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Studio Theatre - Milton Theatre
1501 14th St. NW Washington, DC 20005
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8 stars
Lalibela, Ethopian rest just across street, has nice family atmosphere and okay food.
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We ate at ETTO right down the block on the corner of Q St. The pizza was amazing and the service was great.
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"The Motherf**ker With the Hat"
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4.6 average rating
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8 reviews
6 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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92 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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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 ":


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.”

About the Ticket Supplier: Studio Theatre

Studio Theatre is dedicated to producing the best in contemporary theatre. Its body of work encompasses provocative new writing from around the world, unique special events, and inventive stagings of contemporary classics. Studio strives to present sophisticated writing, stunning design, and extraordinary performance. Studio 2ndStage provides opportunities for emerging and established local and national artists, and Special Events feature one-of-a-kind productions from around the world.