PHOTO CALL: Backstage with The Miracle Worker Star Jennifer Morrison

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12 Mar 2010

Playbill.com was invited backstage for an exclusive look at actress Jennifer Morrison's transformation into her character Kate Keller, mother to Helen, in the Broadway revival of The Miracle Worker.

The star makes her Broadway debut in the new Kate Whoriskey staging of the William Gibson play. Performances run at the Circle in the Square Theatre.

The cast of The Miracle Worker also features Abigail Breslin, Alison Pill, Matthew Modine, Elizabeth Franz, Tobias Segal, Daniel Oreskes, Michael Cummings, Simone Joy Jones, Yvette Ganier and Lance Chantiles-Wertz.

Morrison is known for her turn as Dr. Allison Cameron on Fox's drama "House M.D." She has also appeared in the films "Mr. and Mrs. Smith," "Surviving Christmas," "Flourish" (which she also produced), J.J. Abrams' "Star Trek," the Lifetime feature "The Murder of Princess Diana" and the upcoming film "Warrior."

Here is a look backstage at her pre-show process with some commentary by Morrison:

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"That is the corset before the major bustle."
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For more information on The Miracle Worker, visit miracleworkeronbroadway.com.