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It's a simple recipe:  Take time-honored, audience-tested, classic scripts, add incredibly talented and committed artists, stir gently, sprinkle in a bit of 21st Century technology, then sit back, get out of the way, and be enveloped by the magic that is live theatre.

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Meet the Cast of Driving Miss Daisy


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Mary Kay Fortier Spalding

Daisy Werthan

Since her youth Mary Kay has continued to pursue her life-long passion for the theatre. She has performed at a number of Minnesota and Wisconsin-based theatre companies including: Theatre-in-the-Round, Artistry, Gremlin Theatre, Lyric Arts, Lakeshore Players, Phipps Center for the Arts, and Festival Theatre.  Her more memorable roles include: Miss Mackay in The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, Mrs. Higgins in My Fair Lady, Abby Brewster in Arsenic and Old Lace, Marya in Uncle Vanya, Gail in Nickel and Dimed, Mrs. Boyle in The Mouse Trap, Betty Meeks in The Foreigner, Mother Maria Marthe in Lilies of the Field, Ghost of Christmas Past in A Christmas Carol, and Daisy in Driving Miss Daisy.  In addition to her onstage work Mary Kay has appeared in several independent films, most notably, Robert in the Bedroom, which was selected by the Twin Cities Film Festival.  She has also appeared in two feature films:  Cold November, shot in and around Hibbing, MN and Memorial Day, with James Cromwell, which is shown annually on Memorial Day on the CW cable network.

A graduate of UMD with a BFA in Acting and Directing, she retired from St. Paul Public Schools.  She now works as a freelance actor, commercial, voiceover and print talent.  Between engagements, Mary Kay spends as much time as possible with children and grandchildren at the cabin in Northern Minnesota.

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Eric Wood

Hoke Coleburn

Eric’s involvement in theater spans some 35 years following his early participation in church drama ministry.  He has appeared with numerous theatre companies throughout the Twin City Metro area and western Wisconsin.  These companies include: Phipps Center for the Arts, Jon Hassler Theater, Machine Dreams, Inc., War Plays Project, ZAM Theater, Minnesota Shakes Company, Bridge Theater, and Starting Gate Productions.  Some of his favorite roles are: Crooks in Of Mice and Men, Thomas Thurman in Good Boys, Ensemble in Pangea’s production of Sexuality and Aging, and, especially, Hoke in Driving Miss Daisy.  In addition to performing, Eric also writes and is currently working on 2 original plays.  He retired from teaching after 25 years with St. Paul Public Schools and is enjoying life with his wife, Kathy.

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Dann Peterson

Boolie Werthan

Dann has been active as both actor and director for various theatre companies for over 40 years; these companies include Theatre-in-the-Round (TRP), Bloomington Civic Theatre (BCT), 20% Theatre Company, Freshwater Theatre, Paul Bunyan Playhouse, Cross Community Players, Off Broadway Musical Theatre, Park Square Theatre, St. Croix Valley Summer Theatre, Heritage Theatre, Hasting Community Theatre, Fifty-Foot Penguin, The Chimera and Edyth Bush Theatres. He has also appeared on stages in Chicago, Oberlin, OH, and others throughout the Midwest. Some of his favorite roles include C.S. Lewis in Shadowlands, St. John Quartermaine in Quartermaine’s Terms, Uncle Vanya in Uncle Vanya, Mr. Maraczek in She Loves Me, F.D.R. in Annie, Norman in The Dresser, Henry Higgins in both My Fair Lady and Pygmalion, Dr. Treves in The Elephant Man, Brian in Shadow Box, Michael in Boys in the Band, Frank in Educating Rita, and Major General Stanley in Pirates of Penzance. Dann has directed over 60 school productions and almost as many community theatre productions. Some of his favorite directorial productions include Godspell, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat, Born Yesterday, Lost in Yonkers, Arsenic and Old Lace, Dickens' A Christmas Carol, Jeeves Intervenes, You Can't Take it With You, Hay Fever, How the Other Half Loves, Wild Oats, My Fair Lady and Oklahoma. A graduate of Augsburg College in Minneapolis with a Master in Theatre Arts from Northwestern University in Chicago, he retired from teaching after 34 years with the Roseville School District as an English teacher and Drama Director. He now works as a freelance actor, director, and commercial talent.