From left, Glen Sukyer (Boolie), Lorus Hawbecker (Daisy) and Ed Walker Jr. (Hoke), under the direction of David Middleton, take the stage in Island Community Theatre’s production of “Driving Miss Daisy.”
TREASURE ISLAND – “Driving Miss Daisy” will be the Island Community Theatre’s 2005-2006 season opening production at the Catherine Hickman Theater. The show will be presented Friday and Saturday, Oct. 7 and 8, 8 p.m.; Thursday, Oct. 13, through Saturday, Oct. 15, 8 p.m. Matinees are Sundays, Oct. 9 and 16, at 1:30 p.m.,
Alfred Uhry’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play is set in the South. Daisy Werthan, a rich sharp-tounged Jewish retired schoolteacher in her early 70s has demolished a number of her cars and her son insists that she have a chauffeur.
The story spans about 25 years and the two, despite their mutual differences, grow close and depend on each other.
Tickets are $12 and are on sale at Books and Bagels, 138 107th Ave., Treasurer Island; Eileen’s Resale Boutique, 5401 Gulfport Blvd., Gulfport; and Simply Perfect, 399 Corey Ave., St. Pete Beach. Tickets also are on sale at the door. Call 345-1474. The theater is at 5501 27th Ave. S.