Ben Brantley, New York Times
4 reviews, average rating:(4.0 Stars)
Saw God of Carnage on April 4th and it was simply the best show I've seen o... more »
My girl friend and I purchased tickets for the show on the internet and whe... more »
I would say that the play was "very disappointing" if I hadn't previously s... more »
What happens when two sets of parents meet up to deal with the unruly behaviour of their children. A calm and rational debate between grown ups about the need to teach kids how to behave properly? Or a hysterical night of name calling, tantrums and tears before bedtime?
Jeff Daniels, Dylan Baker, Lucy Liu and Janet McTeer star in the US premiere of The God of Carnage, a new comedy by French playwright Yasmina Reza.
Daniels plays a lawyer and the father of a nine-year-old boy who has hit another child in the school playground. As a result, he and his wife are invited to the victim's parent's home to discuss the matter.
The masks (and the gloves) come off in this witty dissection of bourgeois values.
Previews from : 28th February 2009
Opened : 22nd March 2009
Closes: 6 June 2010
Audience: God Of Carnage is inappropriate for children aged under 16 (strong language). Children under 4 years of age will not be admitted into the Bernard B Jacobs Theater.
Run Time: 90 minutes with no intermission
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