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St. Jacobs Country Playhouse

The Miracle Worker

The Remarkable True Story

April 24 – May 12, 2019

By William Gibson

Based on the extraordinary true story of Helen Keller and her determined teacher Annie Sullivan, this inspiring Tony Award®-winning play has moved generations of theatregoers and become a world-renowned classic.

Young Helen Keller, who has been blind, deaf, and mute since infancy, is trapped in a secret, silent world, unable to communicate. Frustrated, lonely, and violent, Helen is in danger of being sent to an institution. In desperation, her parents seek help from the Perkins Institute, which sends them Annie Sullivan to tutor their volatile daughter. Annie soon realizes there is a mind and spirit waiting to be rescued from the dark ... but will she be able to teach her troubled student to communicate and bring her into the world at last?

Journey from darkness to light as this powerful saga of perseverance comes to life on stage.