The National has long had a special way with arresting productions of American plays — Mamet's Glengarry Glen Ross famously had its world premiere at the National's Cottesloe Theatre (as it then was) in 1983, while his 1988 play Speed-the-Plow had its UK premiere there in 1989, a year after it had debuted on Broadway.
The Motherf**ker with the Hat
Things are looking up for Jackie. He's out of jail and staying clean thanks to his sponsor. He might even have found a job. And of course there's Veronica, who he's loved since 8th grade. Nothing could come between them - except a hat.