American Pie by Richard Hopkins and Rebecca Hopkins
In 1964 the Beatles came to America and the British Invasion began. In response a second American Revolution occurred. Artists such as Simon and Garfunkel and Bob Dylan paved the way for Neil Diamond, Carole King, Billy Joel, and more. Featuring songs such as “Cecilia,” “Sweet Caroline,” "Tambourine Man," and “It's Still Rock N Roll To Me”
Director | Russell Treyz
Music Director | Ben Krauss
Scenic/Costume Designer | Susan Angermann
Lighting Designer | Mike Wood
Sound Designer | Tony Angelini
*Denotes Returning FST Company Member
"Richly entertaining" - Venice Gondolier
"Powerful singing" - Venice Gondolier
"A slice of sixties song served hot" - The Observer
"Talented performers" - The Observer
What was going on in the 1960s that inspired musicians to write their songs? Find out more here.
Don McLean's famous hit, "American Pie", was the number one song in the United States in 1972. To listen to the song that inspired so many, click here.
The evolution of the singer-songwriter began during the late 1950s and early 1960s. Read more about the history of the cultural revolution here.