Hit Musical Comedy The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
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The last date listed for The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee was Saturday May 17, 2014 / 7:30pm.
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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
Parking is always an adventure downtown. We parked very easily in the adjacent parking garage, but had a little trouble getting into it to leave...beautiful evening, folks on street getting parking tickets... all's well that ends well.Driving Miss Daisy info • Sep 29 2014 star this tip starred
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The show really was a lot of fun and also had a lot of heart. I went to it thinking it would be really lightweight but quickly got into it. The characters and their backgrounds are actually quite engaging and you actually end of caring about...continued
Music and lyrics by William Finn; book by Rachel Sheinkin; conceived by Rebecca Feldman; additional material by Jay Reiss; music direction by Christopher Youstra; choreographed by Michael Bobbitt; directed by Peter Flynn
_Photo by Scott Suchman. Nickolas Vaughan, Carolyn Agan, Vishal Vaidya and Felicia Curry in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee_.