Skip Navigation
John Golden Theatre

Driving Miss Daisy

This show has closed.

Browse more shows you may also be interested in.

Driving Miss Daisy, John Golden Theatre, NYC Show Poster
John Golden Theatre

252 West 45th Street
New York, NY 10036

1hr. 30mins
0 Intermission
Important Dates
On Sale
Sep 09, 2010
Oct 07, 2010
Oct 25, 2010
Apr 09, 2011
Find a Hotel
Get the best deals with our selection of hotels in the theater district
Book Now
Gift Cards
Give the gift of Broadway
Buy Now


What Is the Story of Driving Miss Daisy?
Driving Miss Daisy is the simple yet moving story of the 25-year relationship between Daisy Werthan, a well-to-do Jewish widow in postwar Atlanta, and her African-American chauffeur, Hoke Coleburn. At the beginning of the play, Miss Daisy is strenuously opposed to her son Boolie’s notion of hiring a driver, but a car accident has left her uninsurable, so she reluctantly agrees. As the play progresses from 1948 to 1973, we see how these two very different people become each other’s closest companion and confidantes.