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Dr iving

Miss Daisy
by Alfred Uhry
Bruce Miller, Artistic Director • Phil Whiteway, Managing Director

Driving Miss Daisy

by Alfred Uhry
Featuring Jim Bynum, Garet Chester and Joy Williams

Lighting Design by Scenic Design by Costume Design by

Matt Landwehr Amy Bale Sue Griffin
Terrie Powers
Directed by Technical Direction by Original Music
Broadway’s David Powers Composed by
Robert Waldman
Patti D’Beck Directed by
Joe Pabst

June 26 - August 2, 2009

On the Marjorie Arenstein Theatre Stage
JuNe 19 - August 2
at the historic Empire Theatre DRIVING MISS DAISY was first produced Off-Broadway by
Playwrights Horizons, New York City in 1987.
It was subequently produced by

Jane Harmon/ Nina Keneally, Ivy Properties, Ltd./ Richard Frankel,
Gene Wolsk/ Alan M. Shore and Susan S. Myerberg
in association with Playwrights Horizons, Off-Broadway in 1987.
DRIVING MISS DAISY by Alfred Uhry is presented by arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc., in New York.

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Daisy Werthan. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Joy Williams Jim Bynum us laugh”. That’s enough for him. He
(Hoke) has enjoyed thanks Teri, Andy and Jill for making
Boolie Werthan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Garet Chester
performing in local “Life worth Living.” His performance
Hoke Coleburn. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jim Bynum and regional the- is dedicated to Lloyd Shockley.
atres, as well as in
Setting television and film
for more than two
(Daisy) is very grate-
ful to have been
decades. His favorite role is Julian
.The play takes place from 1948 to 1973, mostly in Atlanta, and in many locations. entrusted with such
in the Theatre IV production of Boys
a wonderful and
Next Door. Most recently, he starred
There will be one 15 minute intermission. challenging role. 
as Troy in Fences at Sycamore Rouge.
She’s also  thrilled to
Additional Staff Although Jim has been seen in numer-
ous commercials, he is best known for
his work with K Strong in The Grocery
work with such an amazing cast and
crew, and under the direction of her
good buddy, Joe.  Joy came back to
Store commercials. As Hoke, Jim is
Light and Sound Board Operator. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rick Brandt Richmond after having lived in NYC
making his Barksdale debut.
for 8 1/2 years and is very grateful to
Deck Crew . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Randall Graves, Jeremy Howard have been steadily working ever since. 
Dresser. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sandy Humerickhouse (Boolie) Richmond While in NYC, Joy was a resident
theatregoers have actor of the National Improvisational
not seen Garet’s work Theatre.  She did some comedy writ-
since 1999 when he ing and voice over work for the The
played The Wizard MacNeal/Lehrer  Report, as well as
in Theatre IV’s The some film and stage work. Joy was last
Wizard of Oz. Before that, he was seen here as Edith Banks in Barefoot
ALFRED UHRY, playwright, lyricist and screen-
seen in Rosencrantz and Guildenstern in the Park.  But she’s been very busy
writer, is the only playwright to win a Tony Award, since then.  Most recently, she was seen
are Dead and Visit to a Small Planet
Academy Award and a Pulitzer Prize. Originally at Barksdale Theatre, as well as many as Miss Hannigan in Annie at Theatre
from Atlanta, he graduated with a degree in English roles at the Haymarket, Swift Creek IV and as Queen Aggravain in Once
Mill Theatre, Stage Center, The Barn Upon A Mattress and Mrs. Babcock in
and drama from Brown University before mov-
and with Theatre IV’s touring com- There Goes The Bride  at Swift Creek
ing to New York, where he found his first success Mill Theatre.  Joy is also one of the
pany. Garet is thrilled beyond words
as the book writer for the musical, The Robber to be back at Barksdale. Since Wizard, resident actors for Swift Creek’s youth
Bridegroom, garnering him a Tony nomination for Garet has been performing in, pro- theatre season.  When not onstage, Joy
ducing and directing over 30 plays spends her time directing for Theatre
Best Book of a Musical. His other plays include
at Mechanicsville Christian Center as IV, among other theatres, training for
America’s Sweetheart, The Last Night of Ballyhoo marathons, helping out at her kids’
well as creating and performing in one-
and Swing. He has also penned the books for the musicals Lovemusik (based on the man shows for corporate clients all schools and keeping track of her kids
professional and personal relationship of songstress/actor Lotte Lenya and compos- over the U.S. Many Richmonders may and all the neighborhood kids that
remember Garet from WRNL, WRVQ like to hang out at her house...and she
er Kurt Weill) and Parade, winning him a Tony Award for Best Book of a Musical
and B-103, radio where he was one of wouldn’t have it any other way!  Joy
and a Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Book of a Musical. Parade marked his dedicates this show to her mom, Joyce
Richmond’s top morning men. Around
third Tony Award (having previously won for Driving Miss Daisy and The Last Night the world, Garet is simply known as Valenti, the original southern belle.
of Ballyhoo). Uhry currently lives in New York with his wife Joanna Kellogg. “that crazy missionary man who makes
Barksdale Theatre’s

