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Studio Theatre - Milton Theatre
1501 14th St. NW Washington, DC 20005
202-332-3300
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127 events
43 reviews
14 stars
We ate right on the corner of Q Street at Etto. If you get there before 6:30 it was not crowded and the food is very good and reasonably priced. We locked the grilled squid and the pizzas are excellent.
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16 reviews
12 stars
Lalibela, Ethopian rest just across street, has nice family atmosphere and okay food.
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Reviews & Ratings

"The Motherf**ker With the Hat"
70 ratings
4.6 average rating
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14 events
8 reviews
8 stars
attended Jan 30 2013

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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Eddie Eitches Red Velvet
198 events
103 reviews
4 stars
attended Feb 07 2013

The actors were phenomenal with their perfect accents and gesticulation. The story moved swiftly for a two hour, no intermission performance. The script combines violence, love, and comedy. As to the language and male nudity, well,...continued

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57 reviews
22 stars
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Quotes & Highlights

“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/

Description

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.”