Stories From The Pitch   /   Short - Busker HoF 82 - Homeless Hero

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This Episode proudly sponsored by: This episode is proudly sponsored by Dolphin Creative – a company who is proud to support street theatre and all of the incredible characters who make up this world. Where ever you perform: Dolphin Creative … Continue reading →

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Playing on the streets means interacting with all facets of humanity from the richest of the rich to the poorest of the poor. Especially in Vancouver where there’s a huge disparity between those who have and those who have not, street theatre can be one of the few shared experiences that anyone can enjoy no mater what their economic situation.

Laughter seems to be the great equalizer and the beauty of a street show is that everyone who stops can enjoy a shared experience and contribute to the joyful noise. Street performers are literally unifiers of humanity. That’s the intention anyway, but sometimes not everyone agrees.

Eric Amber sat down with Sharon Mahoney to relive a moment of took place at the end of one of Sharon’s Shows at English Bay and to celebrate the hilarious and heroic efforts of a homeless man named Rickey who took it upon himself to step in and resolve the conflict.

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Stories from the Pitch is a Podcast dedicated to creating a living oral history about street performing and some of the crazy characters who populate this world.
Duration
9:37
Publishing date
2017-09-15 14:30
Link
http://buskerhalloffame.com/short-busker-hof-82-homeless-hero/
Contributors
Busker Hall of Fame author  
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This Episode proudly sponsored by:

This episode is proudly sponsored by Dolphin Creative – a company who is proud to support street theatre and all of the incredible characters who make up this world. Where ever you perform: Dolphin Creative salutes you! For more information please visit DolphinCreative.org – Huge thanks to Stuart and his team for sponsoring this episode and two more to come!

Episode Notes:

Comments: Playing on the streets means interacting with all facets of humanity from the richest of the rich to the poorest of the poor. Especially in Vancouver where there’s a huge disparity between those who have and those who have not, street theatre can be one of the few shared experiences that anyone can enjoy no mater what their economic situation.

Laughter seems to be the great equalizer and the beauty of a street show is that everyone who stops can enjoy a shared experience and contribute to the joyful noise. Street performers are literally unifiers of humanity. That’s the intention anyway, but sometimes not everyone agrees.

Eric Amber sat down with Sharon Mahoney to relive a moment of took place at the end of one of Sharon’s Shows at English Bay and to celebrate the hilarious and heroic efforts of a homeless man named Ricky who took it upon himself to step in and resolve the conflict.

And thanks again to: Dolphin Creative for sponsoring this episode!

Find out more about sponsoring this podcast by emailing cbg@BuskerHallofFame.com