The BC3 Pioneer Players present The Miracle Worker

(Butler, PA) The Pioneer Players at Butler County Community College will present the William Gibson play The Miracle Worker on April 28, April 29, and April 30 at 7:30 p.m. in the Succop Theater. The Gibson play, about the story of Helen Keller and her teacher Annie Sullivan, was the basis for the 1962 Arthur Penn film that garnered Academy Awards for Anne Bancroft and Patty Duke in the Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress roles.

The play chronicles the true story of a child left deaf and blind by illness in the late 1800’s and her battle with her teacher and herself to overcome her disabilities and become a champion for the blind and deaf.

“This play is important. It shows that everyone has worth and that with love, support, and help, those with disabilities live productive and happy lives,” said Mike Beck, Director.

The Pioneer Players are BC3's campus theater club whose past productions include The Laramie Project, The Importance of Being Earnest, A Comedy of Errors, and a number of original plays.

Reserved seat tickets for The Miracle Worker are $10 for adults and $8 for any area student. Call 724-284-8505 or go online to

For more information, contact Gabrielle Lisella at