God of Carnage

God of Carnage

Christopher Hampton, Yasmina Reza

God of Carnage

God of Carnage

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 subsequent production was so successful that it transferred to the Comedy Theatre while he was still a student, making hi ...

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Yasmina Reza

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