Great Performances

Driving Miss Daisy

Season 42 Episode 18 | 1h 23m 30s

Tony Award winners Angela Lansbury, James Earl Jones and Boyd Gaines star in the Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Alfred Uhry, which was a hit on Broadway in 2010. The play is a timeless, searing, funny, and ultimately hopeful meditation on race relations in America, told through the complex relationship between a Jewish widow and an African American man who works has her chauffeur.

Aired: 07/17/15

Expired: 08/15/15

Rating: NR

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