JOE PABST AMY BALE (Set Design) is pleased 2009 - 2010 Signature Season
(Director) happily to be making her Barksdale debut. 
returns to the direc- Previous scenic designs include The
tor’s chair, having Boys Next Door and Scapino!  for
Theatre IV.  She thanks Terrie Powers
directed Greater Tuna
and The Odd Couple for her  generous assistance with this
Boleros for the Disenchanted
at Barksdale Theatre By José Rivera
at Hanover Tavern. He was fortunate
enough to have performed in Barefoot
DAVID POWERS (Set Design) is September 18 – October 25, 2009 at Willow Lawn
Technical Director for Barksdale
in the Park and Agatha Christie’s The Produced in Association with the Latin Ballet of Virginia
Theatre at Hanover Tavern. He has
Mousetrap there as well. Other area
engineered and built the sets for
directing credits include productions
of Big!, Jekyll & Hyde and Stephen
Barefoot in the Park, Smoke on the
Mountain and Shirley Valentine, among The 25th Annual
Sondheim’s Follies at the Richmond
Festival of Arts - Dogwood Dell and
many others. Previous creations
include Brickface and Stucco for MTV
Putnam County Spelling Bee
The Sound of Music, You Can’t Take
(with co-creator Greg Harrison) and Music and Lyrics by William Finn, Book by Rachel Sheinkin
It With You and Moon Over Buffalo
the voice of Conky 2000, the robot on November 20, 2009 – January 17, 2010 at Willow Lawn
at Henrico Theatre Company. At
PeeWee’s Playhouse. David also owns
Barksdale Theatre at Willow Lawn, he
and manages the film production com-
most recently performed in Moonlight
and Magnolias, Brooklyn Boy and The
pany, Folkatoon Studio. The Grapes of Wrath
Man Who Came To Dinner. He sends
Sue Griffin (Costume Designer) is
Adapted by Frank Galati from the novel by John Steinbeck
love to his wife and best friend, Debra February 12 – March 21, 2010 at Willow Lawn
in her sixth year as Costume Director
for Theatre IV and Barksdale Theatre. Co-produced with Theatre VCU / Part of the Acts of Faith Festival
MATT LANDWEHR (Lighting Previously she spent 21 years as
Design) is glad to be continuing his head of the costume department at
lighting career at Theatre IV. Originally
from Green Bay, WI, he made the
TheatreVirginia. Memorable shows
include Pump Boys and Dinettes (TVA),
Is He Dead?
Intimate Apparel (Barksdale), four pro- By Mark Twain, Adapted by David Ives
arduous trek to Minnesota State
University, Mankato where he earned ductions of Pocahontas (TIV) and most April 16 – May 23, 2010 at Willow Lawn
his Bachelors of Science degree in recently Guys and Dolls (Barksdale at
the Empire Theatre). On a daily basis
theatre production, and now calls
Richmond home at Theatre IV and Sue heads up a team of professional
stitchers and costumers who produce
The Sound of Music
Barksdale Theatre as the resident Music by Richard Rodgers, Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Master Electrician. Selected regional almost 400 costumes each season -
lighting design credits include I Am altering some hard-working costumes Book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse
or creating new ones for each produc-
My Own Wife, The Santaland Diaries, June 4 – July 3, 2010 at the historic Empire Theatre
The Wild Party, Caroline, Or Change tion. Yards of fabric, trim, shoes, wigs,
jewelry and hats find their way onto Co-produced with Theatre IV
and Rabbit Hole. “For Amber Rose.
Enjoy your wings baby girl.” Sue’s ever-present shopping list. The
quest for the perfect accessory never Subscriptions on sale now!
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tions, foundations and governmental entities
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that have generously shared their resources with
Rachel & Daniel Hood Thelma R. Petrilak
Barksdale Theatre throughout the year. This list
Graham & Moira Horne Mr. & Mrs. Hunter Pettus, Jr.
reflects contributions processed during the period
Mr. & Mrs. Harold Horowitz Camilla C. Price

