NIU SOTD set to perform Tony award-winning play ‘God of Carnage’

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Madelaine Vikse

NIU School of Theatre and Dance will premiere “God of Carnage” at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 4 at the Sally Stevens Players Theatre in the Steven’s Building. (Madelaine Vikse | Northern Star)

By Eddie Drinkwine, Senior News Reporter

DeKALB — Starting Nov. 4, at 7:30 p.m. the NIU School of Theatre and Dance will be performing “God of Carnage,” a play by Yasmina Reza. 

The production will be held at the Sally Stevens Players Theatre in the Steven’s Building and will be free for NIU students to attend. The cost of admission for the general public is $7. 

“God of Carnage” is a Tony award-winning black comedy that was first published in 2008. The play tells the story of two sets of parents. After the son of one couple gets into a fight with the son of the other couple, the parents decide to have a civilized meeting to discuss the matter. 

Along with the opening performance on Nov. 4th the play will have 5 other performances for those who missed out on the initial one. Shows on Nov. 5 at 7:30 p.m., Nov. 6 at 2:00 p.m, Nov. 10 at 7:30 p.m., Nov. 11 at 7:30 p.m, and Nov. 12 at 2:00 p.m.

For more information on “God of Carnage” or to buy tickets visit the NIU School of Theatre and Dance website.