The 50th Anniversary production of William Gibson's Tony Award(r) winning THE MIRACLE WORKER, directed by Kate Whoriskey and starring Academy Award(r) nominee Abigail Breslin and Tony Award(r) nominee Alison Pill, plays its first performance tonight, Friday, February 12, ahead of a Wednesday, March 3 opening at Circle in the Square Theatre (235 West 50 Street).
Staged in the round for the first time ever, THE MIRACLE WORKER also stars Golden Globe(r) and Emmy Award(r) nominee Matthew Modine, Jennifer Morrison , and Tony Award(r) winner Elizabeth Franz, with Tobias Segal, Daniel Orsekes, Michael Cummings, Simone Joy Jones, Yvette Ganier and Lance Chantiles-Wertz.
Set in Tuscumbia, Alabama in the 1880s, THE MIRACLE WORKER tells the story of the young Helen Keller, who became blind and deaf after a childhood illness, and the extraordinary woman, Annie Sullivan, who taught her to communicate with the world.
Get a special behind-the-scenes sneak peek of THE MIRACLE WORKER with the new teaser trailer, featuring interviews with the stars and director: http://www.miracleworkeronbroadway.com/.
Scenic design is by Derek McLane, costume design is by Paul Tazewell, lighting design is by Kenneth Posner, original music & sound design is by Rob Milburn & Michael Bodeen, hair design is by Charles LaPointe, and physical coaching & movement is by Lee Sher.
THE MIRACLE WORKER is produced by David Richenthal, Eric Falkenstein, Randall L. Wreghitt, Barbara & Buddy Freitag/Dan Frishwasser, Joseph J. Grano, Jr., Mallory Factor, Cheryl Lachowicz, Martha Falkenberg, Bruce J. Carusi & Susan Altamore Carusi, Lynn Shaw, David & Sheila Lehrer; in association with Connie Bartlow Kristan, Jamie deRoy/Remmel T. Dickinson and associate producers Rosalind Productions, Inc. and Patty Baker/Anna Czekaj.
TICKETS AND SCHEDULE INFORMATION
THE MIRACLE WORKER tickets are $117.00 (including $2.00 facility charge) and are available by calling Telecharge at 212-239-6200, visiting www.telecharge.com<http://www.telecharge.com> or in person at Circle in the Square Theatre box office at 235 West 50 Street. Group sales tickets may be purchased by calling 212-239-6262 / 800-432-7780.
Previews from Friday, February 12 - Saturday, February 27, 2010:
Monday - Saturday evenings at 8p, Wednesday and Saturday matinees at 2p. No performances Sunday.
Week of March 1, 2010:
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday at 8p. Sunday evening at 7p. Opening night curtain Wednesday, March 3 at 6:30p. No performance Thursday, March 4. Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2p.
Beginning week of March 8, 2010: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 7p,Friday and Saturday at 8p, Wednesday and Saturday matinees at 2p. Sunday matinees at 3p. Dark Monday.
Photo credit: Walter McBride