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Tonys Preview: The Title

Depends on the media outlet. In ads and press coverage of the Stephen Adly Guirgis play (starring Chris Rock and Bobby Cannavale), the standard censoring (as it reads on the marquee) is “Motherf**ker.” Variety, always a stickler for absolute accuracy, has no such fear.

But the New York Times uses just an empty line for the entire word, encouraging readers to fill in the fuckin’ blank for themselves.

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