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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There, a small-town girl who cooks for the jail, and an incarcerated itinerant gambler find – and lose – each other. Nothing here but the lonesome wind all the time, lifting the dirt and blowing out to the prairie.

Ryan E rated it it was amazing Nov 20, Laughton followed and spun him around, jolting him back to his senses. Therre got to have somebody who even knows you’re wrong but likes you just the same. The ending is surprising and, ultimately, tragic.

The short story wjlliam My Name is Araman international bestseller, was about a young boy and the colorful characters of his immigrant family. People are the same everywhere. Loneliness and failure to communicate. It is very symbolic, but it is more down to earth than some of his other plays. 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.


The characters are excelently written and extremely deep as most Saroyan characters are.

Truth and justice or the lack there-of are prevailing themes. Somerset Maugham ‘s Quartetwas never released. Get to another town and get on a train. A wake up call.

Hello, Out There

Kick things off by filling out the form below. Hello Out There was Whale’s last film.

The dialogue is a vibrant blend of realism wlliam lyricism. 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.

Other works by William Saroyan: Amanda Jane Cortney and Fritz Max Darwin are attending a ten year reunion where Sean Donovan Patton is a no show until he does show as a ghost — a memory of lost love. You are Visitor No: He actually condemned the play as being to dark, because he wrote it drunk one night in a hotel room. Jan 30, Ryan Brady rated it liked it.


Myyst rated it really liked it Sep 05, Published January 1st by Samuel French first published Books by William Saroyan. E rated it really liked it.

Colleen rated it liked it Dec 30, Trivia About Hello Out There. Get the hell out of here. Henry Harutyunyan rated it it was amazing Aug 13, tbere CC rated it liked it Sep 19, Hello Out There by William Saroyan.

Hello Out There by William Saroyan play review

Payam rated it it was ok Jul 13, The story takes place in a small Texas jail. Throughout most of the play, there only two characters, Photo-finish and Emily.

Amy rated it liked it Apr 13,