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Workshop Theatre Society Presents:
THE MIRACLE WORKER

DIRECTOR

Val Pearson

WRITTEN BY

William Gibson

About

Immortalized on screen by Anne Bancroft and Patty Duke, this Tony Award-winning play is the story of Annie Sullivan and her student, Helen Keller, who lost her sight and hearing at the age of 19 months. With compassion, humor and dramatic tension, The Miracle Worker explores the volatile relationship between a lonely teacher and her headstrong charge. Trapped in a secret, silent world, unable to communicate, young Helen is violent and spoiled, treated by her family as subhuman. Only Annie sees a mind and spirit waiting to be rescued from Helen's dark, tortured silence. After scenes of intense physical and emotional struggle, Helen's breakthrough finally arrives with the utterance of a single, glorious word: "water".

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EVENING PERFORMANCES 

2:30 PM

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MATINEE PERFORMANCES 

2:30 PM

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ACCESSIBLE PERFORMANCE 

ASL Interpreters, Audio Descriptor & Guides provided by CNIB & Inside Out Theatre

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PROUDLY PARTNERED

Workshop Theatre has proudly partnered with CNIB (Canadian National Institute for the Blind) and Inside Out Theatre to provide the best theatre experience for everyone. For our matinee performance on Saturday November 27th, there will be ASL Interpreters, Audio Descriptors with equipment available, and Guides to welcome anyone from the Deaf and Blind Communities to attend the show. From the moment our patrons enter the venue, there will be assistance and accessible services available for anyone who would find them beneficial. A guided touch-tour is available prior to the performance.

Please contact Workshop Theatre for additional information and assistance.

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FULLY VACCINATED EVENT

COVID-19/AHS HEALTH REGULATIONS:

Please note all patrons attending this production must be fully vaccinated and provide proper proof upon arrival. Any individuals not vaccinated but wishing to attend must contact Workshop Theatre and provide a negative Covid-19 test no later than 72 hours prior to your scheduled performance. All attending patrons must be masked and follow all guidelines set out by Workshop Theatre and the Pumphouse Theatre. Proper health and safety regulations will be in place, including touchless entry, hand sanitizing stations, regular cleaning procedures, and social distancing. All attending patrons will be required to submit a Covid-19 screening 24 hours prior to arriving.

PROOF OF COVID-19 VACCINATION:

  • Partial vaccination (one dose) accepted September 20 to October 25 if received 2 weeks before time of service.

  • Full vaccination (two doses) required after October 25

  • Proof of a privately-paid negative PCR or rapid test within 72 hours of service (tests from AHS or Alberta Precision Laboratories not allowed).

  • Documentation of a medical exemption

 

This is required of everyone aged 12 or older. Patrons will also need to provide a government issued ID that matches the document that they present for entry. Workshop Theatre and the Pumphouse Theatre hold the right to decline entry if necessary. Please contact Workshop Theatre at info@workshoptheatre.org with any inquiries.

LOCATION

Performed at The Pumphouse Theatre, located off of Bow Trail, SE.

2140 Pumphouse Ave SW, Calgary AB, T3C 3P5