Category: Play Reviews

The Struggles of Addiction and Codependency highlight

— Players on the Wall’s production of The Motherf**ker with the Hat.

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Photo by Players on the Wall, retrieved from their Facebook Page.

As with most his plays, Stephen Adly Guirgis holds no punches in his funny, darkly humorous play, The Motherf**ker with the Hat – in which an ex-convict returns home after two years in prison to discover a hat that’s not his in the apartment he shares with his girlfriend. Centered around fidelity and sobriety, the play follows Jackie on a cathartic journey as life on parole tears him a new one. This initially rich source material provides just the right backdrop for Players on the Wall’s sophomore production. Add in the unique venue, The Lowbrow Palace, and you’d have a recipe for a thoroughly unique evening of theatre.

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