The Miracle Worker
by Warehouse Living Arts Center
Aug. 18 - Aug. 19
The Miracle Worker is the story of Helen Keller who lost her sight and hearing after an illness at the age of 19 months.ody. She is a lively and healthy little girl who is locked inside her body. The play is set in Alabama in the last decade before the 20th century. Helen's desperate parents are unable to communicate with her and hire Annie Sullivan, a troubled young woman who has been training as a teacher of the deaf, to teach Helen.
AUDITION ANNOUNCEMENT The Miracle Worker by William Gibson is our next mainstage production. Directed by John S. Davies.
*Auditions will be held in our Terry Fator Studio (red door across from the Palace Theatre).
Pt. II Auditions:August 18th, 2023 @ 6:30PMAugust 19th @ 2:30PM
The roles of Helen Keller and Annie Sullivan have been cast. These auditions are for remaining cast members. Check out details about the show, audition forms, and important info. here: https://www.thewlac.com/auditions---the-miracle-worker...
|Auditions Part 2
Friday, Aug 18 at 6:30 pm
Saturday, Aug 19 at 2:30 pm
Helen and Annie have already been cast. Auditions for the rest of the cast will be held in the Fator Studio (red door in parking lot). The script is available at the theater to check out (box office open Wed-Fri, Noon-5pm) or you can watch one of the movie versions, preferably the original with Patty Duke and Anne Bancroft, which tracks the script pretty closely.
If callbacks are required they will be on Sunday, Aug 20 at 2:30pm.
The play goes into rehearsal at the beginning of September and runs from Oct 17 through the 22. Audition sheets will be available at the theatre or you can
Download Below. Note there is one for adults (18 & up) and one for youth (under 18 that require a parents signature):
This is a very physical play with lots of dialogue. The best preparation for auditioning for this play would be to watch one of the movie versions. You'll be able to find it with an internet search.
CAST OF CHARACTERS: AGES ARE APPROXIMATE
A Doctor-age 40s to 50s. One scene at the beginning of the play.
Anagnos- age 40s to 50s. Appears in several scenes early in the play. Annie Sullivan’s teacher at the Perkins School for the Blind. He is Greek and should have a bit of a European accent.
The same actor may play both the Doctor and Anagnos.
Kate Keller-age 30s. White. Helen’s mother. Appears throughout the play. She is willing to do almost anything to help her daughter.
Captain Keller-age 40s. White. Helen’s father. Appears throughout the play. He is a newspaper editor and has a hard time seeing how Helen can be helped.
James Keller-age late teens-20s. White. Appears throughout the play. Captain Keller’s son from his first marriage. Cynical and smart, he doesn’t believe Annie can help.
Aunt Ev-age 40s to 50s. White. Several scenes. Captain Keller’s older sister. She is sympathetic but tends to be judgmental.
Viney-age 30s to 50s. The Keller’s cook and house servant. She appears in several scenes. The script calls for an African-American but she could also be White.
Martha and Percy-age 8-14. Children of the Keller’s servants. They play with Helen in one scene early in the play and Percy has another scene with Helen and Annie later in the play. Again, the script calls for them to be African-American but they could also be White.
Several girls between 8-14 who play students at the Perkins School (i.e. they are blind) One scene early in the play. Any race.
“The Miracle Worker” is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals on behalf of Samuel French, Inc. www.concordtheatricals.com