Opening night for the Fredericksburg Theater Company production of “The Miracle Worker” will be Friday, Oct. 11, at 7:30 p.m.
The play will be performed for three weeks on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and then Sunday matinee performances at 2 p.m.
The final performance will be Sunday, Oct. 27.
The Tony Award-winning play focuses on Helen Keller, who, though born being able to see and hear, loses both of those senses at an early age due to an illness. Left unable to hear, see or even talk, she then receives guidance from her teacher, Anne Sullivan.
Ashleigh Goff, who is directing the FTC production, described the nature of the show — especially the set — as “very abstract.”
“There aren’t complete walls, but you can tell where walls go,” she explained. “All of the different characters have such big personalities. They all must work cohesively together. It’s also physically very challenging.”