The Motherf**ker With The Hat

ensemble theatre · the motherf**kers · Ages 16+ · United States of America

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CATHY FINK certified reviewer June 20, 2017
It started off with a laugh and the story sucks you right in. The story is gritty, real, and makes you feel like you’re eavesdropping on their conversations. I think a lot of people can relate to the dysfunctional relationships portrayed and the situations that arise because of it. The guy who played Julio was hilarious; he should have his own TV show! At the end of the play I cried a little, it really touched me. I highly recommend it. ... full review
TONY FRANKEL stage and cinema certified reviewer June 21, 2017
tagged as: Fucking funny
One of the best fucking productions at the Fringe. This crackling, compelling play is given star treatment by director Tony Gatto, who uses the intimate space beautifully.... full review
ASHLEY STEED stage raw and la bitter lemons certified reviewer June 22, 2017
Recently released from prison, Jackie (Jorge-Luis Pallo) comes home to his longtime girlfriend, Veronica (Fayna Sanchez), with some gifts to celebrate a new job. Things are going to be different for them. But then, when he spots an unfamiliar hat on the table, he goes into a rage — just who is the motherfucker with the hat? Playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis’s richly profane (and profound) 2011 Tony-nominated play is given an excellent run with a sharp ensemble. Pallo brings both the machismo and desperation as Jackie. Sanchez is fierce as Jackie’s addict girlfriend Veronica. Nelson Delrosario as Ralph D — Jackie’s AA sponsor and best friend — depicts a man narrowly focused on his own worldview, and who is eager to help Jackie (though not ne... full review