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
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With more than 30 years of experience working at Ford’s Theatre, Head Electrician Jeff Montague is an integral part of the theatre and a bit of an expert on what makes Ford’s unique. 816 more words
Editor’s Note: The story of “Driving Miss Daisy” takes place from 1948 to 1973—a period of great societal change in America. As part of our production Study Guide, the Ford’s education team has created a timeline of events that highlights major milestones in the Civil Rights era. 887 more words
The most common photo of Clara Harris is not—we believe—the correct Clara Harris.
Harris, the daughter of U.S. Senator Ira Harris of New York, is most known for attending the April 14, 1865, performance of… 1,059 more words