“Driving Miss Daisy” is set against a backdrop of changing world events between 1948 and 1973. A fiesty Southern widow, Diasy Werthan, and her proud but soft-spoken black chauffeur, Hoke Coleburn, journey from suspicion and mistrust to respect and deep-rooted affection.
Author: Alfred Uhry
The second offering of the season was the three night run of “Driving Miss Daisy.” It featured the return to the Players’ stage for Uretta Lovell and Tim Grothaus. “Daisy” was the Players’ debut for Hosaia Brown. The production was directed by Rhys Lovell, the son of Uretta. The show was well attended and well-received by the reviewer. “Daisy” was Players’ third lab production.