Doing Life Productions and Iyabarts



The nation misread him,

The prison enraged him,

His art expressed him,

His woman believed him,

His poetry saved him.



A Man in Progress


Written and Performed by Iyaba Ibo Mandingo

 Directed by Brent Buell


unFRAMED is the poetic tale of life as an immigrant in America -- from boyhood 

in Antigua to manhood in America.


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Photo Credit: Andrea Reese

Photo Credit: Andrea Reese 

Iyaba Ibo Mandingo and Brent Buell 

Photo: Andrea Reese

(Originally produced for the stage by Double Play Connections and Doing Life Productions 

Jane Dubin, Executive Producer/Brent Buell, Producer)