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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 songs.
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.
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
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