Daniels, McTeer, Baker and Liu Are Troubled Parents of God of Carnage, Starting March 2

News   Daniels, McTeer, Baker and Liu Are Troubled Parents of God of Carnage, Starting March 2 Jeff Daniels, Janet McTeer, Dylan Baker and Lucy Liu step into the dramatic boxing ring of Yazmina Reza's Tony Award-winning comedy God of Carnage March 2 at the Bernard Jacobs Theatre.

Daniels, who earned a Tony nomination for his work as Brooklyn lawyer Alan in the original Broadway cast, returns to tackle the role of Michael. Original London cast member McTeer (Tony-nominated for Mary Stuart) will re-create her performance on Broadway as his wife Veronica.

Also facing the Carnage are Tony nominee Dylan Baker (November, Mauritius) as Alan and screen actress Lucy Liu ("Charlie's Angels," "Kill Bill") in her her Broadway debut as his wife, Annette. All four are scheduled to appear through July 3.

The latest foursome replace Jimmy Smits, Annie Potts, Ken Stott and Christine Lahti, who began Nov. 17, 2009. The original Broadway cast featured Marcia Gay Harden, James Gandolfini, Jeff Daniels and Hope Davis, all of whom earned Tony nominations for their performances, with Harden taking the Best Actress honor. God of Carnage also earned Tony Awards for Best Play and Best Direction for Matthew Warchus.

Following a critically acclaimed London run in 2008, where the production earned the 2009 Olivier Award for Best New Comedy, God of Carnage began performances on Broadway Feb. 28 and played packed houses at the Bernard Jacobs Theatre following its March 22 opening.

God of Carnage, according to press notes, "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." The Broadway production reunites the West End creative team: set and costume designer Mark Thompson, lighting designer Hugh Vanstone and sound designers Simon Baker and Chris Cronin with music by Gary Yershon.

God of Carnage is produced on Broadway by Robert Fox, David Pugh & Dafydd Rogers, Stuart Thompson, Scott Rudin, Jon B. Platt, The Weinstein Company and The Shubert Organization.

For tickets, visit Telecharge. The Bernard Jacobs Theatre is located in Manhattan at 242 West 45th Street.

For further information visit GodofCarnage.

<i>God of Carnage</i> stars Janet McTeer, Jeff Daniels, Lucy Liu and Dylan Baker
God of Carnage stars Janet McTeer, Jeff Daniels, Lucy Liu and Dylan Baker Photo by Matthew Blank