Strategic Cash Reserve Donors

beginning June 1, 2008 and ending June 1, 2009.
Charles & Florence Hunt Mrs. Nancie C. Price
We have made every effort to list institutions’
Kay Hunter James & Rosemary Prosser
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Ronne Jacobs Peggy & Anthony Puglisi
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Jeff & Denise Goodman Keil Mrs. J. Waddell Rison ABOVE) All gifts were given in honor of Sara Belle and Neil November, recipients of the 2008 Barksdale Theatre Founders Award. If you would
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Robert & Fern Lane Mr. & Mrs. Robert Sanders, Jr. Altria Group Ann & Bob Burrus Ms. Laura Harrison Charlotte & Andy McCutcheon Gilbert & Fannie Rosenthal
Judy Lankford Mr. & Mrs. Thomas H. Sanders II The Arenstein Foundation Ms. Lee Camp Ms. Shirley Hatcher Ms. Ruth McDonough Jeanie Rule & Sherry Burgess
Don Lee & Toni Cleveland Nancy & Jim Schloemer Arts and Cultural Funding Consortium, as
Ms. Elisabeth Reed Carter Ms. Elizabeth Hetherington Nancy & Ed Meyer Ms. Mary Schroll
Reggie Levet Mr. Carl Schluter funded by:
The City of Richmond Ms. Ellen Chernack Hal & Helen Horwitcz Mr. & Mrs. Charles Miller Ms. Muriel Scoler
Mark & Sara Levi Robert & Janet Schmitz
The County of Chesterfield Ms. Patricia Clancy Mr. Jay Ipson Mr. & Mrs. William T. Miller Dawn & Stuart Siegel
JoAnn Lindstrom-Clark Robert & Cynthia Seal
Mr. David Long Jim & Olive Skeens The County of Hanover Mr. & Mrs. Richard Conti Julian Jacobs Abby Moore & Melanie Becker Ed & Sarah Smith
Jerome & Laurel B. Lonnes George & Ann Sledge The County of Henrico Minette & Charles Cooper Shelly & Murray Janus Marian Myers Ted & Pam Soto
Mrs. Joan Losen Mr. & Mrs. Frederick Smith ArtsFund, and its major investors: Ms. Isabel Correll Hon. Thomas O. Jones Mrs. Lawrence L. Nachman Annabelle Taylor
Julie M. Loving Bill & Jane Smith Alan Newman Research
Altria Group Mrs. James B. Dalton, Jr. Stewart & Sandy Kasen Sara Belle & Neil November Johnnie Lou & Charles Terry
Patricia Low Schuyler Sneed
Bank of America Ms. Josephine Davis Alan Kirshner Albert & Jacquelyn Orgain Jim & Bobbie Ukrop
Ms. Margrette Lunsford Micahel & Betty Anne Soffin
Ms. Vivan J. Lyle Wendy & Elliot Spanier BCWH Ms. Janet Dennis Ms. Jane Joel Knox Mr. & Mrs. George Ossman Frances Valentine
Ms. Deborah Lynch James & Helen Spool Carter, Ryley, Thomas, Inc. Peggy & Tony Dowd Barbara & Jack Krueter Hunter & Patsy Pettus Mr. & Mrs. James Watkinson
Daniel & Helen Lysy Dr. & Mrs. I.N. Sporn Chesapeake Corporation Foundation Deane & Dan Dubansky Ms. Amy Krumbein Ms. Catherine Platkin Marilyn & Jay Weinberg
Dominic & Christine Madigan Mrs. Elizabeth Stallings City Ice
Dr. Leo & Beatrice Dunn David & Rita Landin Ms. Suzanne Pollard Allison Weinstein & Ivan Jecklin
Marian G. Mahon Ms. Elizabeth Steele Forman Hirschler Fleischer LLP
Ms. Mary Easterly Ms. Jean Lane Ms. Martha Pritchard Carole & Marcus Weinstein
Walter & Bessie Manz James & Marie Stewart
Howard & Patricia Marks Ms. Patricia Stewart Mr. Edward Felte Frank & Alice Lennon Ms. Nancy Purcell Robert & Marybell Wheaton
Marcia Marsh Lucy Stockdell Katherine Guerrant Fields Ms. Frances Lewis Mr. & Mrs. Myron “Bud” Reinhart Steve & Amy Williams
Phyllis & Paul Galanti Anne & David Long David Richardson & Frances Holladay Mrs. Gaile Zfass
Barksdale Theatre Staff
Artistic Director.............................. Bruce Miller Managing Director.......................Phil Whiteway
In 1988, Alfred Uhry won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama for Driving
Miss Daisy. The original production also won the 1988 Outer Critics Artistic Administration Operations
Circle Award for best Off-Broadway play. This seemingly simple Production Manager......................................Ginnie Willard Controller.................................................Tracy Coogle, CPA
Production Management Assistant......Christina Griffin Accounting Manager.........................................Lucas Hall
play, with only three characters and minimal set requirements, takes Production Manager - Hanover Tavern....... Brad Tuggle Accounting Assistant................................. Sara Heifetz
on such weighty issues as prejudice, illiteracy, Civil Rights, anti- Assistant to the Artistic Director...........Janine Serresseque Assistant to the Managing Director.................. Brad Tuggle

