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||THEATER AstonRep's 'God of Carnage' through Dec. 12
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AstonRep Theatre Company is running a revival of Yasmina Reza's frenetic dark comedy God of Carnage, translated by Christopher Hampton and co-directed by directed by Derek Bertelsen and Robert Tobin.
God of Carnage is running through Sunday, Dec. 12, at The Edge Off-Broadway Theater, 1133 W. Catalpa Ave.
The cast includes Maggie Antonijevic, Mike Newquist, Erin Kathleen O'Brien and Mark Tacderas.
Plot synopsis: Two high-strung couples, Alan and Annette Raleigh and Michael and Veronica Novak, decide to meet one evening for a civilized discussion about a playground altercation between their two young sons. What follows is a comically explosive downhill slide from polite, political correctness to full-on character assassination. A no-holds-barred look at what happens when the littlest things end up pushing us completely over the edge.
Tickets are currently available at www.astonrep.com or 773-828-9129.
Note: all patrons will need to provide proof of vaccination when picking up tickets and wear a mask inside the venue during the performance. Please visit AstonRep's safety page for additional COVID-related information.
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