Old Town Theater

 

 

 

 

THE EFFECT OF GAMMA RAYS ON MAN-IN-THE-MOON MARIGOLDS

Written By: Paul Zindel
Directed By: Rob Lutfy

This Pulitzer Prize-winning lyrical drama tells the story of a wounded family unraveling at the age of innocence and at the age of no return. Life in the 1960s with Beatrice, an embittered single mother, resembles a hell more than a home for her two daughters. But Tillie, the youngest, finds her own way to connect to the world with resilience and hope. Tillie – keeper of rabbits, dreamer of atoms, true believer in life, hope, and the effect of gamma rays on man-in-the-moon marigolds.

“The play itself is one of the lucky blooms; it survives, and is beautiful.” – NY Times

Aug 30 – Sep 24, 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

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