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Arts & Entertainment - November 8, 2013

Etiquette explosion

Social niceties are lost when the affluents clash in 'God of Carnage'

by Karla Kane

The Tony Award-winning play "God of Carnage" (by Yasmina Reza, translated from the French by Christopher Hampton), Palo Alto Players' latest offering, bills itself as a comedy of manners "without the manners." It's an apt description for this humorous poke at the artifice of upper-middle-class social graces and modern family life.

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