The Miracle Worker

By Kenny Kiratli

Kenny Kiratli ('17) attends Northwestern University.

Posted: October 22, 2015

Fall play opens tonight

Story by Kenny Kiratli. Photos by Luke Frazier.

The Minnehaha Academy Players are set to debut their fall show “The Miracle Worker” tonight at 7 p.m. The show follows a young Helen Keller as she learns to communicate with the help of her teacher, Annie Sullivan.

Unlike conventional theater setups, “The Miracle Worker” will be performed backstage in a black-box, theater-in-the-round setting, where audience members are seated around the action to create a more intimate environment.

Helen Keller will be played by sophomore Greta Hallberg and Annie Sullivan by senior Margot Leiner.

Four shows are scheduled for this weekend: one tonight at 7:30 p.m., one Friday at 7:30 p.m. and two Saturday at 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday’s 2 p.m. matinee performance will feature a post-show cast Q&A.

Tickets, sold at the door, are priced at $5 for students and $10 for adults.

 

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