Dobama Extends 'God of Carnage' Through May 20

Yasmina Reza’s play of unmannerly suburban manners was a 2009 hit on Broadway, and is apparently a smash in Cleveland Heights, too.

is doing so well at that the performances have been extended through May 20.

The additional shows are:

Thursday, May 17, 7:30 p.m.
Friday, May 18, 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, May 19, 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, May 20, 2:30 p.m.

The theater will also host special events during the bonus weekend. For more information, visit Dobama's site and read the preview by Christine Howey below.

Parents Act Out in God of Carnage, Opening at Dobama

It’s embarrassing when your child hurts another classmate during a fight. That’s why the parents of both children usually come together to work things out. But when that happens in , the bad behavior is only beginning.

The adults begin acting more and more like children and, with nobody around to give them a time-out, the comedic barbs reputedly fly hot and heavy. The San Francisco Chronicle called it, “over-the-top funny.”

Playwright Yasmina Reza, who wrote the popular and much-produced Art, constructs the four-person liquor-fueled conflagration that won the 2009 Tony Award for Best Play.

At Dobama, the dueling parents will be played by John Hedges, Tracee Patterson, Scott Miller and Derdriu Ring. Artistic director of Dobama, Joel Hammer, will direct

God of Carnage: April 20-May 20 at Dobama Theatre, 2340 Lee Road, 216-932-3396, dobama.org. Tickets: $10-$24. Sunday, April 22: “Pay-as-you-can” Performance.


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