God of Carnage

by Yasmina Reza
Co-produced with Unicorn Theatre in partnership with UMKC Theatre

October 19 – November 13, 2011
The Unicorn Theatre

Single Tickets now available!

Two couples meet to have a civil discussion regarding a schoolyard fight between their sons. What results is a savagely hysterical night of tantrums and tears before bedtime — and the kids aren’t even there! This sharp-edged new play is a 90-minute thrill ride that takes you into the most dangerous place on earth: parenthood.

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“Reza’s commercial success is often held against her. But here, as so often, she holds the mirror up to bourgeois hypocrisy with the savage indignation of a born satirist.”
Michael Billington, The Guardian

About the Show

Interview with John Rensenhouse and Cynthia Levin

Married Couple in Life and on Stage in “God of Carnage”

KCUR’s Steve Walker reports on what happens when a happily married couple plays one whose union isn’t so blissful. Click to listen to the interview with Brian Paulette and Cinnamon Schultz