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The Classic: Driving Miss Daisy!

Director: Laurie T. Freed

Performance dates & location:

Thursday, May 7, 2020 – 8:00 pm

Friday and Saturday, May 8, 9, 15, & 16, 2020 – 8:00 pm

Sunday, May 10 and May 17, 2020 – 2:00 pm

All performances are at The Writer’s Center

Character description:

Daisy Werthan – a feisty, Southern Jewish lady; stubborn, strong, sarcastic, funny, with a hidden warmth; losing her ability to care for herself. Daisy ages from late 60s to 97 years old

Hoke Coleburn – an African American man, chauffer by trade; very smart, stubborn, strong, sense of humor; cares deeply for Daisy; has suffered as a black man in the deep South. Hoke ages from late 50s to 85 years old

Boolie – Daisy’s son, successful businessman; sense of humor, stubborn, strong; protective of his mother. Boolie ages from late 30s to 65.

Each actor will have a Southern accent; there will be a dialect coach. DON’T let your personal age affect your coming out to audition. All actors will be compensated.

Audition Dates & Times:

Sunday, December 8, 2019, 1:00 to 4:00 pm

Monday, December 9, 2019, 7:00 to 10:00 pm

Wednesday, December 10, 2019 (callbacks, if needed), 7:00 to 10:00 pm

Auditions will take place at The Writer’s Center, 4508 Walsh St, Bethesda, MD 20815

Audition description: cold readings from script, sides provided. Please be familiar with the script.

Requirements: please bring head shot, resume, and conflict calendar

Rehearsal schedule:

Rehearsals will start at the beginning of March 2020 & will take place four days a week –

Sunday afternoons, and Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday evenings

All rehearsals take place at the Writer’s Center


Please contact Laurie Freed at or 301-987-2478

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