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Butterflies Are Free   

Booth Theatre, (10/21/1969 - 7/02/1972)
First Preview: Total Previews: 12
Opening Date: Oct 21, 1969    
Closing Date: Jul 02, 1972 Total Performances: 1128

Category: Play, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: Don Baker's apartment on East 11th Street in New York.

Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization
Produced by Arthur Whitelaw, Max J. Brown and Byron Goldman; Associate Producer: Ruth Bailey
Written by Leonard Gershe; The song "Butterflies Are Free" by Steve Schwartz
Directed by Milton Katselas
Scenic Design by Richard Seger; Costume Design by Robert Mackintosh; Lighting Design by Jules Fisher; Hair Design by Joe Tubens
General Manager: Marvin A. Krauss; Company Manager: David Wyler
Production Stage Manager: Elizabeth Caldwell; Assistant Stage Mgr: Preston Fischer
General Press Representative: Max Eisen; Press Representative: Cheryl Sue Dolby; Advertising: The Blaine Thompson Company
Keir DulleaDon Baker
Eileen HeckartMrs. Baker
Blythe DannerJill Tanner
Michael GlaserRalph Austin
Understudies: Pamela Kingsley (Jill Tanner), Jan Miner (Mrs. Baker) and Kipp Osborne (Don Baker, Ralph Austin)
Theatre World
winner 1971 Award [recipient] 
  Kipp Osborne
Tony Award®
winner 1970 Best Featured Actress in a Play [winner] 
  Blythe Danner
 1970 Best Featured Actress in a Play [nominee] 
  Eileen Heckart
 1970 Best Direction of a Play [nominee] 
  Milton Katselas