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28 Star Starred
The Matrix Theatre
between N Spaulding and N Stanley 7657 Melrose Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90046
323-852-1445
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Stephen Seiferheld May
Use public transit. MetroBus Route 10.
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Stephen Seiferheld May
Clothing optional.
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42 ratings
4.7 average rating
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71 reviews
119 stars
attended Feb 08 2009

This production was quite touching. The actor that played Helen and the teacher were awesome. I almost cried a few time. Little Helen was a fiesty something. lol

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9 reviews
11 stars
attended Feb 08 2009

outstanding performace. Should be "must to see" for all school children and parents.

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9 reviews
2 stars
attended Feb 14 2009

this was truly one of the best theatrical experiences/plays I have ever seen. It was absolutely amazing. How they could do so much with such a small stage--incredible. Every person, child and adult, should see this play. Acting was superb and...continued

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Description

The Miracle Worker is a cycle of 20th century dramatic works derived from Helen Keller’s autobiography “The Story of My Life”. Each of the various dramas describe the relationship between Keller – a deaf blind and initially almost feral child – and Anne Sullivan, the teacher who introduced her to education, activism, and international celebrity by teaching her sign language. Drawing heavily from letters written by Anne Sullivan in 1887, as well as from Helen Keller’s autobiography, William Gibson constructed a drama around the events that took place when Helen Keller and her teacher, Anne Sullivan, first met in the 1880’s.