The Motherf**ker With the Hat: Hit Comedy at The Studio Theatre
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The last date listed for The Motherf**ker With the Hat was Sunday March 24, 2013 / 7:00pm.
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A stage littered with liquor bottles and café chairs transforms from a Parisian bistro to the banks… More
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Really terrific production. It's a complicated examination of deception, betrayal, and heart, and it's very funny, too. The cast was uniformly wonderful. The set design was clever, and scene changes were briskly choreographed, so that even though it's 2 hours with no intermission, it didn't drag. I'd absolutely recommend it, with the caveat that it's profane from the first minute to the last.
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A compelling play, well-acted, but not for the faint of heart. The title tells you there will be strong language, but it is done in a context that is real and immediate. Gurgis captures the hard truths, the false "friendships" and both the joy and...continued
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“Affecting and seductively funny. An excellent cast!” -The Washington Post
“A laugh-a-minute tragedy.” -DC Theatre Scene
“Purely human, a cut to the quick exploration of what it means to be alive and kicking and loving in urban America.” -MD Theatre Guide
“Cheerfully vulgar and in your face, defiant Studio Theatre’s latest eclectic production is directed with humor and finesse by Serge Seiden.” -"DC Metro Theater Arts ":http://www.dcmetrotheaterarts.com/2013/02/05/the-motherfucker-with-the-hat-at-the-studio-theatre-by-sydney-chanele-dawkins/
Jackie, out on parole and newly sober, is determined to start anew with his childhood sweetheart Veronica, but her unrelenting coke addiction, his slick-talking AA sponsor, and the discovery of another man’s hat in his living room all threaten to derail Jackie’s tenuous progress. With passion, profanity, and genuine vulnerability, Jackie and Veronica untangle their decades of codependence as they wrestle with the painful limitations of trust, desire, and rehabilitation.
Stephen Adly Guirgis’ rapid-fire black comedy was a smash hit on Broadway, where _The New York Times _called it a “bruising, tragicomic apache dance of love, betrayal and indecision.”