MIT Black Theatre Guild


Unfinished Women Cry in a No Man's Land While a Bird Dies in A Gilded Cage

by Aishah Rahman

Director - Tommy DeFrantz

UNFINISHED WOMEN is a tale about teenage girls at a home for un-wed mothers and the last days of saxophonist Charlie "Bird" Parker. This play looks at the real issues facing a young woman who has found herself pregant; should she keep her child or have the baby adopted. Even the nurse at the home has a secret, her daughter believes she is her niece. "Bird" slowly dies while living in the boudoir of his mistress.

The Cast

Performance Dates

May 17-18, 2001
Kresge Little Theater