Peru State Theatre Company presents “God of Carnage.”

Peru State Theatre Company presents “God of Carnage.”

Peru, Nebraska- The Peru Theatre Company presented the biting comedy, “God of Carnage” in late October. “God of Carnage played from October 25 through October 30 in the Jindra Fine Arts Black Box Theatre.

 

“God of Carnage” is a Tony Award winning comedy by Yasmina Reza that belies its basic premise of two sets of parents meeting to discuss a playground fight between their children to provide what the New York Times describes as “the cathartic release of watching other people’s marriages go boom.”

 

The play featured a small ensemble with Peru State Theatre Company members Ethan Fricke, Tristan Petz, Wesley McCord and Theresa Woods. It was directed by Laura Lippman, assistant professor of theatre, with assistance from Shannon Morgan.

 

Wesley McCord blow drying a cell phone.

Wesley McCord blow drying a cell phone.

 

Ethan A. Fricke comforts Tristan Petz in their roles as husband and wife.

Ethan Fricke comforts Tristan Petz in their roles as husband and wife.

 

Ethan Fricke on his ever present cell phone

Ethan Fricke on his ever present cell phone.

 

Tristan Petz needs a pan wihle Wesley McCord looks away.

Tristan Petz needs a pan wihle Wesley McCord looks away.

 

Theresa Woods has something more to say.

Theresa Woods has something more to say.

 

Theresa Woods sips while Tristan Petz explains more about her worldview.

Theresa Woods sips while Tristan Petz explains more about her worldview.

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For more information, visit www.peru.edu or call 1-800-742-4412.

About Peru State College: Nestled in the historic hills of the Missouri River, the “Campus of a Thousand Oaks” is Nebraska’s oldest college and will celebrate its sesquicentennial anniversary in 2017.  Peru State College’s constant commitment to academic excellence has resulted in a unique and innovative mix of online, traditional, undergraduate and graduate programs.  Similarly, the college’s ongoing student engagement promotes inquiry, discovery and innovation on-campus and across the region.  Peru State College is committed to being a good steward of education, students, the region and Nebraska for another 150 years.