Théâtre français de Toronto is proud to present the triple Tony-award winning Broadway comedy, Le Dieu du carnage (GOD OF CARNAGE) by Yasmina Reza. Directed by Diana Leblanc, the original French version of the play will be presented at the Berkeley Street Theatre from October 19 to November 5.
In GOD OF CARNAGE two married couples meet to sort out a playground fight between their sons. At first, niceties are observed but as the evening progresses and the rum flows, the gloves come off and the night becomes a side-splitting free-for-all.
The most talked about and critically acclaimed comedy of the 2009 Broadway season, GOD OF CARNAGE is the “savagely funny” play by Yasmina Reza, the award-winning playwright of such hits as ART and Life x3. Hailed by critics as, “Hilarious. Ninety minutes of sustained mayhem.” (The New Yorker), and “Enormously fun to watch.” (Entertainment Weekly), GOD OF CARNAGE is a comedy of manners… without the manners!
Directed by Diana Leblanc. Featuring Colombe Demers, Olivier L’Écuyer, Christian Laurin and Tara Nicodemo.
Set design & Lighting design: Glen Charles Landry; Stage Management: Gariel Dubé; Surtitles: Gunta Dreifeld.
TfT is the only Toronto theatre company to have acquired the rights to this play. There will be nine English surtitled performances for English speaking and Francophile theatre goers to enjoy!
The film version is coming out in December 2011. Beat Hollywood and see it here first!
Le Dieu de carnage (God of Carnage) by Yasmina Reza
October 19 to November 5
Théâtre français de Toronto | Berkeley Street Theatre Upstairs – 26 Berkeley Street, Toronto.
OPENING: Friday, October 21
Previews: October 19 and 20 at 8PM
Evening Performances: Wed. to Sat. at 8PM – Sat. Mat.: Oct. 29 & Nov. 5 at 3:30 PM – Sun. Mat.: Oct .23 and 30 at 2:30 PM | English Surtitled Performances: Oct 19, 21, 26, 28, Nov 2, 4, 5 at 8 PM; Oct. 29 & NOV. 5 at 3:30 PM
Tickets: Adults: $33 to $48 | Seniors (65 +): $28 to $41. Pay-What-You-Can Wed. evenings.
Box Office: (416) 534-6604 or 1-800-819-4981 and www.theatrefrancais.com