Podtalk: Executive Director Frank Carr for the YippieFest Happening on August 4-6, 2023

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CHICAGOYIPPIE! It’s back, in the neighborhood of its roots. YippieFest 2023 will be August 4th-6th in the Lakeview/Buena Park venue of PRIDE ARTS, 4139 North Broadway in Chicago. The space is less than a half mile from the former Mary-Arrchie Theatre, whose “Abbie Hoffman Festival” was the template for the three-day performance celebration. Tickets prices are for one day or all three days, so click YiPPIE FEST 2023.

YippieFest began in 2017 as an event that continued the stage tradition of the former Abbie Hoffman Festival (1989-2016). The Fest Executive Director, since its inception, is Frank Carr. The comedy group he co-founded, FAMOUS IN THE FUTURE … with current members Carr, Desiree Burcum, Tina Teske, Michael Hora and Patrick McDonald of HollywoodChicago.com … has performed in every Abbie Hoffman fest and so far every YippieFest. They will appear at 8pm on Saturday, August 5th.

YippieFest, August 4-5-6, 2023, Frank Carr (In Beard) Appears with ‘Famous in the Future’
Photo credit: YippieFest.com

In a Podtalk with Patrick McDonald of HollywoodChicago.com, Frank Carr … Executive Director for YippieFest 2023 … gives us the deets …

YippieFest 2023 takes place August 4th-6th. Go to YippieFest.com for complete information.

HollywoodChicago.com senior staff writer Patrick McDonald

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