Driving Miss Daisy

Audition Information

Thursday 5th September 2019

at 7:

30

pm


Performance dates Mon
17th
- Sat
22nd
February
20
20
by Alfred Uhry

Directed by Kerry Day

Cast: 1f, 2m


About
The time: 1948, the place: Atlanta, Georgia. A crash is heard and Daisy Werthan, age 72, is in her living room with her son Boolie, age 40. She has crashed her car and Boolie insists that she have a driver. Boolie is in his office and interviews Hoke Coleburn who is a black man of around 60. He is unemployed. Over the next 25 years Hoke drives
"
Miss Daisy
"
. They are initially wary of each other and Hoke puts up with the somewhat crotchety Miss Daisy with dignity. She teaches Hoke to read when she learns that he cannot, which comes naturally to her, having been a teacher. Ultimately, over the years, they form a bond. In the final scene, Miss Daisy is in a nursing home for increasing memory loss; she is lucid enough to tell Hoke, who has come to visit her, that he is her best friend......

Cast


Character
Gender
Character Age
Other Information
Daisy Werthan
F
72

Hoke Coleburn
M
60s

Boolie Werthan
M
40

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