Cinnabar proudly opens its next production: Driving Miss Daisy runs at Sonoma County’s beloved professional theater through November 2

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Driving Miss Daisy is generously underwritten by Dick and Edith Kapash with Frank Schomer. The creative team features Nathan Cummings (director), Wayne Hovey (scenery and lights), Lisa Eldredge (costumes), Joe Winkler (sound), and Cinnabar is proud to announce the addition of original music by Jonathan Beard (composer).

“A sought after composer in Los Angeles, Jonathan is a Sonoma County native who grew up coming to Cinnabar,” said Artistic Director Elly Lichenstein. “He’s worked with the Colorado Symphony, the St. Lawrence String Quartet, the LA Master Chorale, and other respected organizations as well as on television and film. He’s been nominated for an NAACP Theater Award for the score he created to this show for Sierra Madre Playhouse. We are pleased to welcome him home and proud to include his music in our production as well.”

When an elderly widow crashes her car, her son insists that she hire a driver – and the result is a unique friendship formed across the barriers of class and race. Driving Miss Daisy became a huge success on stage and on film. Alfred Uhry’s poignant script won the Pulitzer Prize, the Golden Globe, and the Academy Award on its way to becoming an American classic. The talented cast for this show features Cinnabar favorite Laura Jorgensen, Dorian Lockett from Of Mice & Men, and popular performer John Browning. Come for a ride with Cinnabar to see the heartwarming and humorous show that has delighted millions of people around the world.

Tickets are $25 for adults and $15 for ages 21 and under, with special $9 seats for middle- and high-school students on October 17. Reserve seats online at any time by visiting cinnabartheater.org, or call the box office at 707-763-8920 between 10:00 AM and 3:00 PM on weekdays. Tickets may also be available at the door, but reservations are recommended as Cinnabar’s shows often sell out.

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Driving Miss Daisy

 

WHO:

Cinnabar Theater, the beloved professional theater in Sonoma County

 

WHAT:

Driving Miss Daisy

Come for a ride with Cinnabar to see the heartwarming and humorous show that has delighted millions of people around the world.

Written by Alfred Uhry / Directed by Nathan Cummings

Starring Laura Jorgensen, Dorian Lockett, and John Browning

 

WHERE:

Cinnabar Theater, 3333 Petaluma Blvd. North, Petaluma, CA 94952

 

WHEN:

Friday, October 17 @ 8 PM

Saturday, October 18 @ 8 PM

Sunday, October 19 @ 2 PM

Friday, October 24 @ 8 PM

Saturday, October 25 @ 8 PM

Sunday, October 26 @ 2 PM

Saturday, November 1 @ 2 PM

Saturday, November 2 @ 8 PM

Sunday, November 2 @ 2 PM

 

HOW MUCH:

$9 for junior-high and high-school students (October 17 only)

$15 for ages 21 and under

$25 for adults

 

TICKETS:

707-763-8920 or www.cinnabartheater.org

Buy online at anytime… or call between 10:00 AM and 3:00 PM on weekdays. Tickets may also be available at the door, but reservations are recommended!

 

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