Tazewell Thompson directs a cast including Royce Johnson (Ralph), Clea Alsip (Veronica), Varin Ayala (Cousin Julio), Ben Cole (Jackie) and Vanessa Wasche (Victoria).
Motherf**ker with the Hat, about the tangled relationship between a former drug dealer and his girlfriend, will continue through Dec. 4. It is the first production of the company's 2011-2012 season.
The play received critical acclaim upon its Broadway arrival last spring, with a cast that included Bobby Cannavale, Elizabeth Rodriguez, Annabella Sciorra, Yul Vazquez and Chris Rock. It ran for 140 performances.
The design team for the TheaterWorks production includes Donald Eastman (set design), Harry Nadal (costume design), Philip S. Rosenberg (lighting design) and Fabian Obispo (sound design).
Guirgis' plays include Little Flower of East Orange, Jesus Hopped the A Train, In Arabia We'd All Be Kings, Our Lady Of 121st Street, Den Of Thieves and Dominica The Fat Ugly Ho.
For tickets and further information visit theaterworkshartford.org.