“I was raised a Catholic, so I can even feel a little, you know, embarrassed or guilty if I’m really offending people’s sensibilities. To a degree,” says Stephen Adly Guirgis, whose best-known play has the kind of title that sends mainstream news outlets like this one scrambling to decide how to refer to it. The play, which we call “The [Expletive] With the Hat,” was a Broadway hit in 2011 and opened Sunday at SpeakEasy Stage Company.
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