An unlikely friendship

From left are Tracy McAdams as Boolie, Renee Caserta as Miss Daisy and Romeo Eggleton as Daisy’s chauffeur, Hoke. They are the cast of “Driving Miss Daisy” at Bucyrus Little Theatre, 130 Songer Ave., Bucyrus. Evening performances are 7:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday and March 14 and 15. Matinees are at 2:30 p.m. Sunday and March 16.

Set in the Deep South of 1948, before the civil rights movement, the drama follows Daisy Werthan, a wealthy widow. Having recently demolished a car, Daisy is informed by her son, Boolie, he has hired a chauffeur to safely transport her. Filling the position is a thoughtful African American man, Hoke. Despite initial tensions between Miss Daisy and Hoke, the two grow closer and co-dependent. The times and circumstances require their friendship to remain private, though.

Scott Painter is directing. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students. Call (419) 562-0731.