T. Schreiber Theatre (TST) celebrates its 48th Anniversary with the first play of their 2016-17 Season, The Motherf**ker with the Hat by Stephen Adly Guirgis. The production is the first New York revival of the play since the Broadway run in 2011. Playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 2015 for his play Between Riverside and Crazy and co-created the hit Netflix series The Get Down with Baz Luhrmann.
The Motherf**ker with the Hat is directed by TST Artistic Director Peter Jensen whose production of Balm in Gilead, won a 2011 New York Innovative Theatre Award for Outstanding Production of a Play. Producing Director Halle Morse produces the show. Jennifer Weiser assistant directs. TST is currently nominated for 13 New York Innovative Theatre (NYIT) awards, including Outstanding Premiere Production of a Play for Natural Life, and Outstanding Revival of a Play for Hot L. Baltimore and Harper Regan.
Jackie’s life is on the verge of coming together. He was just released from jail, joined AA, and has a new sponsor helping him stay clean and sober. Then there’s Veronica, his childhood sweetheart. When the smell of Aqua Velva, and a hat comes between them, sparks fly. Fast, furious and filled with sharp poetic dialogue and flawed, colorful, wounded characters, The Motherf**ker with the Hat crackles with truth, humor and a sense of hope. A dark comic tale about friendship, love, addiction, and the difficulties of adulthood in New York City.
The cast features Jill Bianchini, Casey Braxton, Omar Bustamante, Robby Ramos, and Viviana Valeria.
The creative team includes set design by Miguel Urbino, lighting design by Eric Cope, sound design by Andy Evan Cohen, costume design by Sherry Martinez, property design by Lilian Sun, stage management by Clarissa Marie Ligon, assistant stage managers Tai Thompson and Jessica Baird, production assistant Raquel Loving, and technical director Ana Dratz.Produced by Halle Morse.
About the Company: T. Schreiber Theatre
The mission of T. Schreiber Studio and Theatre is to advance the art of acting by creating an environment in which rigorous professional training, tested by the demands of performance, achieves fulfillment in an Off-Off Broadway venue that nourishes artists through lifelong membership and engages a diverse audience.
In Support of this mission our goals are:
â€¢Intimate, challenging productions that burnish artistic progress and reward the audience,
â€¢Nurture new plays and emerging playwrights
â€¢Illuminate timely revivals
â€¢Innovative industry partnerships.
â€¢Training that challenges artists at every career stage
â€¢Highly qualified faculty respectful of our mission.
Remember all donations are tax deductible. T. Schreiber Studio is a not-for-profit tax exempt organization under Section 501 ( c ) 3 of the Internal Revenue Code.
Theater: T. Schreiber Studio Theatre
Address: 151 West 26th Street, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10001
Cost:$20.00 - $40.00
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