The Untold Yippie Project
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The Untold Yippie Project
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The Untold Yippie Project NYC Reviews and Tickets

67%
(31 Ratings)
Positive
65%
Mixed
19%
Negative
16%
Members say
Relevant, Thought-provoking, Great staging, Great acting, Ambitious

About the Show

Sunglasses After Dark paints a picture of a divided and united America in its new play about a group of Yippies who shut down Disneyland. Based on a true story.

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Show-Score Member Reviews (31)

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435 Reviews | 60 Followers
90
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Intelligent, Resonant

See it if You want to further understand American history. Slow but builds into a cresendo. This is an important and fascinating story.

Don't see it if If you don't have patience for a rare gem of a story.

1184 Reviews | 343 Followers
79
Relevant, Thought-provoking, Ambitious, Intelligent, Great acting

See it if you want understand a true story of young people trying to change society and the struggles it presents among the participants.

Don't see it if you do not have an appreciation for the late '60's, early '70's Vietnam War impact on society.

297 Reviews | 78 Followers
75
Intelligent, Heady, Well-staged, Thought-provoking, Intense

See it if you'd like to see an intense drama about an actual historical event, staged theater-in-the-round, in a different setting (downtown loft).

Don't see it if 1960s-70s U.S. history (anti-war) is not your thing. Well-written/well-performed, although a bit confusing when timeline flips back-n-forth. Read more

125 Reviews | 40 Followers
65
Overrated, Excruciating, Great staging, Interesting

See it if You enjoy little known stories about the anti-Vietnam war counter culture, enjoy decent actors playing many roles, and narrative plays.

Don't see it if You get bored easily, as the show could have been cut down greatly, or enjoy nuance, as this show lacked it. Or have trouble climbing stairs Read more

69 Reviews | 29 Followers
62
Confusing, Slow

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Don't see it if n/a

71 Reviews | 11 Followers
60
Great acting, Dated, Quirky

See it if You're interested in learning a little more about the yippie movement.

Don't see it if You prefer plays with more action. This was kind of light on plot advancement. Read more

228 Reviews | 42 Followers
52
Ambitious, Dated, Slow

See it if You are interested in a short-lived political movement.

Don't see it if You don't want to climb up 4 flights of stairs. You don't like theater in the round. Read more

172 Reviews | 24 Followers
49
Banal, Cliched, Slow

See it if the only good reviews below are all from people with only one review who signed up just to skew the score; not cool

Don't see it if you want a straight forward enjoyable story

Critic Reviews (1)

The Huffington Post
August 10th, 2017

"Fascinating and provocative...'The Untold Yippie Project' is fast-moving, exciting, and truly fascinating, with a young, energetic, and committed cast. Underneath the adrenaline-infused action and historical perspective, there’s also some sharp character development...Coughlin and LaBeach are perfectly cast in their roles...Schlossberg impressively recreates the mores and mindsets of that time period...'The Untold Yippie Project' is also stunningly relevant in 2017."
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