Upsala Drama Club
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Upsala Drama Club


Upsala High School, Upsala MN

The Miracle WorkerThe Miracle Worker

By William Gibson

Performed in the 1999-00 school year

This classic tells the story of Annie Sullivan and her student, blind and mute Helen Keller. The Miracle Worker dramatizes the volatile relationship between the lonely teacher and her charge. 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. With scenes of intense physical and emotional dynamism, Annie's success with Helen finally comes with the utterance of a single, glorious word: "water".

CAST
A Doctor: Amanda Scholz
Kate: Suzy Gerth
Keller: Jeremy Johnson
Helen: Jennifer Johnson
Martha: Marie Benson
Percy: Amy Gunderson
Aunt Ev: Mary Gerth
James: Adam Gapinski
Anagnos: Sara Gunderson
Annie Sullivan: Sandy Trettel
Viney: Laura Cluka
Blind Girl: Chantelle Frie
Blind Girl: Jenna Orton
Blind Girl: Sarah Schoon
Blind Girl: Mindy Korman
Blind Girl: Brooke Johnson
Voice of Jimmy: Matt Voss
Student Director: Shannon Petron
The Miracle Worker
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