Behind-The-Scenes: Interviews with the “Driving Miss Daisy” Cast

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Driving Miss Daisy, Alfred Uhry’s award-winning drama about the transformative power of friendship, will grace the Ford’s Theatre stage this fall. Acclaimed Washington stage actors Nancy Robinette and Craig Wallace will tackle the complicated roles of Daisy Werthan and Hoke Colburn. When Daisy causes a car wreck, her son hires hard-working chauffeur Hoke to look…

The Art of Lincoln: Wayne Brezinka

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Nashville, Tennessee, artist Wayne Brezinka created a mixed-media work titled LINCOLN. The eye-catching 5-by-4-foot head-and-shoulders portrait of our 16th President is made from objects including tintype photographs.The original artwork appeared on display at Ford's from May 2014 to February 2018.

Designing for "Spelling Bee": Set Designer Court Watson

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Months before any audience enters Ford’s Theatre for performances of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, designers read the script to create the perfect environment on stage, and the cast tirelessly runs through their lines, movements and musical numbers. We recently asked Set Designer Court Watson about designing his third production for Ford’s Theatre.