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.
The cast includes Megan Abell (Prostitute), Matthew Boyce (Detective Hugo Cummings), Bonnie Cannon-Brown (Chorus), Emily Cannon-Brown (Sophie), David Donahoe (John Green), Warren Douglas (Man 1/Chorus), Alexa Erbach (Prostitute/Dancer), Shane Lacoss (Man II/Chorus), Kevin Maleike (The Bobby), Lance Olds (Jack the Ripper), Chloë Patellis (Elizabeth), Roman Rachline (Sailor Bill/Chorus), Casey Shane (Herbert Wingate), Maxine Stewart (Annie), Arley Tapirian (Martha Wingate) and Julie Udine (Jenny Treadwell).
Director - John Gould Rubin
Choreographer -Bronwen Carson
Composer/Musical Director – Tom Herman
Musical Director - Andy Cohen
Producing Director - Barb Kielhofer
Assistant Director - Laine Bonstein
Assistant Choreographer - Alexa Erbach
Stage Manager - Amanda Yollin
Asst. Stage Manager - Aurora Hicks Beach
Set Designer/Props - Andreea Mincic
Costume Designer - Sherry Martinez
Lighting Designer - Lois Catanzaro
Sound Designer - Chris Barlow
Dialect Coach - Matthew Ellis Murphy
Set Design: George Allison, Costume Design: Karen Ann Ledger, Sound Design: Christopher Rummer, Assistant Director: Brittney Venable
Starring members of T. Scheiber's Studio
Starring Joanna Bayless and Eric Williams.
The father, an ex-cop, commandeers his wife's project putting the whole family into survivalist mode. Walker said of the play, "These warrior women and the guy trying to find a place with them again are all working to survive in a threatening environment, struggling to make it in the world. There are no big political issues, just an attempt to hang in there."
Saturday, November 12th performance is $50.00
Festival. This year is the 25th anniversary of that move. Introducing the play, Chambers wrote, "Life is not a crap shoot; it is what we who love each other do together, and that is, in itself, sufficient meaning."
The Homecoming offers a darkly comedic view of feminine power, while The Birthday Party explores the destruction of the artist by powerful authoritarian figures.
Schedule varies – call ahead or go to www.pinterproject.com for info.