Beertown: The Theater Experience That Asks Audiences to Join In
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The last date listed for Beertown was Saturday October 19, 2013 / 2:30pm.
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This warmhearted, humorous play that won Alfred Uhry the 1988 Pulitzer looks at the unexpected friendship between a fiercely independent Southern white woman and her African-American chauffeur. It's 1948, and after Daisy, an elderly Jewish widow who lives in Atlanta, has a driving mishap in which her automobile is demolished, her son hires Hoke Colburn to be her driver. Initially resistant, Miss Daisy gradually starts to accept Hoke over time, and an unlikely friendship begins to grow between the two. Ultimately a sweet tale of the transformative power of true friendship, the play also touches on the racism and prejudice that permeated the South at the time. Acclaimed Washington stage actors Nancy Robinette (called the Meryl Streep of Washington theater) and Craig Wallace return to Ford's to perform in this beloved classic. Learn More
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“[S]o gently satiric and utterly involving that you’ll find yourself voting for and against issues before you even realize you’ve raised your hand.” —The Washington Post
Read what Goldstar members had to say about this show’s previous run.
This show is recommended for those age 13 or older.
Please bring a dessert to share as part of Beertown’s potluck.