We may have excised racist slurs from our vocabularies, and taken down our Confederate flags. But we also should learn to see America through black folks’ eyes. We cannot move from a society where race has always mattered to a society where race does not matter until we recognize that our past continues to live on in our present.
God of Carnage, as presented by Players of Utica, is a production with more substance to it than it lets on. The relative brevity and smaller cast do not detract from the potency of the piece. On the contrary, it is a tidy package that is full of laughs and real, awkward moments to which we can relate more than we might care to admit.
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