Le Dieu du Carnage
After a sell out season last year, Growl Theatre is once again bringing French theatre to Brisbane!
The play is performed entirely in French with the inclusion of English surtitles (displayed above the stage).
Le Dieu du Carnage (God of Carnage)
By Yasmina Reza
A playground altercation between two eleven-year-old boys brings together two sets of Parisian parents for a meeting to resolve the matter. Alan and Annette’s son hit Michael and Veronica’s son in the face with a stick, resulting in two broken teeth. Diplomatic niceties are observed when the four of them agree to discuss the incident civilly, however as the afternoon wears on, tensions emerge and the gloves come off. Any attempt at having a civilised discussion about whose child is responsible for the fight, and how the parents may have influenced such destructive behaviour, quickly devolves into finger-pointing and name-calling.
Véronique Houllié – Marie-Hélène Cremer
Michel Houllié – Hugues Girod
Annette Reille – Isabelle Johnson
Alain Reille – Thomas Smith
Fri 28, Sat 29 October
Fri 4, Sat 5 November
Doors open 7pm, Show starts 7:30pm
Run time: 90 mins. Please note there is NO intermission.
Windsor School of Arts Hall, 381 Lutwyche Rd, Windsor
Radio 4EB interviewed Growl Theatre director, Emily Miller about our upcoming production of Le Dieu du Carnage (God of Carnage) by Yasmina Reza.
Take a listen (note, the interview is in French!)