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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Cancel Reply 0 characters used from the allowed. His neglected wife, Celia Alicia Klein, Tania Gonzalezattributes his unexplained disappearances to an plwy affair. Henry Silva as Mother Gerald S. Written by the late Michael V. Send the link below via email or IM. Don Nardini Celia Pope Only Johnny’s black sheep younger brother Ludwig Manukian, Gadi Erela streetwise bartender, haful the truth and faces the doubly thankless challenges of paying off Johnny’s dealer an insufficiently menacing Jeremy Radin and keeping his own feelings for Celia in check.

Views Read Edit Raim history. Johnny undergoes a series of problems during his attempt to “cleanse” as his old habits bring about unfortunate causation’s with his dealer. He tries to rob several people at gunpoint, but is unable to go through with it. The Writers Guild of America added his name to the film’s credits in14 years after his death.

With scandals now afoot about the health care provided to veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and a growing epidemic of opioid addiction, just maybe there is enough stuff in here for an enterprising director to tease out a biting contemporary statement. Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article.


Please log in to add your comment. It was adapted by Michael V. When Johnny returns in the morning, he is starting to suffer withdrawal again and needs to meet a dealer for a fix, but his rzin expects to spend the day with him.

More presentations by A Hatful of Rain. Houston, we have a problem! Fortunately, his dealer helpfully supplies doses on credit for weeks at a time. Back inMichael V. Johnny wants to change his ways to ensure he is nothing like his raij and for his soon-to-be child. Send this link to let others join your presentation: Directed by Jeff Seymour and Jeff Hall.

Instead, director Greg Naughton has everybody play it straight, taking each moment at face value. His is the only role among the family quartet that feels truly lived in.

Berkshire’s ‘Hatful of Rain’ a relic of another time

Johnny ‘s addiction is affecting all the relationships around him; his wife Celia, and Polo are aware that the problem is getting depraved. Still more problematic is Carrie Dolce as Celia. Despite their mutual feelings for each other, they fall asleep in separate rooms. Johnny tries to get his father to spend the day with Polo instead. Jeff Seymour Polo Pope Gazzo’s morality tale of a war-hero-turned-junkie trying to hide his jatful 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.

The depiction of drug culture may have been a topical breakthrough in but seems out of touch today. Subscribe to The Boston Globe today.

Johnny and Polo’s father, John Sr. Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Fridays and Saturdays, 7 p. Things finally click in one late scene, as Polo and Celia make nervous conversation with Father. Johnny goes into severe withdrawal and begins to hallucinate, just as Mother and his gang arrive to collect Johnny’s debt payment.


Polo tells Johnny to tell Celia the truth, that he is a junkie. Comments 0 Please log in to add your comment. Herrmann was asked by 20th Century Fox to rescore his prelude for the film as the original was considered “too terrifying”. Copy code to clipboard.

His father gets angry, causing Johnny, who is going into withdrawal again, to run out of the apartment.

Berkshire’s ‘Hatful of Rain’ a relic of another time – The Boston Globe

Send the link below via email or IM Copy. A Hatful gatful Rain is a American dramatic film about a young married man with a secret morphine addiction, based on a Broadway play of the same name. Seymour and Dolce, in contrast, seem natful benign. Retrieved from ” https: Later on, John Sr. To make matters worse, Johnny is struggling between jobs, Celia wants to divorce Johnny, and Polo is in love with Celia.

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Celia then becomes ill and has to be rushed to the hospital to make sure she will not lose the baby. Delete comment or cancel. That nicely symbolizes the gulf between them, and makes the concluding tableau that much more natful.

A Hatful of Rain play by Michael V. It has seldom been revived since its premiere, and for good reason. You will be redirected back to your article in seconds.

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