Yasmina Reza's Tony-winning play God of Carnage opens its Off-Broadway premiere April 27 at Theatre Row. The Theatre Breaking Through Barriers production began previews April 18 for its run through May 20.
Starring Tony nominee Christiane Noll (Ragtime), David Burtka (Gypsy), Carey Cox (The Glass Menagerie), and film actor Gabe Fazio (A Star is Born), the play follows two New York couples who meet to talk out an unfortunate incident concerning their children. Though things begin with civility, the night wears on and veneers of politeness crack.
Director Nicholas Viselli helms the work, translated by Christopher Hampton. Set designer Bert Scott, lights and projection designer Samuel J. Biondolillo, and costume designer Olivia V. Hern constitute the creative team. Casting is by Andrea Zee of Zee Casting.
God of Carnage premiered on Broadway in 2009 at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre. The original starred Jeff Daniels, Hope Davis, James Gandolfini, and Marcia Gay Harden. It ran for over a year, and earned six Tony nominations. In addition to winning the Tony for Best Play, Matthew Warchus won the Tony for his direction while Marcia Gay Harden took home the Tony for Best Actress in a Play.
TBTB is dedicated to advancing artists and developing audiences of people with disabilities. The production will include supertitles and audio description to make every performance fully accessible.
Go inside rehearsals for the Off-Broadway revival below.