Venue Details

144 Star Starred
International City Theatre
at the Long Beach Performing Arts Center 330 East Seaside Way Long Beach, CA 90802
562-436-4610
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24 events
20 reviews
7 stars
24 events
20 reviews
7 stars
Casual dress is fine. If our June Gloom continues, bring a sweater.
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"God of Carnage"
23 ratings
4.3 average rating
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9 events
6 reviews
4 stars
attended Jan 29 2012

I found the play to be very disappointing. I thought I was watching a reality TV show where nothing really happens and no one learns anything. The end was a let down. There was no resolution and I actually thought it was intermission. But it...continued

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10 events
2 reviews
0 stars
attended Jan 26 2012

Honestly, we were disappointed. We had high hopes because we had heard the reviews from the Broadway show and the show in LA. This performance never really "got off the ground." The timing seemed to be off, it was choppy and, the couple of...continued

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87 events
18 reviews
16 stars
attended Feb 16 2012

Emotions escalate and the fact that there is no intermission never enters your mind. My husband and daughter (age 28) and I thoroughly enjoyed this well-acted play.

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Quotes & Highlights

“Gleeful nasty fun.”—_New York Post _
“Theatre dines on bad behavior. Carnage is the ultimate seven-course meal.”—Entertainment Weekly

Description

Here’s your chance to see this 2009 Tony Award-winner for Best Play close up and intimate! In this savagely caustic comedy, a playground altercation between eleven-year-old boys brings together two sets of Brooklyn parents for a meeting to resolve the matter. At first, diplomatic niceties are observed, but as the evening progresses and the rum flows, it quickly deteriorates into a finger-pointing, fur-flying hilarious brawl, leaving the couples with more than just their liberal principles in tatters.