Photo Flash: First Look at Sandy Duncan and Kevyn Morrow in North Carolina Theatre's DRIVING MISS DAISY

North Carolina Theatre (NCT), the region's premier producer of professional Broadway shows, is excited to announce that Sandy Duncan has been cast in the title role of Driving Miss Daisy, playing Fletcher Auditorium in the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts, May 2-11, 2014. Check out a first look below!

Sandy Duncan has had an illustrious stage career that spans five decades, making her debut performance at age 12 in The Dallas Summer Musicals production of The King and I. She earned rave reviews with her starring role in the Broadway revival of Peter Pan, for which she was nominated for a Tonyâ Award. Other Tonyâ Award nominations include her roles in Canterbury Tales and The Boyfriend. Additional stage credits; Broadway's My One and Only and Chicago, Circle Mirror Transformation at the George St Playhouse, Becky's New Car at Theater Aspen and A Body of Water at The Old Globe Theater, as well as The Music Man, Finian's Rainbow and The Sound of Music (all New York City Center). Sandy is widely recognized for her television roles such as in The Hogan Family and an iconic string of ads as the Wheat Thins Spokesperson. She has appeared in a myriad of other film and TV roles, receiving two Emmyâ nominations for her work as "Sandy Stockton" in Funny Face and "Missy Ann Reynolds" in Roots.

Directing the show will be Eric Woodall, whose credits include North Carolina Theatre's Steel Magnolias, Theatre Raleigh's August: Osage County. He is a current Resident Director of Mamma Mia! and a casting director with Tara Rubin Casting. Some of Eric's Broadway shows and national tours include: Bullets Over Broadway, Billy Elliot, Jersey Boys, Big Fish, Aladdin, Young Frankenstein, and Phantom of the Opera. Woodall is a Benson, North Carolina native.

Photo Credit: Curtis Brown

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