The 61st season of Putnam County Playhouse will close with director Ric McFadden’s production of William Gibson’s The Miracle Worker. It will be produced on the main stage September 8-10 and September 14-17. All performances begin at 8 p.m. Tickets will go on sale in the box office at 5 p.m. on Monday, September 5. Tickets cannot be reserved on Facebook or at the website.
The production is sponsored by:
Shelly McFadden is the costumer and stage manager. Assistant director is Ruby Sullivan, who will also run the light board. Bart Jones is the assistant stage manager. Lighting design is by Dustin Bond and Cameron Wunderlich. Ben South is the sound designer and he will also run the sound board. Director McFadden also designed the set.
Anna Harris is playing the leading role of Annie Sullivan and Josie Tischer will play the role of Helen Keller. The parents of Helen, Captain Keller and his wife Kate are played by Tim Good and Caroline Good. Annie’s brother Jimmy is played by Alex Gurnon.
Also in the household are son James played by John Reach and the family servant Viney played by Sarah Ryan. The visiting Aunt Ev is played by Eleanor Howard.
Also in the cast are Samantha Funk, Elijah Helmer, Jay Prewitt, Dustin Bond, Suzanne Funk, and Kathi Elliott.
Featured players include John Tischer, Chloey Barnett, Anna Norris, Ingrid Norris, Ellen Blackledge, Nicolette Blackledge, and Catherine Ryan-Shager.