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Sardi's Tips Its Hat to Chris Rock, Bobby Cannavale and the Cast of Motherf**ker

Sardi's Tips Its Hat to Chris Rock, Bobby Cannavale and the Cast of Motherf**ker
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As The Motherf**ker With the Hat enters its final week of performances, the cast of the Tony-nominated play was given one last honor before their final curtain. On July 13, Chris Rock, Bobby Cannavale, Elizabeth Rodriguez, Annabella Sciorra and Yul Vazquez headed to Sardi's restaurant, where they unveiled their very own portraits. The five stars signed their caricatures, which ...

Motherf**ker Star Yul Vazquez Praises His 'Sweetie,' a Guide Dog Trainee

Motherf**ker Star Yul Vazquez Praises His 'Sweetie,' a Guide Dog Trainee

After a two-show day, Broadway’s pet-owning performers love nothing more than coming home to their number one fan: a loyal four-legged friend. In honor of the annual Broadway Barks dog and cat adoption event, coming up on July 9 in Shubert Alley, we asked stage stars to show their puppy—and kitty!—love by telling us all about their furry pals ...

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Tony Nominee Chat: Motherf**er Yul Vazquez Talks ‘Blazing Trails and Breaking Furniture’ on Broadway

Tony Nominee Chat: Motherf**er Yul Vazquez Talks ‘Blazing Trails and Breaking Furniture’ on Broadway

Tony night is drawing ever nearer, and Broadway.com Editor-in-Chief Paul Wontorek checked in with the current nominees soon after they got the news they’d be walking this year’s red carpet. Yul Vazquez, who is up for Best Featured Actor in a Play for his performance in The Motherf**er With the Hat, shared the even filthier title he hopes ...

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Tony Nominee Chat: Motherf**er's Bobby Cannavale Talks Having a 'Queer Eye' For Girlfriend Sutton Foster

Tony Nominee Chat: Motherf**er's  Bobby Cannavale Talks Having a 'Queer Eye' For Girlfriend Sutton Foster

With Tony night just around the corner, Broadway.com Editor-in-Chief Paul Wontorek caught up with this year's nominees right after they learned about their big news. Best Actor nominee and The Motherf**er With The Hat star Bobby Cannavale had himself a great laugh when talking about the possibility of dropping the F-bomb on the live telecast whenever the play's ...

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Tony Nominee Bobby Cannavale on Love, Fatherhood and Getting the Last Laugh in Motherf**ker

Tony Nominee Bobby Cannavale on Love, Fatherhood and Getting the Last Laugh in Motherf**ker

Bobby Cannavale is an anomaly: a handsome, accomplished actor who honestly doesn’t seem to care about movie or TV stardom. In interviews, his love of the theater is a recurring theme, along with his devotion to ensemble acting. Although he refuses to say so, Cannavale is the star of the Broadway black comedy The Motherf**ker With the Hat, commanding ...

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Tony Nominee The Motherf**ker With the Hat, Starring Bobby Cannavale and Chris Rock, Extends on Broadway

Tony Nominee The Motherf**ker With the Hat, Starring Bobby Cannavale and Chris Rock, Extends on Broadway

Stephen Adly Guirgis’ Tony Award-nominated play The Motherf**ker With the Hat has extended its run at the Schoenfeld Theatre by three weeks. The show, which began performances on March 15 and opened April 11, was originally scheduled to run through June 25 and will now run through July 17, directed by Anna D. Shapiro. The dark comedy stars Bobby ...

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What's Up, Yul Vazquez? The Motherf**ker Scene Stealer on the Tonys, Chris Rock and What It Means to 'Van Damme'

What's Up, Yul Vazquez? The Motherf**ker Scene Stealer on the Tonys, Chris Rock and What It Means to 'Van Damme'

You’ve seen Yul Vázquez onscreen in movies such as American Gangster, Traffic and The A-Team, and he’s a charter member of off-Broadway's LAByrinth Theater Company, which he playfully describes as “insane bikers with scripts.” Now Vázquez is a 2011 Tony nominee for his arresting portrayal of Bobby Cannavale’s flamboyant Cousin Julio in The Motherf**ker With the Hat. In ...

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Squigs Tips His Cap (and Pen) to The Motherf**ker With the Hat

Squigs Tips His Cap (and Pen) to The Motherf**ker With the Hat

Just in time to celebrate the show’s six 2011 Tony nominations, Broadway.com resident artist Justin ‘Squigs’ Robertson headed to the Schoenfeld Theatre to see Stephen Adly Guirgis’ black comedy The Motherf**ker With the Hat. Inspired by the expert ensemble acting of Chris Rock, Annabella Sciorra and Tony nominees Elizabeth Rodriguez, Bobby Cannavale and Yul Vazquez, Squigs captured the ...

