11 Sep Michael Gazzo’s drama “A Hatful of Rain” does just that with a satisfying combination of solid craftsmanship and raw honesty. It’s a play. 11 Jun A review of the original Broadway production, written by Brooks Atkinson for the New York Times, calls A Hatful of Rain “a play of substance,”. Michael V. Gazzo (play) (as Michael Vincente Gazzo), Michael V. Gazzo Eva Marie Saint and Anthony Franciosa in A Hatful of Rain () Eva Marie Saint.
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The fix temporarily cures Johnny’s withdrawal symptoms and he tries to make up with Celia by preparing a romantic dinner, only to have her tell him when plaj gets home from work that she no longer loves him and wants a divorce.
Please log in to add your comment. Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again. Jeff Seymour Polo Pope Carrie Dolce John Pope Sr.
Gazzo stuffed the play with writerly conceits; assorted themes are gestured at but not developed. Houston, we have a problem! Polo tells Johnny to tell Celia the truth, that he is a junkie. The New York Times. Send the link below via email or IM Copy. Johnny and Polo’s father, Jatful Sr. Copy code to clipboard.
This dramatically concise, psychologically insightful piece concerns a two-day period in which the myths one family have been living are forever shattered. Reset share links Resets both viewing and editing links coeditors shown below are not affected. Gazzo’s morality tale of a war-hero-turned-junkie trying to hide his condition is, frankly, dated and steeped in melodrama, but its ample ensemble-performance opportunities have obvious appeal for a combined actor-training and production program like the Katselas Theatre Company founded by the late acting teacher Milton Katselas.
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Berkshire’s ‘Hatful of Rain’ a relic of another time – The Boston Globe
Gazzo’s “A Hatful of Rain” broke new ground with its open depiction of drug addiction — a subject so buried that even addressing it had shock value. Johnny next coerces Polo into driving him to meet the dealer by threatening to throw himself out of the car in traffic, but when he arrives at the meeting place, the dealer is being arrested. When Johnny returns in the morning, he is starting to suffer withdrawal again and needs to meet a dealer for a fix, but his father expects to spend the day with him.
Johnny wants to change his ways to ensure he is nothing like his father and for his soon-to-be child.
Stand out and be remembered with Prezi, the secret weapon of great rakn. Meanwhile, Polo and Celia are home alone in the apartment John Sr.
Advertise About Tips Contact Us. We sense how trapped Polo feels, and that provides the character with an aura of danger. But when he confesses that he is a junkie, and that his habit has caused his absence and inattention to her, she reacts supportively. Johnny ‘s addiction is affecting all the relationships around him; his wife Celia, and Polo are aware that the batful is getting depraved.
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Delete comment or cancel. A hatvul is blocking access to Prezi content. Subscribe to The Boston Globe today. His father Joseph Cardinale is too self-absorbed to see past his own failed business ambitions. More presentations by A Hatful of Rain.
Berkshire’s ‘Hatful of Rain’ a relic of another time
Premier Logo Created with Sketch. She also wants him to recognize that they are starting a family and that she will need him to be there for her and the baby to make the relationship work Director: Hatfup and Saturdays, 7 p. His survival made him a hero in the newspapers, but his ensuing recuperation in a military hospital left him secretly addicted to the painkiller morphinewith Polo his only family member aware of his condition.
Hatfuk of the complexities that go with having feelings for more than one person, Celia’s romantic loyalties seem to switch between the brothers depending on which one happens to be around. Constrain to simple back and forward steps. His neglected wife, Celia Alicia Klein, Tania Gonzalezattributes playy unexplained disappearances to an extramarital affair.