The Miracle Worker. Drama. Written by William Gibson
. Directed by Arthur Penn
. Playhouse Theatre: 19 Oct 1959- 1 Jul 1961 (719 performances). Cast: Anne Bancroft
(as "Annie Sullivan"), Patty Duke
(as "Helen Keller") [Broadway debut], Dale Ellen Bethea (as "Child"), Juanita Bethea
(as "Mary"), Miriam Butler (as "Martha"),
2 Biographical Movies |
2 Print Biographies |
1 Portrayal |
5 Articles |
2 Pictorials |
2 Magazine Cover Photos |
5' 8½" (1.74 m)
Did You Know?
had enormous appeal for the public, but I did not find him appealing in the least. I think my charms were lost on him too. He was going through marital problems, which kept him in a bad humor all the time. Duke was at odds with the director and could be a bully, particularly with a gay publicity man, who seemed to draw his wrath at every turn. - On Operation Pacific
Before rehearsals began for the 1952 Broadway revival of "The Children's Hour" starring Neal and Kim Hunter, playwright Lillian Hellman hosted a formal party. There Neal first met author Roald Dahl, and they were married nine months later.