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18 - Mar
(Nearby Event: Arts & Theater)
Where:JCAT- The J's Cultural Arts Theatre, 18900 NE 25th Avenue, North Miami Beach, Florida, United States
JCAT Youth presents The Miracle Worker

Immortalized onstage and screen, this classic tells the story of Annie Sullivan and her student, blind and mute Helen Keller. Young Helen Keller, blind and deaf since infancy due to a severe case of scarlet fever, is frustrated by her inability to communicate and subject to frequent violent and uncontrollable outbursts as a result. Unable to deal with her, her terrified and helpless parents contact the Perkins School for the Blind. In response they send Anne Sullivan, a former student, to the Keller home to tutor her. What ensues is a battle of wills as Anne breaks down Helen's walls of silence and darkness through persistence, love and sheer stubbornness. In the midst of the battle, Anne ultimately teaches Helen to make a connection between her hand signs and the objects in Helen's world for which they stand. Written by William Gibson, Directed by Michael Andron.
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