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The Motherf**ker With the Hat

From 38 member reviews
Members say: Great acting, Funny, Entertaining, Edgy, Great writing

About the show

T. Schreiber Theatre presents Stephen Adly Guirgis' Tony-nominated play, a darkly comic tale about friendship, love, addiction, and the difficulties of adulthood. More…

Jackie, a petty drug dealer, is just out of prison and trying to stay clean. But he's still in love with his coke-addicted childhood sweetheart, Veronica. Ralph D. is Jackie's too-smooth, slightly slippery sponsor. He's married to the bitter and disaffected Victoria, who, by the way, has the hots for Jackie. And then there's Julio, Jackie's cousin…a stand-up, "stand by me" kind of guy.



October 25th, 2016
"Stephen Adly Guirgis’ heartbreaking script about two f**kups trying hard not to f**k up again has great rhythms, capitalizing on hyper-specific details about New York City and linguistic clues that honor the Puerto Rican heritage of the show’s central characters...Director Peter Jensen builds pa...
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October 28th, 2016
"Now, without a big-name cast or a big space, director Peter Jensen and a top-notch creative team have crafted a compelling production blessed with an equally top-drawer cast...The cast handles Guirgis’s script, a mix of boiling profanity and elevated language, with remarkable naturalism...The ac...
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October 28th, 2016
"Guirgis’s unabashedly vulgar play explores themes of love, morality and choice in one of the most diverse cities in the world, New York...The play, one of Guirgis’s best, is both hilarious and thought-provoking...Director Peter Jensen keeps the production’s energy high, and scenic designer Migue...
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