Driving Miss Daisy: Film Takes Backseat to Playhouse’s Live Production

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by Lorraine Payette, written May 22, 2014

(Gananoque, ON) The results are in, and the Thousand Islands Playhouse production of Driving Miss Daisy is an all out winner. Playing to a sold-out house on opening night, the play received ecstatic and excited reviews from audience members.

“I thoroughly enjoyed it,” said Lois Creed of Dexter, NY. “It was so much better than the movie. Hollywood made it into a cute little comedy, but the play is so much more than that. The people were real, the experiences were real. I felt like I’d known them all my life.” – to read more>


TI Playhouse Takes a Road Trip through Time with “Driving Miss Daisy”

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by Lorraine Payette, written May 7, 2014

“I don’t want you. I don’t need you. And I don’t like you saying I’m rich…” (MD)

“You can’t drive, but you probably do a lot of things I can’t do. It’ll all work out…” (H)

“Wait, you’re speeding – I see it!” (MD)

“We ain’t doing but 19 miles an hour…” (H)

– Miss Daisy and Hoke from “Driving Miss Daisy”

(Gananoque, ON) Prepare to laugh, cry and be completely delighted as the Thousand Islands Playhouse opens the 2014 season with a heart-warming ride through time in their production of the Pulitzer Prize winning play, “Driving Miss Daisy.” Starring Nicola Lipman as Miss Daisy Werthan, Walter Borden as her chauffeur Hoke Colburn, and Brian Linds as her long suffering son, Boolie, this is the perfect way to warm up after a long, tiring winter. While Borden and Linds are making their debut at the Playhouse, local theatre goers will remember Lipman from her amazing performance in “No Great Mischief” during the Playhouse’s 2013 season. – to read more>