Cortez Middle School to perform ‘The Miracle Worker’

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Cortez Middle School to perform ‘The Miracle Worker’

Theater department takes on Helen Keller historical fiction
This year, Cortez Middle School theater students will perform “The Miracle Worker,” which centers on the education of Helen Keller and the relationship between Keller and her teacher Annie Sullivan. Eighth grade student Gillian Schuenemeyer, right, is playing the part of Keller, while Alivia Durall, also in eighth grade, is taking on the role of Sullivan.
The middle school students will perform the play Friday and Saturday in the middle school gym.
In this iconic scene from “The Miracle Worker,” Annie Sullivan teaches Helen Keller the meaning of water.
Sixth-grader Byron Shipman plays the part of James Sullivan, who was taken away from his sister, Annie, while the two were young.
If you go

What: “The Miracle Worker,” by William Gibson, performed by Cortez Middle School theater students.

When: 7 p.m. today and Saturday, 2 p.m. Saturday.

Where: Montezuma-Cortez Middle School, 450 W. Second St., Cortez.

Tickets: General admission $8; children between the ages of 2 and 12, seniors and Montezuma-Cortez High School students $5; admission free for children younger than 2 and middle school staff and students.

Cortez Middle School to perform ‘The Miracle Worker’

This year, Cortez Middle School theater students will perform “The Miracle Worker,” which centers on the education of Helen Keller and the relationship between Keller and her teacher Annie Sullivan. Eighth grade student Gillian Schuenemeyer, right, is playing the part of Keller, while Alivia Durall, also in eighth grade, is taking on the role of Sullivan.
The middle school students will perform the play Friday and Saturday in the middle school gym.
In this iconic scene from “The Miracle Worker,” Annie Sullivan teaches Helen Keller the meaning of water.
Sixth-grader Byron Shipman plays the part of James Sullivan, who was taken away from his sister, Annie, while the two were young.
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