God of Carnage

Oct 14 - Nov 13, 2016

Ferocious, Tony Award-winning Comedy of Bad Manners
Written by Yasmina Reza | Translated by Christopher Hampton | Directed by Jessica Bird
Runs: October 22 - November 13
Previews: October 14 - 21
Opening Night: October 22
Show Times: Thurs / Fri / Sat 8pm | Matinee Sat 3 / Sun 2pm

This 90-minute domestic comedy takes you on an adventure into the darkest, most terrifying recesses of American life: parenthood.  When two New York couples meet to discuss their sons' playground tussle, a civilized evening of pleasantries and small talk erupts in a chaotic explosion of anarchy and vitriol. GOD OF CARNAGE delivered a sucker-punch to the Broadway scene, taking home the 2009 Tony for Best Play and earning knock-out reviews.

This production features four veteran NVA performers: Manny Fernandes, Melissa Fernandes, Jeffrey Jones*, and Executive Artistic Director Kristianne Kurner!

Note: Mature Audiences Only.
*Member of Actor's Equity Association

"Elegant, acerbic and entertainingly fueled on pure bile" - Variety

SPECIAL EVENT: Agents of Civilization: A Talkback Moderated by Dr. Kimber Quinney

Saturday, Nov. 5, immediately following the 3pm performance of God of Carnage (Free event)

Dr. Kimber Quinney is Assistant Professor in the History Department at the California State University, San Marcos.  Among the varied courses that she teaches on a regular basis are the History of U.S. Foreign Policy, the History of Religion in America, and the History of Citizenship.  In addition to teaching, Kimber serves as Campus Coordinator for the American Democracy Project and is a member of the Civility Campaign at CSU San Marcos. Dr. Quinney holds the conviction that civic agency­­--the capacities of citizens to work collaboratively across differences such as partisan ideology, faith, income, geography, and ethnicity to address common challenges, solve problems, and create common ground—is one of the most important skills and dispositions that she can teach her students.

 

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