GOD OF CARNAGE by Yasmina Reza, translated by Christopher Hampton Previews
General Event Information
Previews July 16 and 17
July 18 thru August 10, 2014
Winner of the 2009 Tony Award for “Best Play”
London’s Olivier Award for “Best New Comedy”
“Incites the kind of laughter that comes from the gut, as involuntary as hiccups or belching.” -NY Times
When two 11-year-old boys have a playground fight, their parents come together for cocktails, hoping to discuss the situation civilly - to "practice the art of co-existence" rather than "slaughter each other with insurance claims." But the veneer of polite society quickly falls away, and the evening deteriorates into a laugh-out-loud train wreck of finger-pointing, tantrums, and tears. And that's before they break out the rum. The hilarious God of Carnage is the ultimate comedy of manners without manners!