Marjorie's roommates are away when a charismatic stranger, Raul, enters her home and attempts to rape her. After Marjorie is able to gain the upper hand, Patricia and Terry arrive home to find Raul bound and gagged in their fireplace, at the hands of their friend turned vigilante. The three women are forced to negotiate his fate as the moral narrative is warped and twisted throughout this suspenseful one act drama.
Published in 1978, William Mastrosimone's "Extremities" poses timely questions about the social forces that enable gender-based violence and perpetuate a culture of misogyny.
Select performances will be followed by special guest speakers (including HOPE HALL: President OBAMA’s former Principal Videographer; BEFRANK Founders and creators of the viral PORN OR #METOO docu-series), talkbacks with the cast and our director, and panel discussions regarding the themes of "Extremities."
A portion of box office proceeds will benefit A WINDOW BETWEEN WORLDS, a locally founded non-profit that promotes and supports recovery from trauma through art programs.
Contains graphic depiction of sexual violence. The action and subject matter of this play may be triggering for survivors of sexual trauma, and is not suitable for children.