Cover of the sheet music for President Lincoln's Funeral March by F. Mack. Washingtoniana Division, DC Public Library.

Music of the Lincoln Assassination

This is the latest in a series of posts by Remembering Lincoln Digital Collection partner institutions, discussing the items they are contributing to the project and the impact of the Lincoln assassination in their locales. In the immediate wake of President Abraham Lincoln’s death in the early morning hours of April 15, 1865, the calamitous course of events…

Craig Wallace as Hoke and Nancy Robinette as Daisy in the Ford’s Theatre production of “Driving Miss Daisy,” directed by Jennifer L. Nelson. Photo by Scott Suchman.

“Driving Miss Daisy” Theatrical Trailer

Nancy Robinette and Craig Wallace star as Daisy and Hoke in the Ford’s Theatre production of Driving Miss Daisy. Watch our new theatrical trailer and get of glimpse of why called the show “perfectly cast!” Driving Miss Daisy must close on Oct. 26, 2014. Learn more about the play and get tickets at:

Nancy Robinette and Craig Wallace photographed for the Ford’s Theatre production of Driving Miss Daisy (Sept. 26-Oct. 26, 2014). Read more about the  car, 1948 Packard provided by private owner Jack Osborne from LaPlata, MD. Photo by Scott Suchman.

Driving Miss Daisy: Meet the characters

Though Driving Miss Daisy has a cast of only three, playwright Alfred Uhry creates a rich world of characters living in Atlanta at mid-century. Many other friends, historical figures, former employers and the like are referenced throughout the script. We’ve highlighted the key on- and offstage players here, who create context for the relationship that…

Photo of Jennifer L. Nelson

Video Interview: Daisy Director Jennifer L. Nelson

Director Jennifer L. Nelson returns to the Ford’s Theatre for the first time since 2012 to direct this season’s production of Driving Miss Daisy. Jennifer sat down with us to talk about the unlikely relationship that evolves between an older Jewish woman and her African-American chauffeur in Alfred Uhry’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play. Watch our exclusive…