Veronica 9201

The Motherf**ker With the Hat Reviews

Steppenwolf Downstairs Theatre (Chicago, IL)

Reviews & Ratings

70 ratings
4.5 average rating
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Mic
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2 reviews
1 stars
attended Dec 29 2012

Wonderful performances by all five actors! Very well written and thought provoking. Great experience, highly recommended!

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Helen Kopec Red Velvet
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20 reviews
31 stars
attended Dec 29 2012

The play deals with a lot of issues of dysfunction and family relationships, Passionate acting. It is interesting to watch Jimmy Smits in a play versus being a TV or movie actor. This play has over the top profanity. So please keep that mind if...continued

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2 reviews
11 stars
attended Dec 29 2012

Great acting!

Terrific set!

Interesting ideas.

Worth seeing.

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2 reviews
0 stars
attended Jan 27 2013

I found this play offering so much on many levels. First, the performers had me completely lost in their characters. On a minor note, their articulation was impeccable so I was able to understand every word. Now since a lot of the "words" were...continued

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1 review
0 stars
attended Jan 03 2013

excellent production all around, great script, great cast, great humor.

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1 review
31 stars
attended Dec 29 2012

Great acting by the cast. Enjoyed the writing as well. I really feel like this was a steal.

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31 reviews
42 stars
312 events
31 reviews
42 stars
attended Dec 28 2012

Sandra Delgado is really awesome!

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24 reviews
30 stars
attended Jan 15 2013

One of those shows you just remember. Great performances.

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5 reviews
2 stars
attended Jan 04 2013

A great evening at the Steppenwolf. Well-acted, memorable performances by the entire cast. The overall theme is rehabilitation - both criminal and substance abuse. Tough characters to like, but somehow the playwright makes you care about their...continued

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5 reviews
2 stars
attended Feb 21 2013

Hysterically funny and clever writing, with underlying pathos and addressing deeper issues. Fantastic acting by every single member of the cast. It was an ensemble performance and Jimmy Smits did not act like a "star" in the negative sense at...continued

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1 review
1 stars
attended Jan 19 2013

It was a brilliant show. Character and plot development were surprisingly good! Highly recommended.

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28 reviews
1 stars
attended Jan 20 2013

OMG!! What energy the actors had. The production covered "addiction, dysfuntion families, tumultuous relationship, betrayal, friendship, love/lust and DENIAL. ALL the actors were GREAT, GOOD humor. I would highly recommended. Word of advice not a...continued

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27 reviews
18 stars
attended Jan 04 2013

Excellent portrayals of real life people and universal problems~great acting, actors, and play.

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24 reviews
42 stars
attended Jan 04 2013

This play was brilliant. The acting was outstanding. The themes complex and layered. The script is impeccable...quick, smart and funny. Truly a modern masterpiece. Highly recommend.

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21 reviews
5 stars
attended Dec 30 2012

good acting. lots of 4 letter words, but appropriate for the play.

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20 reviews
8 stars
attended Jan 23 2013

I knew nothing about the story or even the author before I chose to see this show. I went strictly because Jimmy Smits is in it. This is such a powerful story told with only 5 characters. Excellent script, acting, directing, and fascinating set...continued

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19 reviews
3 stars
attended Jan 11 2013

This was an excellent show. The writing was very quick and smart, and the actors did a great job of making their lines clear. The acting itself was excellent, with a special shout out to Julio. The play was funny as well as touching, with very...continued

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16 reviews
5 stars
attended Dec 29 2012

The title will give you an idea of the language used throughout this play so if that bothers you this probably is not your show. I hope you'll get past that, tho, because this is great piece of theater. It's a gritty story of low-class reality...continued

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15 reviews
3 stars
attended Jan 18 2013

Fun seeing Jimmy Smitts, but the "cousin" was the highlight character for me. Enjoyable!

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