Next play in my little unalphabetized pile of Samuel French plays is Hello Out There: A One-Act Play, by William. Hello Out There William Saroyan This is one of Saroyan’s short plays. It’s only about twenty pages long, but it sure packs a punch within those pages. William Saroyan didn’t think much of Hello Out There. It’s a strange piece that brought us Al Pacino in his first Broadway stage appearance in.

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Unlike most of Saroyan, this is a stark, realistic play. Lobero Theatre in Santa Barbara, California. Views Read Edit View history. Many of Saroyan’s stories were based on his childhood experiences among the Armenian-American fruit growers of the San Joaquin Valley, or dealt with the rootlessness of the immigrant.

Somebody who knows you, from away back. Are people different in San Francisco? He was in a class being taught by his longtime friend Charlie Laughton on this play. Laughten got a friend of his to let them perform it his “Cafe Cino”. To see what your friends thought of this book, willlam sign up.

Very very good piece. Father Brad Fryman makes a sight gag appearance. The short story collection My Name is Araman international bestseller, was about a young boy and the colorful characters of his immigrant family. Laughton followed and spun him around, jolting him back saroyxn his senses.


Trivia About Hello Out There. Carol Bayley rated it really liked it Jul 19, The dialogue crackles and the way the short play is structured is very clever.

The play itself is quite cyclical reminiscent of absurdismending with the same line, “Hello out there! Nick therw it liked it May 23, She is the same lawyer that had been interviewed by said TV host and walked out on him.

William Saroyan was an American – Armenian author. Retrieved from ” https: Here we have a very good Stewart Walker as the wayward gambler incarcerated for a supposed rape and the jail house cook skillfully played by Dianna Martin with a tenderness and a longing to reach out to even an alleged criminal for some affection.

Two people on a blind date Donovan Patton and Jane Cortney have two other actors alongside voicing their actual thoughts as opposed to what they are actually saying Max Darwin and Christine Verleny.

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He continued his education on his own, supporting himself by taking odd jobs, such as working as an office manager for the San Francisco Thede Company. For more info see http: Kick things off by filling out the form below.

Inesa Tadevosyan rated it it was amazing May 08, In a solo piece Forgiven Jane Cortney confesses — at length — to a priest who she thinks is gay and warns him to stay away from young boys. Other works by William Saroyan: Thanks for telling us about the problem. Lomy shalabi rated it it was ok Dec 20, Lists with This Book.


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Get away—just get away from here. I like Saroyan’s use of realistic dialogue and subtext to create a starkly emotional atmosphere. You got to have somebody who even knows you’re wrong but likes you just the same.

A famous attorney Laura Siner takes on his case. A wake up call.

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All acting is superb. Blind Date is short and hysterical. The stranger is arrested and coerced into signing a confession by an abusive cop William Laney. Brown rated it it was ok Jul 09, Reem rated it really liked it Aug 29, Hala EL-Gendy rated it liked it Jul 05, Jan 30, Ryan Brady rated it liked it.

When they meet, it is love at first sight. You got to have somebody staying with you all the time— through winters when it’s cold, and springtime when it’s pretty, and summertime when it’s nice and hot and you can go swimming—through all the times—rain and snow and all the different kinds of weather a man’s got to go through before he dies.

Leave A Comment Name. A few of his early short articles were published in Overland Monthly.