ROSWELL, Ga. — Georgia Ensemble Theatre, the professional North Fulton theater company, is driving to Brookhaven this summer to remount its acclaimed production of the Pulitzer prize-winning play “Driving Miss Daisy” by Alfred Uhry.
In partnership with Oglethorpe University, the theater brings “Miss Daisy” to the Brookhaven area college June 28-July 21 at the Conant Performing Arts Center.
Directed again by theater Education Director Laurel Crowe, this production will feature veteran Ellen McQueen in the role of Daisy Werthan with Rob Cleveland and William S. Murphey reprising their roles from earlier this year.
The production runs at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and at 2:30 p.m. Sundays for four weeks.
Set against the historical backdrop of Atlanta’s development through the mid-20th century, the story of aging Southern matron Daisy Werthan, her long-suffering son Boolie and her chauffeur, Hoke Colburn, unfolds over 25 years of friendship, loss, racial tension and love.
Ticket prices for “Driving Miss Daisy” at the Conant Performing Arts Center will start at $35. Book early for best prices.