EXCLUSIVE: Inside the shocking comic moment in DTC’s “God of Carnage”

Ask anyone who has seen Dallas Theater Center’s production of God of Carnage what the most memorable moment in the play is, and you will get a chorus of unanimity — guaranteed. If you’ve seen it, you know. If you haven’t, spoiler alert!

It comes about 20 minutes in. A graceful socialite, played by Sally Nystuen Vahle, announces she’s feeling queasy. Then, with almost no warning, she blows chunks. Throws up. As in projectile vomiting that seems to go on forever. And is milky. And has big pieces in it (apples and pears, if you follow the dialogue). And it gets everywhere.

Nasty.

And fucking hilarious.

The process of making the scene work was a confluence of Vahle’s stagecraft and the efforts of John Clauson, the props designer, and his team. And it took a lot of trial-and-error.

—  Arnold Wayne Jones

The A-List: New York Live Blog – A Good Time Vomit Orgy

It's that time again for the self-inflicted puncture wound that is our weekly blogging of The A-List: New York. We've already covered episodes one, two, and three, but no worries if you're a newcomer! With our handy character guide and one-sentence synopsis, we'll help you hate yourself in no time!

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