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GOD OF CARNAGE star Jimmy Smits on Regis and Kelly Nov 13


Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winner Jimmy Smits, who will star in the hit Broadway comedy GOD OF CARNAGE, will appear on “Live with Regis & Kelly” this Friday, November 13.  “Live with Regis & Kelly” airs in the New York area on WABC-TV at 9:00am.  Check local listings for times outside the New York tri-state area.

Jimmy Smits, will star as ‘Alan’ in GOD OF CARNAGE, along with Christine Lahti as ‘Veronica,’ Annie Potts as ‘Annette’ and Ken Stott as ‘Michael.’  The new cast begins performances Tuesday, November 17 at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 West 45th Street). 

After receiving rave reviews in London, GOD OF CARNAGE opened on Broadway March 22, 2009 to unanimous praise.  The Yasmina Reza comedy won the Tony Award for Best Play and Best Direction of a Play (Matthew Warchus). GOD OF CARNAGE also won the 2009 Olivier Award for Best New Comedy.

GOD OF CARNAGE is a comedy of manners without the manners.  The play deals with the aftermath of a playground altercation between two boys and what happens when their parents meet to talk about it.

GOD OF CARNAGE reunites the creative team that staged the Tony Award-winning Best Play, Art. Designed by Mark Thompson (sets and costumes), with lighting by Hugh Vanstone, sound by Simon Baker & Chris Cronin, the play has music by Gary Yershon.

Stott is appearing with the support of Actors' Equity Association.  The producers gratefully acknowledge Actors' Equity Association for its assistance of this production.

Tickets are available through, by phone at 212-239-6200, or 800-432-7250, online at or in person at the Jacobs Theatre box office, 242 West 45th Street.  Box office hours are Monday through Saturday 10:00am – 8:00pm.
Ticket prices range from $66.50 to $121.50.

The performance schedule for GOD OF CARNAGE is Tuesday at 7:00pm, Wednesday through Saturday at 8:00pm, Wednesday and Saturday at 2:00pm and Sunday at 3:00pm.  Please note that on Thursday, November 26 there will not be a performance and on Friday, November 27, there will be a 2:00pm performance.

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