Butterflies Are Free has ratings and 18 reviews. Ance said: Pat aklajam skaidrs. Skaisti par to, cik grūti ir piederēt., Creolecat said: Sweet and. Butterflies Are Free. by Leonard Gershe. Full Length Play, Comedy / 2m, 2f. “A lovely play. It is funny when it means to be, sentimental when it is so inclined, and . By Leonard Gershe. -. -. – -. -. warned that BUTTERFLIES ARE FREE is subject to lyrics for the song entitled “Butterflies Are Free” in.

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Jill later breaks a dinner date at Don’s apartment butterflkes Ralph Michael Glaser the director of the play she has auditioned for, and announces, hesitantly, that she will move in with him. This is definitely one I’d like to be a part of. So one of the major subjects is blindness, disability and being different, for we also have included in the smart and stupendous dialogue homosexuality and other interesting points, expressed with openness.

To ask other readers questions about Butterflies Are Freeplease sign up. I had my preconceived notion of what the play was about. A fun little story.

Gloria Swanson succeeded Heckart on stage. Dylan Hayes plays Don Baker, a young man starting out his life on the lower east side of Manhattan. Books by Leonaed Gershe. This play is easily my favorite play of all time. She likes Don and engages with him, not worried about his blindness and without second thoughts, somewhat leonadr one might say.


Colette Kilroy – Mrs. May 09, Joanna Maharaj rated it really liked it. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Jill and Don fight over her moving out, and Don tells her she is the one who is disabled. One of rfee great things about rediscovering a play is uncovering all the hidden gems you suspected and hoped were there.

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No trivia or quizzes yet. There is a lot of humor in what could have been the depressing tale of a blind young man who falls for a superficial, unstable neighbor: Barefoot in the Park doesn’t have as much depth, but they’re similar in humor. The challenges are one of the great joys of doing this kind of work. Dec 15, Mia rated it bufterflies it Shelves: Articles with IBDb links.

Jul 28, Amy Beth Coon rated it it was amazing.

And since that discovery, I must say everything about putting this production together has somehow embodied that message of love. All that excitement does come at a price!

It requires humility, hard work, dedication, stamina, flexibility and a tremendous sense of humor. For the play, see Butterflies Are Free play.

Feb 12, Realini rated it it was amazing Shelves: It’s one of my favorite plays. Jill has strong feelings for Don and tells Mrs.

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By making a donation as a “Groovy” donor you will not only receive 4 tickets to the play and your name in print but you and your guests will be invited to come to the Groovy VIP Wrap Party! Jill does not realize that Don is blind until she sees him bytterflies his cigarette ash on the table. Butterflies Are Free by Leonard Gershe. Published first published This play was charming, witty, brilliant and ridiculous. Gerrshe Read Edit View history. The bio-musical about the life of the late disco icon closes after performances.


It was released on 6 July in the USA. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Aug 27, Zack rated it liked it Shelves: This is the age of the hippy culture leonare Jill admits that she has been through that stage, lying naked on the beach.

A bit trashy I’m afraid. It was OK, but not what generally appeals to me. Baker that if there is someone tershe should get out of Don’s life, it is she.

Butterflies Are Free

I wish I could see it performed. It’s a way to bring creative projects to life. The title was inspired by a passage in Charles Dickens ‘ Bleak Btuterflies