Extinction

by  Gabe McKinley

Full Length Play, Drama  /  2m, 2f

"Extinction is intimate theatre at its edgy best! – Examiner.com

"Gabe McKinley's Extinction is the creative meat of a truly talented writer." – Variety

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    2m, 2f
  • Duration

    Duration

    90 minutes
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult

Additional Info

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.
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Reviews

REVIEWS

"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

Considerations

Performing Groups

  • Professional Theatre
  • Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

Cautions

  • Caution Intense Adult Intense Adult Themes
  • Caution Strong Language Strong Language

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $100 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Contemporary, Present Day
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Setting: Adjoining rooms at the Borgata Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

Casting

2m, 2f
FINN - 30's
MAX -30's
MISSY - 30's
VICTORIA - 20's
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Authors

Gabe McKinley

Gabe McKinley

Extinction premiered at the Elephant Space by Red Dog Squadron in Hollywood, CA, in November 2009 under the direction of Wayne Kasserman. 

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