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Actors' Shakespeare Project

How I Learned To Drive

Calderwood Pavilion, 527 Tremont Street

Check your mirrors, place your hands at ten-and-two, and experience one of the greatest American plays ever written.

Actors’ Shakespeare Project continues our American Bards series with a title from one of the greatest living American playwrights: Paula Vogel.

Winner of the 1998 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and nominated for the 2022 Tony Award for Best Revival, How I Learned To Drive puts us behind the wheel of a ‘56 Chevy with our protagonist, Li’l Bit, as she looks back on her rocky journey from adolescence to adulthood. Fasten your seatbelts as she navigates dark family secrets, teenage growing pains, and her turbulent relationship with her Uncle Peck. (Recommended 17+)

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Check your mirrors, place your hands at ten-and-two, and experience one of the greatest American plays ever written.

Actors’ Shakespeare Project continues our American Bards series with a title from one of the greatest living American playwrights: Paula Vogel.

Winner of the 1998 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and nominated for the 2022 Tony Award for Best Revival, How I Learned To Drive puts us behind the wheel of a ‘56 Chevy with our protagonist, Li’l Bit, as she looks back on her rocky journey from adolescence to adulthood. Fasten your seatbelts as she navigates dark family secrets, teenage growing pains, and her turbulent relationship with her Uncle Peck. (Recommended 17+)

Duration

1 hour 40 minutes with NO intermission

Suitable Ages: 17+

 

CONTENT ADVISORY: The subject matter of this production includes mature themes, such as sexual abuse, grooming, and coarse language. Recommended for audience members 17+, but parental discretion may vary. Learn more at ASP’s website.

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Actors’ Shakespeare Project is proud to announce that How I Learned To Drive has been awarded our second-ever “Critics’ Pick” selection by the Boston Theater Critics Association!
Learn more about the BTCA here.

Calderwood Pavilion/BCA, 527 Tremont St

The Calderwood Pavilion contains the Wimberly Theatre, the Roberts Studio Theatre, the Carol G. Deane Hall, and the Nicholas Martin Hall. You should navigate to the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA if you are seeing a show in any of those aforementioned spaces.

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