Deaf Advocacy Group Opposes Casting Choice

Abigail Breslin to play Helen Keller in upcoming Broadway revival of “Miracle Worker.”

Two weeks after a group of deaf actors protested the choice of a hearing actor for a deaf role in an upcoming Off Broadway production, the issue has surfaced again: Should producers have chosen a deaf or blind child actress to play Helen Keller in this winter’s Broadway revival of “The Miracle Worker”?

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