Paula Vogel's award winning off-Broadway play, How I Learned to Drive , which has received ubiquitous national stagings, now gets a mounting at The Florida Studio Theatre in Sarasota, June 29 - July 17.
How I Learned to Drive, which won the 1998 Pulitzer Prize, tells of a young girl who develops an incestuous relationship with her uncle.
The comedy-drama is directed by Victoria Holloway.
During its run at the Century Theatre in 1997, How I Learned to Drive won the 1997 Obie Award, Drama Desk Award, Outer Critics Circle Award, New York Drama Critics Circle Award, Lucille Lortel Awards and Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Vogel's plays have been produced all over the world including Canada, Brazil and Chile. Most recently, her The Mineola Twins ran at the Roundabout Theatre's 0ff-Broadway Laura Pels space. Other Vogel works include The Baltimore Waltz and Desdemona.
For tickets and information on How I Learned To Drive at Florida Studio Theatre call (941) 366-9000. -- By Sean McGrath