Peru State Theatre Company to present “God of Carnage.”

Peru State Theatre Company to present “God of Carnage.”

October 7, 2016, 3:00 p.m. CDT
Contact Jason Hogue, Peru State College Marketing and Communications, 402.872.2429


Peru, Nebraska- The Peru Theatre Company will present the biting comedy, “God of Carnage” in late October. “God of Carnage will play 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 features a small ensemble with Peru State Theatre Company members Ethan Fricke, Tristan Petz, Wesley McCord and Theresa Woods. It is directed by Laura Lippman, assistant professor of theatre, with assistance from Shannon Morgan.

“God of Carnage” will be presented Tuesday, October 25 at 7:30 p.m.; Wednesday, October 26 at 7:30 p.m.; Thursday October 27 at 5:30 p.m.; Friday, October 28 at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, October 29 at 7:30 p.m.; and Sunday, October 30 at 2:30 p.m.

Tickets are $10 for the general public, $5 for students and $5 for seniors. Tickets are free for Peru State College students, faculty and staff.

“God of Carnage” occasionally contains language which may be unsuitable for those under 17.

God of Carnage poster featuring a hamster.

God of Carnage poster featuring a hamster.


For more information, visit 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.