The Effects of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds

  • From: April 14, 2017 - April 29, 2017 (Every Friday, Saturday)
  • Location: Steel River Playhouse
  • Venue: Steel River Playhouse
  • Address: 245 E. High Street, Pottstown, PA 19464
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We’re all made of star dust. Of atoms that once were stars and planets and moons. Tillie loves knowing the underlying scientific structure of the world. It keeps her sane, free from her turbulent home life in a dilapidated vegetable store, and free from her overbearing mother’s constant need for attention. But could science be a way of gaining her mother’s love? Can a project with irradiated marigold seeds at the school science fair show her mother that Tillie is more than just half a test-tube? The 1971 Pulitzer Prize winner for drama, Paul Zindel’s tale of crazy relatives, radioactive flora and a passion for science is a dark and dreamy tale of one girl’s struggle to survive the trauma of growing up by escaping into science. The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-In-The-Moon Marigolds, discovers what beautiful flora might grow from seemingly rotten remnants when you simply apply the spark of imagination.

Fri, Apr 14 2017: 8PM
Sat, Apr 15 2017: 8PM
Fri, Apr 21 2017: 8PM
Sat, Apr 22 2017: 2PM
Sat, Apr 22 2017: 8PM
Sun, Apr 23 2017; 2PM
Thur, Apri 27 2017: 8PM
Fri, Apr 28 2017: 8PM
Sat, Apr 29 2017: 8PM
Sun, Apr 30 2017: 2PM 

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