Veronica 9201

The Motherf**ker With the Hat Reviews

Steppenwolf Downstairs Theatre (Chicago, IL)

Reviews & Ratings

"The Motherf**ker With the Hat"
70 ratings
4.5 average rating
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Mic
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2 reviews
13 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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Havana Red Velvet
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25 reviews
52 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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1 review
62 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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2 reviews
14 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
1 stars
attended Jan 03 2013

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

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51 reviews
67 stars
430 events
51 reviews
67 stars
attended Dec 28 2012

Sandra Delgado is really awesome!

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28 reviews
56 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
24 stars
attended Jan 15 2013

One of those shows you just remember. Great performances.

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MarienneP Red Velvet
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11 reviews
8 stars
attended Dec 28 2012

This is a very earthy play featuring characters who are not a part of mainstream society. Although the language was very strong, I felt it fit well with the characters who were portrayed. I also thought that the play showed that even someone who...continued

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41 reviews
6 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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24 reviews
29 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
6 stars
attended Dec 30 2012

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

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21 reviews
11 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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20 reviews
4 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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18 reviews
4 stars
attended Jan 20 2013

Enjoyed the play, but there was too much foul language that took away from the main story. Yes the language was a bit shocking at first as designed, but it became too predictable and was used for fillers. I like the way the story line developed...continued

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18 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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16 reviews
6 stars
attended Jan 18 2013

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

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14 reviews
18 stars
attended Jan 05 2013

Great play! Funny and interesting. Wonderful cast. I would like to see it again.

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