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Happy Birthday, Bobby Cannavale! A Tony Nomination Is the Best Gift for the Motherf**ker Star

Happy Birthday, Bobby Cannavale! A Tony Nomination Is the Best Gift for the Motherf**ker Star

The morning the Tony nominations are announced, phones start ringing off the hook for the happy few who get nods. As usual, Broadway.com is among the callers offering congratulations and getting responses. Here are the first reactions from 2011 Tony nominees. Congrats to all!

Bobby Cannavale
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Motherf**ker Playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis Sheds Tears of Joy for His Nominated Actors

Motherf**ker Playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis Sheds Tears of Joy for His Nominated Actors

The morning the Tony nominations are announced, phones start ringing off the hook for the happy few who get nods. As usual, Broadway.com is among the callers offering congratulations and getting responses. Here are the first reactions from 2011 Tony nominees. Congrats to all!

Stephen Adly Guirgis
Nominated for Best Play, The Motherf**ker With the Hat


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Motherf**ker's Yul Vazquez Gets a Tony Wake-Up Call from His Labs

Motherf**ker's Yul Vazquez Gets a Tony Wake-Up Call from His Labs

The morning the Tony nominations are announced, phones start ringing off the hook for the happy few who get nods. As usual, Broadway.com is among the callers offering congratulations and getting responses. Here are the first reactions from 2011 Tony nominees. Congrats to all!

Yul Vazquez
Nominated for Best Featured Actor in a Play, The Motherf**ker With the ...

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Oprah Has as Mother of a Broadway Outing with Chris Rock & Co.

Oprah Has as Mother of a Broadway Outing with Chris Rock & Co.
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As if Oprah Winfrey weren’t busy enough counting down the final episodes of her talk show, the queen of all media took time on April 30 to see her pal Chris Rock act on Broadway in The Motherf**ker With the Hat. As previously noted, Rock ranks second on the list of frequent guests in the 25-year history of The ...

Oprah Winfrey Shares Broadway Dreams With Motherf**ker Star Chris Rock

Oprah Winfrey Shares Broadway Dreams With Motherf**ker Star Chris Rock

As the second most frequent guest in the history of The Oprah Winfrey Show (Celine Dion holds the record), Motherf**ker With the Hat star Chris Rock is accustomed to chatting about his career with the talk show queen. Winfrey recently turned the tables, telling Rock that she has always wanted to act on Broadway. The newly minted stage leading ...

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Seinfeld, Gervais & More Salute the Motherf**ker Cast on Opening Night

Seinfeld, Gervais & More Salute the Motherf**ker Cast on Opening Night

On opening night of The Motherf**ker With the Hat, the red carpet was packed with funny people, from Ricky Gervais and Jerry Seinfeld (Motherf**ker star Chris Rock’s co-stars in the HBO documentary Talking Funny) to movie fave Paul Rudd. Broadway.com chatted with the A-list arrivals, then got the scoop on Stephen Adly Guirgis’ new play from Rock ...

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Bobby Cannavale Crowns Real-Life Love Sutton Foster 'The Motherf**ker With the Taps'

Bobby Cannavale Crowns Real-Life Love Sutton Foster 'The Motherf**ker With the Taps'

Broadway sweethearts Sutton Foster and Bobby Cannavale are coming off a big week: Both opened in shows that require them to remain onstage for much of the running time, anchoring the proceedings and sharing scenes with every other actor. The similarities would seem to end there: She’s playing nightclub singer Reno Sweeney in the classic Cole Porter musical Anything Goes ...

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Annabella Sciorra's Motherf**ker Must-Haves Include 'The Best Invention Ever'

Annabella Sciorra's Motherf**ker Must-Haves Include 'The Best Invention Ever'

Film and TV favorite Annabella Sciorra is making her Broadway debut in the scalding new comedy The Motherf**ker With the Hat. Like all stage stars, Sciorra looks for ways to make her dressing room feel like a home away from home—and in her case, that means indulging her love of photography and combining exercise and relaxation, including playtime with ...

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Did Our Word of Mouth Reviewers Have a Freaking Good Time at The Motherf**ker With the Hat?

Did Our Word of Mouth Reviewers Have a Freaking Good Time at The Motherf**ker With the Hat?

There’s a whole lot of cursing going on at Broadway’s Schoenfeld Theatre, home of Stephen Adly Guirgis’ The Motherf**ker With the Hat. This rollicking play about love, jealousy and addiction stars Chris Rock, Bobby Cannavale, Annabella Sciorra, Elizabeth Rodriguez and Yul Vázquez, directed by Tony winner Anna D. Shapiro. Broadway.com sent Word of Mouth panelists Ameil, Dan and ...

