Willie, a 13-year old girl from Mississippi, is world-weary before her time. She dropped out of school years ago, her family died, and now she lives alone in their condemned boarding house and dreams of becoming a whore. One day as she walks on the railroad tracks, she meets 16-year-old Tom.
A part of the collection 27 Wagons Full of Cotton and Other Plays.
- Licensing available for professional groups only. Some restrictions apply.
- Duration: 30 minutes
- Setting: A railroad embankment on the outskirts of a small Mississippi town.
TOM - a boy
This Property is Condemned premiered at the Hudson Park Theatre in New York City in March 1946.