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Abigail Breslin To Make Broadway Debut As Helen Keller In ‘Miracle Worker’

By Amy Wilkinson © MTV — Hollywood has come down with a case of Broadway fever, as yet another young starlet is set to make her Great White Way debut. Just yesterday we pondered Scarlett Johansson’s upcoming role in the Arthur Miller drama “A View From the Bridge,” and now comes word (via Variety) that 13-year-old Abigail Breslin has been cast as Helen Keller in a revival of the 1959 play “The Miracle Worker.” Abigail will star as the blind-deaf girl alongside Alison Pill’s (“In Treatment,” “Milk”) Annie Sullivan, a legally blind woman who teaches Helen to communicate. “The Miracle Worker” is quite a celebrated production, having won four Tonys in 1960 and two Oscars in 1963 for the screen adaptation, both starring Patty Duke as Helen and Anne Bancroft as Annie…. READ ARTICLE