vet Carol Kane and two-time Tony nominee Larry Bryggman will join previously announced stars Jim Parsons, Jessica Hecht and Charles Kimbrough in the upcoming Roundabout Theatre Company revival of Harvey. The production is directed by Scott Ellis and produced in association with Don Gregory. Harvey begins previews May 18 and opens officially on June 14 at Studio 54.

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Watch Big Bang Theory Star Jim Parsons Prep for Broadway’s Harvey on Ellen

Watch Big Bang Theory Star Jim Parsons Prep for Broadway’s Harvey on Ellen

The Big Bang Theory star Jim Parsons is gearing up to headline the Broadway revival of Harvey this spring, so he asked a special acting coach for help: Ellen DeGeneres. On the February 6 episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Parsons attempts to perform Shakespeare while Ellen assumes the role of the disruptive Broadway audience. Click to see Parsons, who ...

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Tickets Now on Sale for Harvey, Starring The Big Bang Theory's Jim Parsons

Tickets Now on Sale for Harvey, Starring The Big Bang Theory's Jim Parsons

Tickets are now on sale for the Roundabout Theatre Company's revival of Mary Chase's Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy Harvey, starring Jim Parsons. Previews begin on May 18, 2012 at Studio 54, with an official opening set for June 14. The limited engagement will run through August 5.

Directed by Scott Ellis, the production also stars Tony nominees Jessica Hecht (A View From ...

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The Big Bang Theory’s Jim Parsons to Lead Broadway Revival of Harvey

The Big Bang Theory’s Jim Parsons to Lead Broadway Revival of Harvey

Confirming earlier speculation, Emmy winner Jim Parsons will star as Elwood P. Dowd in the Roundabout Theatre Company's upcoming Broadway revival of Harvey. Joining Parsons will be Jessica Hecht as Veta Louise Simmons and Charles Kimbrough as William R. Chumley, M.D. The Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy by Mary Chase will begin performances at Studio 54 on May 18, 2012, and ...

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Jim Parsons Eyes Starring Role in Broadway Revival of Harvey

Jim Parsons Eyes Starring Role in Broadway Revival of Harvey

Emmy winner Jim Parsons is “in talks” to play Elwood P. Dowd in a spring 2012 Broadway revival of Mary Chase's Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy Harvey, according to The New York Times. The production, which is contingent on Parsons’ schedule playing physicist Sheldon Cooper in TV’s The Big Bang Theory, will reportedly be mounted by Roundabout Theatre Company.

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