Don Baker, a blind young man, moves into his own apartment against the wishes of his overprotective mother. Jill Tanner, the freethinking young woman next door, takes a liking to him and his meticulously kept apartment. As they begin a closer relationship, Don’s mother, Mrs. Baker, enters to “help” her son navigate his new life. Butterflies are Free is a funny, touching and emotional play about the risks that go with loving someone.
|Theatre World Awards|
|1971||Theatre World Award||Winner|
|1970||Best Featured Actress in a Play||Nominee|
|1970||Best Direction of a Play||Nominee|
|1970||Best Featured Actress in a Play||Winner|