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Chris Rock, Bobby Cannavale & Co. Attract an A-List Crowd to Their Mother of a Broadway Opening

Chris Rock, Bobby Cannavale & Co. Attract an A-List Crowd to Their Mother of a Broadway Opening
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With Chris Rock making his Broadway debut, it’s no surprise that a starry crowd would turn out to cheer him on opening night of Stephen Adly Guirgis’ The Motherf**ker With the Hat. Consider this lineup, all of whom arrived at the Schoenfeld Theatre at the same time: Ricky Gervais, Jerry Seinfeld, Louis C.K and Paul Rudd, plus Tate ...

Elizabeth Rodriguez on Going Head to Head with Rock & Cannavale in The Motherf**ker With the Hat

Elizabeth Rodriguez on Going Head to Head with Rock & Cannavale in The Motherf**ker With the Hat

Age and Hometown: “Older than I look!”; New York, NY

Current Role: A Broadway debut performance as Veronica, the drug-using true love of recovering alcoholic Jackie (Bobby Cannavale) in Stephen Adly Guirgis' The Motherf**ker With the Hat.

Funny Girl: The live-wire Rodriguez was raised in a non-Gossip Girl area of Manhattan's Upper East Side. “I grew up ...

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Chris Rock Weighs In on Charlie Sheen, Chris Brown and the Only Motherf**ker Clip Fit for TV on Good Morning America

Chris Rock Weighs In on Charlie Sheen, Chris Brown and the Only Motherf**ker Clip Fit for TV on Good Morning America

Continuing his media tour in support of The Motherf**ker With the Hat, Chris Rock had Good Morning America host George Stephanopoulos in stitches on April 4 with riffs on recent GMA guest Chris Brown (“Beat a window, not a woman!”), Charlie Sheen (“Have you been to Detroit?”) and more. Asked about his character in Stephen Adly Guirgis’ ...

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No Cue Cards?! Motherf**ker Star Chris Rock Riffs on the Demands of Broadway on CBS Sunday Morning

No Cue Cards?! Motherf**ker Star Chris Rock Riffs on the Demands of Broadway on CBS Sunday Morning

Now that he’s doing eight shows a week in The Motherf**ker with the Hat, Chris Rock has a new respect for Broadway, calling his current job “the acting school I never got to go to.” In a conversation with Harry Smith on the April 3 episode of CBS Sunday Morning, the always witty Rock declared that he now ...

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How Is The Motherf**cker With the Hat Like The Honeymooners? Chris Rock Tells All to David Letterman

How Is The Motherf**cker With the Hat Like The Honeymooners? Chris Rock Tells All to David Letterman

Talk about multitasking: Less than two hours before stepping onstage at Broadway’s Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre in The Motherf**ker With the Hat, superstar comedian Chris Rock chatted about the show—and the Mets, Charlie Sheen and Justin Bieber—with David Letterman on the March 31 edition of Late Night. The second half of the interview is devoted to Rock’s Broadway debut, and ...

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A Fab First Look at Chris Rock, Bobby Cannavale and the Cast of The Motherf**ker with the Hat

A Fab First Look at Chris Rock, Bobby Cannavale and the Cast of The Motherf**ker with the Hat
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Superstar comedian Chris Rock is making his Broadway debut in the world premiere of Stephen Adly Guirgis’ The Motherf**ker with the Hat. This provocative new comedy about a drug addiction sponsor (Rock), his recovering mentee (Bobby Cannavale) and the mentee’s drug-using girlfriend (Elizabeth Rodriguez) is now previewing at the Schoenfeld Theatre in advance of an April 11 opening, but ...

Stephen Adly Guirgis on the Injury That Inspired a Motherf**ker of a Play

Stephen Adly Guirgis on the Injury That Inspired a Motherf**ker of a Play

About the author:
Playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis has been hailed as “a masterful poet of the downtrodden,” portraying colorful characters and New York City street life in plays such as Jesus Hopped the A Train, Our Lady of 121st Street and his latest, The Motherf**ker With the Hat, which opens on April 11 at Broadway’s Schoenfeld Theatre. Guirgis ...

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Grammy-Winning Jazz Musician Terence Blanchard to Compose Music for The Motherf**ker With the Hat

Grammy-Winning Jazz Musician Terence Blanchard to Compose Music for The Motherf**ker With the Hat

Five-time Grammy Award-winning trumpeter Terence Blanchard will compose original music for the world premiere Broadway production of Stephen Adly Guirgis’ The Motherf**ker With the Hat. The play, which stars Bobby Cannavale, Chris Rock, Elizabeth Rodriguez, Annabella Sciorra and Yul Vázquez, is set to begin previews at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre on March 15 and open on April 11 for ...

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