Minneapolis High School is proud to present the Tony Award and Academy Award winning drama, The Miracle Worker, by William Gibson on Friday and Saturday, March 9th and 10th at 7:30 pm in the MJSHS auditorium. Admission will be $2.00 for students and $4.00 for adults. The play is presented with special permission from Samuel French.
The nonfiction play is based on the biography of Anne Sullivan and the autobiography of Helen Keller.
Blind and deaf after suffering a terrible fever as a baby, young Helen Keller is unable to communicate, leaving her frustrated and occasionally violent. As a last chance before she is institutionalized, her parents contact a school for the blind, which sends half-blind Annie Sullivan who gradually forms a bond with Helen and shows her ways of reaching others.
Following is the cast and crew list.
Annie Sullivan-Taton Smith
Helen Keller-Zoey Rankin
Captain Arthur Keller-Matthew Campbell
Kate Keller-Kalee Probasco
James Keller-Clayton Goddard
Aunt Ev Keller-Claire Lichtenwalter
Dr. Anagnos-Tre-Vaughn Thomas
Dr. Howe-Darius Lyne
Jimmy Sullivan-Dakota Davis
Almshouse Director-Nick Harding
Crone/Blind Girl-Emma Hueser
Crone/Blind Girl-Jordan Bell
Vagrant/Plantation Worker-Blaine Michelson
Vagrant/Plantation Worker-Clayton Tunison
Felipe Contreras, Backstage
Bridget Lott, Sound
D.J. Green, Lights
William Clever, Spotlight