Paula Vogel's award winning off-Broadway play, How I Learned to Drive , which has received ubiquitous national stagings, now gets a munting at North Carolina's Charlotte Repertory Theater, May 12-23.
How I Learned to Drive, which won the 1998 Pulitzer Prize, tells of a young girl who develops an inappropriate relationship with her uncle.
The comedy-drama is directed by Charlotte Rep artistic director Steve Umberger.
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 play The Mineola Twins opened at the Roundabout Theatre's 0ff- Broadway Laura Pels space.
For tickets and information on How I Learned To Drive at Charlotte Rep's Booth Playhouse call (704) 372-1000. -- By David Lefkowitz