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'Miracle Worker' author William Gibson dies at 94

Posted 6 years ago by Ladyree
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'Miracle Worker' author William Gibson dies at 94

NEW YORK - Playwright William Gibson, whose "The Miracle Worker" has thrilled audiences for nearly a half-century with the true story of the deaf-blind Helen Keller`s rescue from a world of ignorance, has died. He was 94.

Gibson died Tuesday in Stockbridge, Mass., according to the Finnerty & Stevens Funeral Home in Great Barrington.

Gibson wrote a dozen plays, including the Tony-winning "Two for the Seesaw," but would be forever known for "The Miracle Worker." First written for television, the story of a young Keller forging a relationship with her teacher, Annie Sullivan, made its Broadway debut in 1959.

"Nothing in the theatre this season is so overwhelming as the last inarticulate but eloquent scene in which a frantic little...

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