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Bunbury Theatre gets into gear with its next production Driving Miss Daisy, set to open starting Friday.  

Driving Miss Daisy will take place Oct. 12-14, 18-21, and 25-27 at 7:30 p.m. each night.  Matinees are to happen Oct. 14, 21, and 28 at 2:30 p.m. each day.  All performances will happen at the Henry Clay Theatre, located in the Henry Clay building at 604 S. Third Street in Old Louisville.

Tickets for each show are $21 for adults, $18 for senior citizens,and $10 for students and children.  All tickets can be purchased at the door or through Bunbury Theatre's website.

Driving Miss Daisy focuses on the relationship between Daisy Werthan, a widowed 72-year-old who is delcared too old to drive, and her driver Hoke Coleburn, an African-American, in 1950s Georgia.  The two begin as difficult and hostile toward each other, but each eventually grow their relationship into one of friendship that goes beyond any social boundaries they may face.

The show features Della Brown, Clyde Tyrone Harper, and Tony Prince.  Jon Huffman directed Driving Miss Daisy.

Following Driving Miss Daisy, Bunbury Theatre will present The Last Hanukkah Christmas?, which will take place in December.

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