Photo Flash: Angela Lansbury Makes a Koala Friend Down Under

The Australian Premiere of Alfred Uhry's Pulitzer Prize-winning classic play Driving Miss Daisy will be held on Saturday, February 9, 2013 at The Playhouse, QPAC, Brisbane. The production stars two of the world's greatest living actors- five-time Tony Award and three-time Academy Award nominee Angela Lansbury and two-time Tony Award winner and Academy Award winner James Earl Jones, alongside four-time Tony Award winner Boyd Gaines. In here free time, Lansbury cuddled up with a koala named 'Mr. Wisely' at the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary. Check out the adorable photo as featured on Visit Brisbane's Facebook page below!

The Brisbane Premiere season of Driving Miss Daisy, which has almost sold out, will be followed by seasons in Sydney (from March 1), Melbourne (from April 5) and Adelaide (from May 17).

A timeless American play, which inspired the beloved Academy Award-winning film, Driving Miss Daisy tells the affecting story of the decades-long relationship between an elderly Southern Jewish woman, Daisy Werthan, and her compassionate African-American chauffeur, Hoke Colburn. Their iconic tale of pride, changing times and the transformative power of friendship has warmed the hearts of millions worldwide.

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