TICKETS ON SALE FOR DRIVING MISS DAISY
Seneca Community Players announced today that tickets for their
upcoming production of Alfred Uhry’s Driving Miss Daisy will go
on sale October 1, 2013. This iconic play is set to be presented
in the Delavan Theatre on the New York Chiropractic College
Campus October 25, 26,27 and November 1, 2, Friday and Saturday
at 8 pm and Sunday at 2pm.
Driving Miss Daisy is the winner of the 1988 Pulitzer Prize and
the Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Off-Broadway Play. This
warm-hearted, humorous and affecting study of the unlikely
relationship between an aging, crotchety white Southern lady
(Daisy Werthan), and a proud, soft-spoken black man (Hoke
Colburn) tickles your funny bone and tugs at your heart strings
with its sweet story, truth and warmth.
Finger Lakes area premier since closing on Broadway the part of
Daisy Werthan will be portrayed by Maggie Turner-Read. Maggie
lives in Rushville, NY and she is a teacher and varsity tennis
coach in the Phelps-Clifton Springs School District. Although
this is her debut with Seneca Community Players, Maggie has
performed in Cabaret, Brigadoon, and High Society,
elsewhere. She also worked with the Midlakes Middle School
Drama Club and has produced a number of theater summer camps and
theater productions, most recently Shrek Jr.
of Boolie Werthan will be played by another Seneca Community
Players newcomer, Craig Simmons. Craig lives in Shortsville, NY
with his wife and owns Spazman Spins, DJ service. Rounding out
the cast is Waterloo’s Jarel Wright, playing the part of
chauffeur Hoke Colburn. Jarel who works for Lowes in Waterloo
will also be making his Seneca Community Players debut.
Tickets for Driving Miss Daisy’s Finger Lakes area premiere are
$10 presale and $12 at the door. Tickets will be available
online at www.senecacommunityplayers.org or Woman Made Products
in downtown Seneca Falls as well as Area Records on Seneca
Street in Geneva. Tickets are also available by phone at
GET TICKETS ONLINE
To learn more about this production, please contact Eric Jansen,
Director. (585) 202-9143 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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