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Review.’Driving Miss Daisy’ at Bristol Riverside Theatre

Atlanta 1948: “Negro Policemen to Patrol City Streets—They are ordered not to arrest white people” This is an actual headline featured in the multimedia of Bristol Riverside’s Driving Miss Daisy. It is the post-war South. She’s 72, white, rich, annoying and Jewish. She needs a driver. He’s black, but needs a job. Thus begins one […]

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Review: ‘Driving Miss Daisy’ at Riverside Center for the Performing Arts

Riverside Center for the Performing Arts presents Alfred Uhry’s beloved classic Driving Miss Daisy, starring Karen Grassle and directed by Rick Hammerly. Lauded as one of the finest American stories of the late twentieth century, Driving Miss Daisy follows the bourgeoning friendship between a most unlikely pair during the height of the Civil Rights movement. […]

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The Riverside Center for the Performing Arts Presents ‘Driving Miss Daisy’ 9/28-11/6 With Karen Grassle, Bill Grimmette, and Alan Hoffman-Directed by Rick Hammerly

The Riverside Center for the Performing Arts in Fredericksburg, Virginia is proud to present Alfred Uhry’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Driving Miss Daisy, starring Karen Grassle. Located at 95 Riverside Parkway, in Fredericksburg, VA, performances begin on Wednesday September 28th and run until Sunday November 6, 2016. From its landmark Off-Broadway production in 1987 to the remarkable […]

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Meet the Cast of ‘Painting Churches’ at Montgomery Playhouse: Part 1: David Jones

In Part 1 of a series of interviews with the cast of Montgomery Playhouse’s Painting Churches, meet David Jones. Joel: Where have local audiences seen you perform recently on the stage? David: I was last seen as Officer Peterson in Montgomery Playhouse’s Sherlock Holmes and the Christmas Goose. Other recent roles include God’s Favorite (Sidney Lipton), Driving Miss Daisy […]

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‘Driving Miss Daisy’ at Other Voices Theatre

The touching and humorous production of Driving Miss Daisy, currently running at Other Voices Theatre, is well-worth the drive to the theater. A beautiful story of a prejudice turned into friendship is expertly brought to life onstage by an exceptional three-person cast. Wonderfully directed by Susan Thornton, Driving Miss Daisy features the powerful story of […]

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DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2014: Best Ensembles in DC Area Theatres

The staff of DCMetroTheaterArts is honored to announce that their 2014 Best Ensemble honors go to: A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Castaways Repertory Theatre A Soldier’s Play at 2nd Star Productions Amadeus at CENTERSTAGE Annie at Port Tobacco Players Bat Boy: The Musical at The Colonial Players Bat Boy: The Musical at 1st Stage Beauty and the Beast at […]

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DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2014: Best Design of 2014 in DC Metro Area Theatres

The staff of DCMetroTheaterArts is pleased to honor the following designers for their work in 2014: CHOREOGRAPHY Michael J. Bobbitt for Carrie the Musical at The Studio Theatre Debbie Clark, Nancy Newell, and Anna Bartels-Newton for Hairspray at Thomas S. Wootton High School  Philip Lee Clark for Little Shop of Horrors at West Potomac High School Ben Cunis for Inherit […]

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‘4.48 Psychosis’ at Iron Crow Theatre Company

For those theatre-goers wanting a jaunty escape from the daily grind of everyday life, Sarah Kane’s 4.48 Psychosis may not be for you. This bluntly dark and poetic play, which largely dispenses with narrative and whose primary characters are a suicidal writer and her callous doctor, is a far cry from, say, Driving Miss Daisy. […]

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‘Driving Miss Daisy’ at Ford’s Theatre

It’s time to bring out the sweet tea and church crowns, because Ford’s Theatre has brought a taste of the South to Washington with its spectacular production of Driving Miss Daisy. Authentic, heartfelt, and deeply entertaining, Director Jennifer L. Nelson stages a vibrant reincarnation of Alfred Uhry’s 1987 Pulitzer Prize winning classic. The story of […]

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Walnut Street Theatre’s ‘Driving Miss Daisy’ at George Mason University’s Center for the Arts by Kari and RJ Rothstein

After recently hearing that Driving Miss Daisy is a play that contains the “presence of love,” that statement caused the mind to begin searching the script for evidence. Who shows love and to whom and how? Love is a big topic and be it romantic or platonic. People have discussed love in theatrically from the […]

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Chatting with Super Composer Hans Zimmer About ‘Man of Steel’ by Jordan Wright

According to a 2007 British survey Hans Zimmer is considered “one of the world’s 100 living geniuses.” He shares space on the list with the likes of Stephen Hawking, Prince and Philip Glass. Zimmer’s own list of achievements includes an Academy Award, several Golden Globes, Grammys, Lifetime Achievement Awards, a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and dozens […]

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Walnut Street’s ‘Around the World in 80 Days’ at George Mason U’s Center for the Arts by Francine Schwartz

Walnut Street Theatre’s Independence Studio brought audiences at George Mason University’s Center for the Arts a fast-paced adaptation of Jules Verne’s masterpiece Around the World in 80 Days this last night. This is a stop on the third national tour of a Walnut Street Theatre production which originated in Philadelphia. Based on the classical adventure novel by […]

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