Addiction talk quietly hits a nerve

John Morello addressed a tough subject — drug abuse — in a program for Housatonic Valley Regional High School program for middle and high school students on May 10. Photo by Patrick L. Sullivan

FALLS VILLAGE — What John Morello does is not exactly comedy, although he does crack jokes. It’s not motivational speaking, but he does try to motivate people. He assumes multiple characters, but it’s not theater.

Whatever it is, Morello brought it to Region One on Thursday, May 10, with three shows at Housatonic Valley Regional High School (HVRHS) — in the morning for middle school students, in the afternoon for the high schoolers, and again in the evening for parents and community members.

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