LOS ANGELES -- William Gibson's The Miracle Worker, starring Amanda Karr as Annie Sullivan and Anna C. Peloso as Helen Keller, continues its run through Jan. 16, 2000 at the Knightsbridge Theatre in Pasadena. The show opened Nov. 6, 1999 and can be seen on Saturdays at 8 PM and Sundays at 3 PM. The Knightsbridge will be dark on Christmas weekend and New Year's Day, with a special performance on Jan. 2, 2000.
Karr, a Drama-Logue Award winner for her performance in the Knightsbridge's Joan of Arc, is also the director of The Miracle Worker.
Running concurrently at the Knightsbridge over the holiday period is Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol. In Peter Finlayson's production ten actors portray forty characters. The show opened Nov. 26 and can be seen through Dec. 26, 1999. Performances are Fridays at 8 PM; Saturdays at 2 PM and Sundays at 12 PM, with special performances on Dec. 22 & 23rd at 8 PM.
Also in repertory at the Knightsbridge is Shakespeare's Othello, directed by Tia Odiam and starring Chris Covics as Iago and Abner Genece as the Moor. The show opened Nov. 23, 1999 and continues through Jan. 9, 2000. Performances are Saturday evenings at 5 PM and Sunday evenings at 6 PM.
The Knightsbridge Theatre is located at 35 S. Raymond Ave in the lower level of the historic Braley Building. For tickets and information call (626) 440-0821. -- By Willard Manus
Southern California Correspondent