The Miracle Worker: A Play in Three Acts

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Drama / 7m, 7f / Unit set Immortalized onstage and screen by Anne Bancroft and Patty Duke, this classic tells the story of Annie Sullivan and her student, blind and mute Helen Keller. The Miracle Worker dramatizes the volatile relationship between the lonely teacher and her charge. Trapped in a secret, silent world, unable to communicate, Helen is violent, spoiled, almost sub-human and treated by her family as such. Only Annie realizes that there is a mind and spirit waiting to be rescued from the dark, tortured silence. With scenes of intense physical and emotional dynamism, Annie's success with Helen finally comes with the utterance of a single, glorious word: "water". "Interesting, absorbing and moving." - New York Post

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Deaf, blind, and mute twelve-year-old Helen Keller was like a wild animal. Scared out of her wits but still murderously strong, she clawed and struggled against all who tried to help her. Half-blind herself but blessed with fanatical dedication, Annie Sullivan began a titanic struggle to release the young girl from the terrifying prison of eternal darkness and silence.

"An emotional earthquake ... a magnificent drama. A play with the power to wrench the heart." -- New York Mirror.

"Really and truly powerful, hair-raising, spine-tingling, touching and just plain wonderful!" -- New York Herald Tribune.

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Deaf, blind, and mute twelve-year-old Helen  Keller was like a wild animal. Scared out of her wits  but still murderously strong, she clawed and  struggled against all who tried to help her.  Half-blind herself but blessed with fanatical dedication,  Annie Sullivan began a titanic struggle to release  the young girl from the terrifying prison of  eternal darkness and silence.

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