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Yippies In Love by Bob Sarti
In Love - part of Bob Sarti's "Untold Stories
Of Vancouver" series - breathes new life into an
often glossed portion of Vancouver's history during the
tumultuous days of the late '60s early '70s as seen from
the perspective of Vancouver based Yippie activists and
their various conflicts with different kinds of authority.
Authority …" as the Yippies slogan goes...
production featured an original script by Bob Sarti and
an original musical score from Bill Sample. Featuring
a diverse selection of characters from a variety of different
perspectives, the piece focused on the story of characters
Julie and Andy (portrayed Danielle St. Pierre and
Steve Maddock and respectively)
as Julie sparks Andy's transition from 'surfer dude' to
socially conscious and a politically motivated young man.
In Love follows an arc through many memorable events
in Vancouver such as the 1970 counter-cultural invasion
of Blaine, the Gas Town riot of August 1971, and the opening
of All Seasons Park to a series of memorable and original
by Theatre In the Raw Society - the grassroots professional
company behind the success of the sold-out "Bruce - The
Musical" from the 2008 "Heart of the City Festival."
live action from the company that has been "Exposing voices
seldom heard", since 1994.
To accompany the Yippies In Love Production Bob Sarti's wrote
his first and only "Twittoir" named "The
Annals of Andy" - the story of a surfer boy who
meets the Vancouver Yippies - all in only 140 characters per
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