Kentwood Players Presents THE MIRACLE WORKER, Now thru June 16



Kentwood Players presents THE MIRACLE WORKER by William Gibson from tonight, May 11 to June 16, 2012 on Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00pm and Sundays at 2:00pm at the Westchester Playhouse, located at 8301 Hindry Avenue in Westchester (LA 90045). Adapted from William Gibson's 1957 Playhouse 90 teleplay of the same name, THE MIRACLE WORKER is based on Helen Keller's autobiography "The Story of My Life" and won several Tony Awards including Best Play. The production is directed by Shawn K. Summerer and produced by Alison Mattiza and Elizabeth Summerer by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc., New York City.

Set in Alabama in the 1880s, this classic tells the inspiring true story of Annie Sullivan and her student, the blind and mute Helen Keller. Trapped in a secret, silent world, unable to communicate, Helen is violent, spoiled, almost sub-human and treated by her family as such. Only Annie realizes that there is a mind and spirit waiting to be rescued from the dark, tortured silence.

Featured in the cast are Elizabeth Bouton, Francesca Farina, Drew Fitzsimmons, Vada Foster, Adeline Hall, Emilia Holt, David Kunzle, Caroline Macou, Scott Martin, Kennedy McIntosh, Barry Nackos, Patricia Newman, Fiona Okida, Grace Rector, Wendy Sharper, Faith Streng, Javon Willis, and Emelia Zielinski.

Tickets are $18.00 with a $2.00 discount for seniors, students, and servicemen. To purchase tickets, please call (310) 645-5156 during box office hours, Tuesday through Saturday from 4:00-7:00pm. Visa, MasterCard, and American Express accepted, with a $1.50 convenience fee added per ticket charged to a credit card. You may also purchase tickets online at For group ticket sales, please call the box office.

For more information about Kentwood Players including their Current Productions, upcoming auditions, and our Kentwood Kids Children's Theatre classes and productions, please visit the Kentwood Players website at And you can also sign up and be a Kentwood Players friend on Facebook.

To meet THE MIRACLE WORKER production team and learn more about Kentwood Players and what goes on at the Westchester Playhouse, the public is invited to attend our general membership meetings, which are free and held on the third Wednesday of each month at 8pm at the Westchester Playhouse located two blocks west of the San Diego Freeway and two blocks north of Manchester at 8301 Hindry Avenue in Westchester, CA 90045.

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