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Holy Sh*t! What A Bada** Cast!!!

28 July 2013

We are proud to announce our amazing cast for THE MOTHERFUCKER WITH THE HAT.  We have an exciting mix of returning and new artists to work on Stephen Adly Guirgis’ foul mouthed tale of jealousy and friendship.  We were able to get Ben Wolfe to return to Hyde Park after his brilliant performance in THE PAIN AND THE ITCH last fall to play the protaganist Jackie in MOTHER.  Also returning from THE PAIN AND THE ITCH to play Jackie’s foul mouthed girl friend is super talented Indigo Rael (who also played the stripper-with-a-heart-of-gold Sweetheart in EXIT, PURSUED BY A BEAR).  The role of Cousin Julio will be shared by first time Cap T collaborator Rommel Sulit and Austin favorite Jude Hickey.  A newcomer to Cap T but not to Austin stages is Aaron Alexander who plays Ralph D, Jackie’s addiction sponsor.  Rounding out the cast and playing Ralph D’s wife Victoria is Cap T favorite Antoinette Robinson (SPIRITS TO ENFORCE and MR MARMALADE).

 

Jackie – Ben Wolfe

Ben Wolfe (Jackie) is a member of the Austin Playhouse and Hyde Park Theatre acting companies. MOTHERFUCKER marks Ben’s third collaboration with Capital T.  He last appeared in Cap T’s THE PAIN AND THE ITCH as well as I ?  WALMART.  Directing credits: THREE VIEWINGS, HEROES (AD), THE 39 STEPS (AD), and BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON (AD). Stage credits:  THE LION IN WINTER, THE TURN OF THE SCREW, PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE, PEER GYNT, A FLEA IN HER EAR, FROST/NIXON, SPEED-THE-PLOW, THE DOG IN THE MANGER (B. Iden Payne and Critics’ Table Awards), ROMEO & JULIET (BIP Award), 2 INTO WAR: THE RETREATING WORLD (BIP Award), FEATURING LORETTA (BIP Award). Voice credits: SAMURAI X, SOUL HUNTER, WEDDING PEACH, ZONE OF THE ENDERS the series, ZONE OF THE ENDERS: IDOLO, WIZARD 101, DISHONORED, and DC UNIVERSE ONLINE. Film credits: HOLY HELL, THE QUIET GIRL’S GUIDE TO VIOLENCE,SECOND IMPRESSION, PROJECT: RANT.


Veronica – Indigo Rael

Veronica is Indigo’s third role with Capital T, previously playing EXIT PURSUED BY A BEAR’s Sweetheart, and Kalina in THE PAIN AND THE ITCH.  She studied art at the University of North Texas before moving to Mexico where she performed as Sister James in the Lakeside Little Theatre’s production of DOUBT. Other Austin credits include The Institution Theatre’s STAGED BY THE BELL, and the improv troupes SWORDFIGHT, and GOAT. Indigo is also a passionate artist and activist. She is currently writing, producing and crafting a world of mutant garbage for THE PLASTIC MERMAID ADVENTURE SHOW, a webseries about Polly Mermaid from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.


 

Ralph D – Aaron Alexander

Aaron is excited to make his Capital T debut in MOTHERFUCKER. He is a graduate of St. Edwards University (2005) where he got his first taste for Theatre in roles such as ‘Habu’ in TRACERS, and ‘Hades/King Ceyx’ in METAMORPHOSES.After college he’s had the privilege to play such roles as ‘Robert Johnson’ in ROBERT JOHNSON:TRICK THE DEVIL,  ‘Toby’ in A BEHANDING IN SPOKANE, ‘Nikos’ in BIG LOVE, and ‘Macbeth’ in MACBETH. He has been seen most recently attacking the screen, big and little, in ASSASSINS CREED 3, and STREETS OF RAGE with the DePixelated Films film company and soon to hit the festival circuit TEARS AT DAWN


Cousin Julio – Rommel Sulit

This is Rommel’s debut with Capital T. He is a stage and film actor, an Austin Critics Table Award nominee, and has worked extensively in theatre, film and television. Recent film work includes the upcoming feature SACRIFICE by JuntoFilms and Bradley Jackson’s INTRAMURAL currently shooting in Austin. Recent theatrical roles include Coach in Andrew Hinderaker’s COLOSSAL (UT Cohen New Works Festival), Jean Giono in THE MAN WHO PLANTED TREES (The Exchange Artists), Warwick in ROSE RAGE (The Hidden Room Theatre), Constantine in BIG LOVE (Shrewd Productions) and Jeff Kling in MEN OF TORTUGA (Street Corner Arts). He trained at the School at Steppenwolf in Chicago and is a co-founding member of Street Corner Arts here in Austin. Look for him in Steve Wilson’s upcoming production of THE BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE by William Saroyan, and in Street Corner Arts’ production of Jason Wells’ THE NORTH PLAN playing at Hyde Park Theatre in December.


Victoria – Antoinette Robinson

Antoinette is excited to be a part of this production with Capital T, she was last seen in Capital T’s production of SPIRITS TO ENFORCE.  She also appeared in Cap T’s early production of MR. MARMALADE for which she was nominated for a B. Iden Payne award for Best Actress. Since then Antoinette has graced the stages of UT while finishing and graduating with her MFA. Some of her favorite roles there include Melissa in DREAM OF PERFECT SLEEP, Rosaline in LOVE’S LABOUR’S LOST, Francine/Lena in CLYBOURNE PARK and Sarah in STOP KISS. She was also seen as Alma in the Seattle Children’s Theater production of EDGE OF PEACE. As of 2012 Antoinette joined 11 other artists and Marcela Lorca at the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis to present the premiere production of TIME SENSITIVE where she played Mother Earth. Currently she is gearing up to move to New York to begin the next chapter of her life and career.

Cousin Julio – Jude Hickey

This is Jude’s second and long overdue collaboration with Cap T.  He last appeared in Cap T’s I GOOGLE MYSELF in the winter and summer of 2008.  Originally from Nebraska, he moved here to this beautiful oasis in 2002. He and his husband have lived in the Bouldin Creek area ever since. Both are performers. Jude has been seen on many stages with the likes of the Rude Mechs, Hyde Park Theatre, Salvage Vanguard and many more. He also dances with several different choreographers. If not on stage Jude can be found at the downtown YMCA where he works full time as a director.