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10/12/11: God of Carnage

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Christy Summerhays, Darrin Doman, Zack Phifer, Nell Gwynn star in Salt Lake Acting Company's "God of Carnage"

This week, Salt Lake Acting Company opens the Tony-award winning play "God of Carnage" by Yasmina Reza. Reza is one of the world's most successful playwrights and her sold-out houses prove that you don't have to dumb-down art to bring in the audience. "God of Carnage" is characteristically simple - no fancy sets, no big cast. Two couples meet to discuss a fight between their sons - and civility slowly gives way to viciousness. The cast and others join Doug to talk about Reza's work

  • Tickets for Salt Lake Acting Company's "God of Carnage" are available on-line or by calling 801-363-7522.

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Doug Fabrizio has been reporting for KUER News since 1987, and became News Director in 1993. In 2001, he became host and executive producer of KUER's RadioWest, a one hour conversation/call-in show on KUER 90.1 in Salt Lake City. He has gained a reputation for his thoughtful style. He has interviewed everyone from Isabel Allende to the Dalai Lama, and from Madeleine Albright to Desmond Tutu. His interview skills landed him a spot as a guest host of the national NPR program, "Talk of the Nation." He has won numerous awards for his reporting and for his work with RadioWest and KUED's Utah NOW from such organizations as the Society of Professional Journalists, the Utah Broadcasters Association, the Public Radio News Directors Association and the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.