Love is complicated by issues of addiction, sobriety and suspected infidelity in Stephen Adly Guirgis’ ‘The Motherf**ker With the Hat,’ which gets its southeast premiere at GableStage this weekend. Arturo Fernandez plays an ex-con trying to stay clean and sober, with Gladys Ramirez as the gal who’s making his resolve so tough.
Performances are 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2 and 7 p.m. Sunday through Feb. 5 (no late show this Sunday). Tickets are $37.50-$50. GableStage is in the Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. Call 305-445-1119 or visit www.gablestage.org.