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Performed: 6-16 July 1995; Alfred Uhry's "Driving Miss Daisy" was presented by the drama department and Marriott dining services as part of the Summer Dinner Theatre. An elderly Jewish widow named Daisy living in Atlanta, Georgia is determined to be independent, but when she has a car accident, her son, Boolie, arranges for a chauffeur, an African-American driver named Hoke. Daisy and Hoke gradually form a close friendship over the years. Director was Susan McCain, scenic and lighting designer was Carlton Ward, costume coordinator was Freddy Clements, technical director and sound designer was David Keefer, sound and light board operator was Chris White, stage manager was Mishia Edwards, props were Neilson Jones and Todd Edwards, set construction and lighting crew were Matthew Crouse, Chris White, Keith Caffey, David White, Shane Smith, Todd Edwards. Costume shop manager was Joyce Tate, costume construction crew were Debbie Johnson, Gene Holcombe, David White, Angie Campbell, Danny Daniels, Freddy Clements, Joyce Tate. Program design was Eric Key, managing director/producer was Carlton Ward, box office manager/publicity was Jan Rhodes, box office assistants were Allison Graydon, Ashley Pendley, Jason St. John, host/hostesses were Greg Hucks, Allison Graydon, Ashley Pendley, Lynnelle Terry, Jason St. John, Lindy Green. This item is contained within the Whitton drama production materials.


This performance was held in the Leone Cole Auditorium.


  • Jessica Geron -- Daisy Werthan
  • Steven Whitton -- Boolie Werthan
  • Gregory Mikell -- Hoke Coleburn


The original items are located in the Library’s Alabama Gallery Special Collections.


Jacksonville State University -- History, College and school drama, Theater programs, Dinner theater -- Alabama -- Jacksonville


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Driving Miss Daisy (1995) | Program