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"Driving Miss Daisy" Theatrical Trailer

Nancy Robinette and Craig Wallace star as Daisy and Hoke in the Ford’s Theatre production of Driving Miss Daisy. Watch our new theatrical trailer and get of glimpse of why BroadwayWorld.com called the show “perfectly cast!” … 151 more words

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Random Thoughts with Megan

I have had a serious case of INSOMNIA lately. I have been working constantly so I am getting tired at a reasonable hour. But I go to bed and my mind races. 889 more words

Playwright Alfred Uhry and Atlanta

“Write what you know” is a familiar adage in the literary world. Playwright Alfred Uhry took that advice to heart and became one of the most lauded writers currently working. 765 more words

Behind-the-Scenes

Driving Miss Daisy: After the Show Is Over

Last night, we hosted 25 D.C.-area educators for our Driving Miss Daisy Teacher Preview Workshop—a free event that included a ticket to the performance, an hour-and-a-half learning experience and, crucially, pizza. 622 more words

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Driving Miss Daisy: Meet the characters

Though Driving Miss Daisy has a cast of only three, playwright Alfred Uhry creates a rich world of characters living in Atlanta at mid-century. Many other friends, historical figures, former employers and the like are referenced throughout the script. 925 more words

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Video Interview: Daisy Director Jennifer L. Nelson

Director Jennifer L. Nelson returns to the Ford’s Theatre for the first time since 2012 to direct this season’s production of Driving Miss Daisy. Jennifer sat down with us to talk about the unlikely relationship that evolves between an older Jewish woman and her African-American chauffeur in Alfred Uhry’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play. 192 more words

Behind-the-Scenes

Driving Miss Daisy: From Stage to Screen and Back Again

From The Hunger Games to The Great Gatsby, everyone has heard someone say, “The book was so much better!” Favorite books and plays have been adapted to the silver screen for as long as there has been cinema. 1,005 more words

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