Walnut Street Theatre: Driving Miss Daisy
- February 7, 2014 at 8:00 pm
One of America's most celebrated theater companies presents this delightful Pulitzer Prize-winning play about race, class, and friendship. Set in Atlanta beginning in 1949, this heartwarming tale is the story of Miss Daisy, an older Jewish woman, and her African-American chauffeur, Hoke. The play follows the pair over the 25 years of their relationship as they develop a close friendship despite their differences. The racism and anti-Semitism they encounter is a common bond that makes their friendship even stronger. The successful film adaptation starring Jessica Tandy and Morgan Freeman earned multiple Academy Awards, including Best Picture. Join us for this memorable journey presented by the troupe Philadelphia Weekly calls "spectacular, electrifying, stupendous."
$44, $36, $22