THE MIRACLE WORKER's Matthew Modine To Visit LX New York Tonight
Golden Globe Award® winner and Emmy Award® nominee Matthew Modine (the film Short Cuts, "And the Band Played On"), now making his Broadway debut in THE MIRACLE WORKER, will visit the WNBC "LX New York" studio live TODAY, Thursday, March 25 in the 5:00p half hour.
"LX New York" airs daily from 5:00 - 6:00p.m. on WNBC, Channel 4 in the New York Metropolitan area and New Jersey.
The first Broadway revival of William Gibson's Tony Award® winning play is in previews at Circle in the Square Theatre (235 West 50th Street), where it will officially open next Wednesday, March 3rd.
Staged in the round for the first time, THE MIRACLE WORKER also stars Academy Award® nominee Abigail Breslin (Little Miss Sunshine), Tony Award® nominee Alison Pill (Broadway's The Lieutenant of Inishmore, film Milk), Jennifer Morrison (Fox series "House," film Star Trek), Tony Award® winner Elizabeth Franz (Death of a Salesman) and features Tobias Segal, Daniel Oreskes, 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.
THE MIRACLE WORKER features scenic design by Derek McLane, costume design by Paul Tazewell, lighting design by Kenneth Posner, original music and sound design by Rob Milburn & Michael Bodeen, hair design by Charles LaPointe, and physical coaching and movement 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 and Jamie deRoy/Remmel T. Dickinson.
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