AstonRep Theater Company will welcome audiences once again this fall with a cover of Yasmina Reza’s frenzied dark comedy God of Carnage, translated by Christopher Hampton and co-directed by Derek Bertelsen * and Robert Tobin *.

God of Carnage will perform from November 12 to December 12, 2021 at the Edge Off-Broadway Theater, 1133 W. Catalpa Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are currently available at or by calling (773) 828-9129. Press opening on Saturday, November 13 at 7:30 p.m.

Note: All customers will need to provide proof of vaccination when collecting tickets and wear a mask inside the venue during the show. Please visit the AstonRep security page for more information on COVID.

The cast includes Maggie Antonijevic, Mike Newquist, Erin Kathleen O’Brien * and Mark Tacderas.

Two nervous couples, Alan and Annette Raleigh and Michael and Veronica Novak, decide to meet one evening for a civilized discussion about a playground altercation between their two young sons. What follows is a comedic and explosive descent from polite political correctness to character assassination. A seamless look at what happens when the smallest things end up pushing us completely over the edge.

God of Carnage co-directors Derek Bertelsen and Robert Tobin comment: “At AstonRep, we are delighted to go back to our roots to produce this timeless and provocative piece, which we also presented nine seasons ago. new cast and new location, that seems like the perfect scenario for us as we get back to producing live theater. “

The production team includes Jeremiah Barr * (stage design / props, technical director), Uriel Gomez (costume design), Becca Venable (lighting design), Robert Tobin * (sound design), Samantha Barr * (production director ) and Heather Branham (stage manager).

* Indicates the members of the AstonRep company.

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