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Driving Miss Daisy

Driving Miss Daisy

By Alfred Uhry

When Daisy Werthan’s son hires Hoke to drive her around town, the indomitable Daisy has no idea that her stubborn chauffeur will soon become a permanent fixture in her life. Over the span of twenty-five years, these two develop an unlikely bond that challenges the idea of friendship during America’s Civil Rights era. Featuring two of Barter Theatre’s all-time favorite actors – Mary Lucy Bivins and Jasper McGruder.

Barter Theatre does not offer advisories about subject matter, as sensitivities vary from person to person. If you have any questions about content, age-appropriateness or stage effects (such as strobe lights or theatrical fog) that might have a bearing on patron comfort, please contact the box office.

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Mary Lucy Bivins
Daisy Werthan

Jasper McGruder
Hoke Coleburn

Nicholas Piper
Boolie Werthan

Barrett Guyton
Director

Derek Smith
Set Designer

Lee Alexander Martin
Costume Designer

Andrew Morehouse
Lighting Designer

Tony Angelini
Sound Designer

Cindi A. Raebel
Stage Manager

Victoria L. Sutton
Assistant Stage Manager

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  • follow the creation of a production from start to finish
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  • VIP parking
  • invitation to a dress rehearsal
leading role iconography
Leading Role
  • All previous tiers plus
  • invitations for two complimentary seats at each opening performance at Gilliam Stage at Barter Theatre and Stage II, including galas
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Scene Stealer
  • All previous tiers plus
  • invitation to watch the set being changed between performances
  • a production mini-poster signed by the cast
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Supporting Role
  • All previous tiers plus
  • unlimited use of 15% discount for Barter’s Gift Shop & concessions (non-alcohol)
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Understudy
  • All previous tiers plus
  • invitation to Theatre Thursdays, a luncheon & discussion series giving you an insider’s view of Barter Theatre
  • invitation to the 2020 season preview event
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Player
  • All previous tiers plus
  • Behind the scenes tour
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  • listing in the souvenir program
  • biannual donor e-newsletter
  • window decal