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‘God of Carnage’ Opening Soon at ProArts Playhouse in Kihei

“Brutally entertaining…” --New York Newsday

April 17, 2014
Maui Weekly

ProArts is proud to present "God of Carnage" as the second show of its spring 2014 season. The show opens on Friday, April 25, and runs three weekends until Mothers' Day on Sunday, May 11.

A playground altercation between 11-year-old boys brings together two sets of parents for a meeting to resolve the matter. At first, diplomatic niceties are observed, but as the meeting progresses, and the rum flows, tensions emerge and gloves come off, leaving the couples with more than just their principles in tatters.

This Tony Award-winning comedy was written by Yasmina Reza and adapted by Christopher Hampton. Subtitled "A Comedy of manners without the manners," "God of Carnage" is the winner of three Tony Awards, including "Best Play." New York Newsday calls it "Hysterical!" Actress Liz Smith said, "Fasten your seatbelts and go! This comedy of grown people holding back and letting go is one of the funniest things I've encountered in 60 years of Broadway!"

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God of Carnage

ProArts has assembled a stellar cast of Maui talent for "God of Carnage," including Jennifer Rose, William Makozak, Kisha Milling and Don Carlson.

The show is produced and directed by Jonathan Lehman. Costumes are designed by Linda Ewing, scenery created by Caro Walker and lighting provided by Bonnie Prucha.

The show will be presented Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m. (there will be no show on Sunday, April 27). ProArts offers reserved seats for $22. Kama'aina Nights, with discounts for Hawai'i residents, are scheduled for Saturday, April 26, and Thursday, May 1 and 8.

The play contains adult language.

ProArts Playhouse is located at the Azeka (Makai) Shopping Center, 1280 S. Kihei Road in Kihei. The venue offers free parking and an art gallery inside currently featuring Gerard C. Gifford and Caro Walker.

Call 463-6550 for tickets or more information.



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