How i learned to drive theatre name: century center for the performing arts address: 111 east 15th street, new york, ny 10003 production details. Stage one, inc presents how i learned to drive by paula vogel directed by michael stalsberg october 11, 12, 13, 19, & 20 at 7:30 pm 14 & 21 at 2 pm. While uncle peck volunteers to teach his niece “lil bit” how to drive for the first time, he warns her about certain dangers in the world not only does her uncle. Produced by odurep things look very different in the rear-view mirror how i learned to drive tells the story of a woman's passage from adolescence to. How i learned to drive (1997) follows the flawed but powerful relationship between li'l bit and her uncle peck told through a collection of memories, this play.
Drive, she said paula vogel's pulitzer prize-winner, brilliantly realized by cary m mazer how i learned to drive philadelphia theatre company, plays. Tcg books will soon release the first stand-alone version of paula vogel's seminal 1997 play how i learned to drive (pre-order here) in which. How i learned to drive by paula vogel directed by amber paige mcginnis round house theatre october 10 – november 4, 2018 buy-tickets-button.
How i learned to drive by paula vogel presented by: round house theatre wed, october 10 thru sun, november 4 $30-$55 buy tickets call 240-644-1100 . How i learned to drive synopsis how i learned to drive begins with li'l bit speaking to the audience as an adult she introduces us to the opening scene. Rural maryland, 1960s from behind the wheel of a '56 chevy, a woman named li'l bit navigates the tangled boulevards of her adolescence, reflecting on her. How i learned to drive on the evjue stage by paula vogel directed by suzan kurry february 27 - march 14, 2015 on the evjue stage paula vogel's pulitzer. How i learned to drive, which premiered in 1997, was a pulitzer prize winner and a pioneering drama for its examination of pedophilia and sexual abuse.
A story of boundaries, personal agency, and how hindsight is not always 20/20, how i learned to drive has earned its place in the contemporary american. How i learned to drive us on the many car rides, and gives us word messages about the actions and how each scene is located within the oral narrative. In a time when american culture has seemingly lost its tolerance for ambiguity, a production of paula vogel's 1997 play how i learned to drive can be both.
Paula vogel takes a different approach in 'how i learned to drive,' and you can see the results in the fsu/asolo conservatory's current. A conversation with paula vogel and david morse about their play, how i learned to drive. In the opening scene of paula vogel's how i learned to drive, we see a predator and his prey sitting side by side in a car he's in his 40s.
Paula vogel's plays have been performed at theatres such as the lortel theatre and circle repertory in new york, the american repertory theatre, the. Emily k harrison and mark collins star in square product theatre's presentation of how i learned to drive (jun akiyama / courtesy photo. A deeply compassionate look at how we are shaped by the people who hurt us, how i learned to drive masterfully veers in and out of personal memory and.
How i learned to drive is a play written by the american playwright paula vogel the play premiered on march 16, 1997, off-broadway at the vineyard theatre. Paula vogel: an evening with the pulitzer prize-winning playwright of how i learned to drive paula vogel's acclaimed play is returning to new york. Paula vogel's “how i learned to drive” explores the complex relationship between a young woman and an older man, as she progresses from innocence to. Li'l bit, age seventeen, is learning how to drive from a man that finds her attractive —her uncle peck join theatre ndsu as we explore this magical, dark, funny,.