A Mind Full of Venom

[10-minute] While in Rome to defend himself against charges of heresy, Galileo Galilei receives an unexpected visitor: Father Tommaso Caccini, the very man who denounced him and reported him to the Inquisition. Has Caccini come to apologize, as he claims, or does he have other motives?
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A Mind Full of Venom

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  • Timothy Gadomski:
    1 Oct. 2020
    Wow. This play reminds me of the passion within the script "Amadeus" (one of my favorite plays.) Well researched and well written, this show is easily producible and I would love to see it live one day.
  • Cheryl Bear:
    26 Jul. 2020
    A fascinating history as Galileo goes head to head with the preacher responsible for his prosecution. A captivating exchange!

Character Information

  • Galileo
    51,
    Italian
    ,
    Male
    The scientist and mathematician.
  • Caccini
    41,
    Italian
    ,
    Male
    A conservative Dominican priest.

Production History

  • Professional
    ,
    The Pear Theatre, Mountain View, CA
    ,
    2018