Driving Miss Daisy: Meet the Play's Characters

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Though Driving Miss Daisy has a cast of only three, playwright Alfred Uhry creates a rich world of characters living in Atlanta at mid-century. Many other friends, historical figures, former employers and the like are referenced throughout the script. We’ve highlighted the key on- and offstage players here, who create context for the relationship that…

Ford’s Theatre Society Receives the CILC Pinnacle Award

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Honorable Mention for the highest award in educational interactive videoconferencing has been presented to Ford’s Theatre Society for its Investigation: Detective McDevitt distance-learning program. The CILC Pinnacle Award is given annually, by the Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration (CILC), to organizations that receive outstanding scores on program evaluations submitted by educators.

Ford’s Theatre Recognized as Center for Literacy Education

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Since the spring of 2011, Ford’s Theatre Education has had the privilege and honor to develop programming for and work with a special group of educators, the Ford’s Theatre National Oratory Fellows. The Oratory Fellows partner with Ford’s teaching artists throughout the school year to integrate oratory and performance into their classroom practice. Fellows represent…