‘How I Learned to Drive’ concludes our season


KNOW Theatre will finish its 2021-22 season with a production of Paula Vogel’s Pulitzer Prize-winning drama “How I Learned to Drive” from June 10-26.

The funny, surprising and devastating tale of survival follows the troubling relationship between a teen called Li’l Bit (Anna Simek) and her Uncle Peck (Joe Hoffmann). As Li’l Bit learns the rules of the road, she also finds out about life’s complications and heartbreaks. Costarring as the “Greek chorus” portraying all other characters are Vito Longo, Kirsten Whistle and Lori Wilmont. Directing the production is Samantha Rose.

Performances for “How I Learned to Drive” will be at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays from June 10-26. Tickets are $25 ($20 for seniors; $15 for students); purchase at knowtheatre.org. A pay-what-you-can night will be offered at 8 p.m. Thursday, June 16.

Season sponsors are Stephen & Amy Smyk. Sponsoring “How I Learned to Drive” is a KNOW Patron.

KNOW Theatre follows federal, state, and local health and safety guidelines at its venues. We use the CDC’s COVID-19 Community Level report, updated weekly on Thursday, as our guide to our mask policy for performances. If Broome County is listed as being a “low” or “moderate” risk area, then masks are recommended, but not required. If Broome County is listed as a “high” risk area, then masks will be required at all times during performances.