“God of Carnage” an award winning comedy by Yasmina Reza (translated by Christopher Hampton) opens the 29th Season for Carpenter Square Theatre this Friday, September 7, 2012. Running through September 23, this show is about two couples who come together to discuss the playground altercation of their two 11-year old sons. As the play unfolds both couples and the boys learn a lot about life and human nature. Because of language this award winning comedy would be rated PG-13.
In 2009 “God of Carnage” received the Tony Award and the Olivier Award as well as the Outer Critics Circle and Drama League Awards for Best Play. Yasmina Reza is a French playwright, novelist, screenwriter and actress best known for her plays “Art” and “Life X Three.”
Rhonda Clark, Artistic Director for Carpenter Square Theatre directs Mike Waugh, Lilli Bassett, Chad Baker and Mona Campbell as the two sets of parents involved. Caleb Schnackenberg is technical director and Jay C. Shardt is lighting designer as Angela Curtis is production stage manager.
For reservations for “God of Carnage”, season tickets, or information visit www.carpentersquare.com or call 405-232-6500. Carpenter Square Theatre is enjoying much success at their new location at 800 West Main in Oklahoma City where there is easy access and parking. The Lobby features various artists for each show, and drinks are available at the Carpenter Square Bar for patrons.