Mary  Chase

Mary Chase



Biography


"Mary Coyle Chase (25 February 1906 – 20 October 1981)[1] was an American journalist, playwright and children's novelist, known primarily for writing the Broadway play Harvey, later adapted for film starring James Stewart.

She wrote fourteen plays, two children's novels, and one screenplay, and worked seven years at the Rocky Mountain News as a journalist. Three of her plays were made into Hollywood films: Sorority House (1939), Harvey (1950), and Bernardine (1957)."


Shows by Mary Chase

Title
Synopsis

Harvey, a Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy by Mary Chase, is the story of a perfect gentleman, Elwood P. Dowd, and his best friend, Harvey -- a pooka, who is a six-foot tall, invisible rabbit. When Elwood begins introducing Harv... read more

Overview

Nationality
American
Born
2/25/1906
Died
10/20/1981
Show Categories
Play
Genres
Comedy