The story of Helen Keller is truly an inspiring tale, and you can witness a live retelling of her journey at the Empress Theatre. Owensboro residents will have several opportunities this weekend and next to watch the heartwarming play, The Miracle Worker.
When and Where
The play will run at the Empress Theatre from April 27 to May 5. Friday and Saturday performances will start at 7:30 p.m. Sunday matinees begin at 2 p.m. The Empress Theatre is located at 418 Frederica Street, Owensboro, Kentucky 42301. Tickets cost $12 for students and $18 for adults if ordered in advance. There will be an additional cost of $2 if bought at the door.
The Miracle Worker
The play tells the true story of Alabama native Helen Keller and her dedicated companion, Miss Annie Sullivan. Keller suffered from a terrible illness as an infant, and the ordeal left her blind, mute, and deaf. Later in her life, she recalled being in a “dense fog,” disconnected from the world around her. Seeking to help her daughter any way they could, her family recruited the educator Miss Sullivan.
Sullivan herself was also blind since childhood, and understood first-hand what is what like to live without such an integral sense. This insight no-doubt helped her reach out to Keller in a way that no one else could, and together, they found a way to communicate in spite of Keller’s challenges. Their efforts not only allowed Keller to understand the world around her, it opened up new doors for education, and Keller eventually grew to become an accomplished author and outspoken public figure.
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