God of Carnage

God of Carnage

by: Christopher Hampton, Yasmina Reza

by: Christopher Hampton, Yasmina Reza

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God of Carnage

God of Carnage

by: Christopher Hampton, Yasmina Reza

by: Christopher Hampton, Yasmina Reza

Overview

What happens when two sets of parents’ meet up to deal with the unruly behaviour of their children? A calm and rational debate between grown-ups about the need to teach kids how to behave properly?

Or a hysterical night of name-calling, tantrums and tears before bedtime? Boys will be boys, but the adults are usually worse – much worse. God of Carnage won the Olivier Award for Best Comedy and the Tony award for Best Play.

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Cautions

  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

Details

  • Time Period: Contemporary
  • Target Audience: Adult

Authors

Christopher Hampton

Christopher Hampton became involved in theatre while studying French and German at Oxford University, and wrote a play in his first year. The Royal Court's production was so successful that it transferred to the Comedy Theatre while he was still a student, making him the youngest writer ever to have a play performed in ...

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Yasmina Reza

Yasmina Reza

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