God of Carnage, Our First Professional 2015 Summer Play

McHenry County College is proud to introduce McHenry County’s newest professional summer theatre; The Black Box Summer Theatre. The inaugural production will be God of Carnage by Yasmina Reza and directed by Kellee Stall.  Winner of the 2009 Tony Award, God of Carnage tells the story of how a playground altercation between eleven-year-old boys bring together two sets of Brooklyn 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 the gloves come off, leaving the couples with more than just their liberal principles in tatters. 

Veronica, Michael, Annette and Alan try to settle a fight between their sons in God of Carnage

Veronica (Shannon Mayhall), Michael (Jay Geller), Annette (Laura Power) and Alan
(Patrick Thompson) try to settle a fight between their sons in God of Carnage.

Meet the Cast

God of Carnage is directed by Kellee Stall (McHenry), with set design by Sue Lewis (Crystal Lake), lighting design by Rick Amundsen (Woodstock), costume design by Tish Lyon (Woodstock), stage manager Kathryn McCord (Crystal Lake) and assistant director Kate Hein (Algonquin).  The cast includes Shannon Mayhall (Cary), Patrick Thompson (Elgin), and McHenry County College faculty Laura Power (Woodstock) and Jay Geller (KIldeer).

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