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The Paris Community Theatre is proud to present Driving Miss Daisy by Alfred Uhry. Sponsored by Ameriprise Financial, the production runs March 22-24 & March 28-31, 2013, in historic downtown Paris at the Plaza Theatre on the square.
Directed by Hilda Mallory and produced by Special Arrangement with Dramatists Play Service INC., the play is set against a backdrop of changing world events between 1948 and 1973. Driving Miss Daisy depicts the relationship over a twenty-year period between a feisty elderly Southern widow and her proud but soft-spoken chauffeur, who is a retired mild truck driver. They embark on a journey from suspicion and mistrust to respect and deep-rooted affection.
Based on a Pulitzer Prize – winning play, Driving Miss Daisy won the Academy Award as the best film of 1989. Driving Miss Daisy premiered off -Broadway in 1987. In addition, Jessica Tandy won the Oscar as Best Actress, and writer Algred Uhry won for Best Adapted Screenplay.
Tickets are $10 and can be purchased by calling 903-784-0259 or emailing email@example.com. Performances are Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30 pm and Sunday matinee at 2:30 pm.
DRIVING MISS DAISY By ALFREY UHRY
Daisy Werthan Kathy Brown
Boolie Werthan Kennan Daus
Hoke Coleburn Robert High
Director Hilda Mallory
Assistant Director; Tehnical Director Josh Maxwell
Prompter; Dresser for Miss Daisy Sue Jordan
Stage Managers R. J. Case & Justin Gallant
Scene Construction Charlie Thompson &
Scene Painting Bill Kennedy
Lights & Sound Josh Maxwell
Sound Tract Kennan Daus
Costumes Sue Jordan & Cast
Properties Hilda Mallory