"I don't know of a better (play) of its genre since The Glass Menagerie."— NY Post
"The play itself is one of the lucky blooms; it survives, and is beautiful."— NY Times

A portrait of family dysfunction featuring Beatrice Hunsdorfer (Paula Langton), a slovenly single mother, and her two teenage daughters, beautiful but troubled Ruth and gifted but shy Matilda. When “Tillie” embarks on a science project focused on radioactive seedlings, the family members are driven to extremes. The story’s shocking climax and poignant conclusion earned Zindel the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. 

Approximate Running Time: 2 hours, including one intermission