Full Length Play
Time Period - Contemporary, Present Day
Settings Of Play - Adjoining rooms at the Borgata Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
FEATURES / CONTAINS
Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes
Intense Adult Themes, Strong Language
Professional Theatre, Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups
Two college buddies whose annual outing of male-bonding and debauchery veers precipitously off course when unmet expectations spiral into a volatile showdown. A darkly funny drama exploring the evolution of friendships - and the lengths to which we go to save them from falling into extinction.
"Extinction is intimate theatre at its edgy best! –Examiner.com
"Gabe McKinley's Extinction is the creative meat of a truly talented writer." –Variety
"Extinction is USA Choice Grade A theatre" –Stage Scene LA
"Uniquely unsettling" –Los Angeles Times
"New playwright Gabe McKinley's dialogue is a real crowd-pleasure. Fast-paced, contemporary, and deliciously cruel." –BroadwayWorld.com
Extinction premiered at the Elephant Space by Red Dog Squadron in Hollywood, CA, in November 2009 under the direction of Wayne Kasserman.