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15/04/1987 "Driving Miss Daisy" opens at the Playwrights Horizons Theatre

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Classic Clips: Alfred Uhry on his play "Driving Miss Daisy" (1987)

Driving Miss Daisy is a play by American playwright Alfred Uhry, about the relationship of an elderly Jewish woman, Daisy Werthan, and her African-American chauffeur, Hoke Coleburn. The original Off-Broadway production was staged at Playwrights Horizons Studio Theatre, was directed by Ron Lagomarsino, and starred Dana Ivey and Morgan Freeman.
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