Semitism, aging and elder care. It explores the role reversals of the Production Community Relations
child becoming the parent, the teacher becoming the student.
Technical Director.............................................Bruce Rennie Acting Development Director........................Lisa Freeman
Assistant Technical Director.............Wendy Vandergrift Annual Fund Manager.....................................Emily Cole
Master Carpenter................................................Hans Paul Events, Access and
The play spans twenty-five years, but oh, what tumultuous and Carpenter................................................. Doug Wilkinson Food Service Manager....................... Jennings Whiteway
important years those were! In 1948, the United States was just Carpentry Intern............Cory Collins, Andrew Mondak Business Development Manager..................... Tony Foley
Master Scenic Artist..................................Adam Dorland Director of Marketing...................................... Sara Marsden
emerging from the Great Depression and World War II. The nation Properties Master.......................................Rebecca Arney Publicist........................................................Judi Crenshaw
Scenic Artist and Props Intern.................. Valerie Baloga Internet Services Manager....... Jessica Printz Daugherty
was then gripped with the Cold War, anti-Communist sentiments Master Electrician..................................... Matt Landwehr Marketing Associate and
and the conflict in Korea. The Civil Rights movement was get- Sound Electrician........................................Derek Dumais Publications Manager............. Billy Christopher Maupin
Electrics Intern...............................................Ian Saunders Graphic Designer.......................................Kate Carpenter
ting underway. We lost a President, a Presidential candidate and a Technical Director - Hanover Tavern............ David Powers Group Sales Manager........................... Anna-Marie Epps
Civil Rights leader at the hands of assassins. And then the War in Costume Director..................................................Sue Griffin House Manager...............................................Jean Hartley
Asst. Costume Director..................................Sarah Grady Volunteer Coordinator/
Vietnam stirred the country’s emotions. These events changed our Cutter/Drapers................................ Marcia Miller Hailey, House Manager - Hanover Tavern..........Jeannie Kilgore
Margarette Joyner Facilty Manager - Willow Lawn......... Tom McGranahan
nation and shaped the ideals of its citizens. Costumer............................. Severine Charles, Lynn West Patron Services and
Community Relations Manager .........................Joy Ross
Shift Leaders...................Brian Baez, Jason Campbell,
Still, at the heart of this deceptive little play is a very simple con- Anna-Marie Epps, Brenda Meier
Box Office Associates............................ Albert Brown,
cept: the importance of friendship. The relationship between Daisy
Werthan and Hoke Coleburn emerges beyond that of driver and
Board of Erin Dabrowski, Nicholas Jiminez,
Hannah Miller, Andrea Ross, Janine Sears,
Alex Whiteway, Chloe Williams
passenger. They become friends, providing comfort and support Trustees
to each other as the world around them changes so dramatically. I
Donna Kelliher, President Bennett J. Fidlow
admire that relationship beyond words. How simple a thing it is, to
be someone’s friend. I hope that we are all fortunate enough to find Kevin Kilgore, Vice President John Moon
friendship to last throughout our lives, no matter how the world Carolyn Paulette, Secretary Kurt Negaard
changes. What a wonderful world it would be. Ted Soto, Treasurer Hon. J.T. “Jack” Ward

-- Joe Pabst Steven R. Williams

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