Morrison, Modine, Franz cast in revival
Jennifer Morrison (“House”), Matthew Modine and Elizabeth Franz have joined the cast of the upcoming Broadway revival of “The Miracle Worker.”Thesps will join previously announced topliners Abigail Breslin and Alison Pill, who star as Helen Keller and teacher Annie Sullivan, respectively, in the familiar 1959 drama. Morrison, who recently exited Fox skein “House,” makes her Rialto debut as Helen’s mother, appearing opposite Modine (also in his first Rialto gig) as her father. Franz, who picked up a Tony for her perf in the 1999 revival of “Death of a Salesman,” portrays Keller’s Aunt Ev. Helmed by Kate Whoriskey (“Ruined”), “Miracle Worker” begins previews Feb. 12 ahead of a March 3 opening at Circle in the Square. David Richenthal, Eric Falkenstein and Randall Wreghitt produce.
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