Constructing luxury on a regional theater budget for ‘God of Carnage’
The production of “God of Carnage’’ at the Huntington Theatre Company presents a double challenge for props master Kris Holmes. First, the entire set is designed to emit an air of opulence, which is difficult to produce on a budget of $4,500. Second, the characters destroy the place every night, so all the props must be easily cleaned to look pristine for the next performance. Here are some of the tricks Holmes uses to create the illusion of grandeur.