Mastrosimone’s searing and shocking play,
Extremities transfers to the Tabard Theatre
following its successful revival at The Courtyard
Theatre earlier this spring.
A Day like Any other: Nothing new is
planned for Marjorie’s morning other than clearing
away the breakfast plates left by housemates Terry &
Patricia, until this morning brings two unwelcome
visitors: the first, a wasp that stings Marjorie but
escapes, the second, Raul, a stranger & serial
rapist that strikes but is captured.
‘This compelling and daring play makes for
difficult but important viewing’
This time he has met his match. The
housemates return to find the tables turned and
Marjorie in control of Raul but not quite of
herself. And as her rage consumes her, Marjorie
shocks her friends with a proposal that challenges
the perilously thin line between justice and
Extremities is a chilling and
disturbing journey of exploration through the
impulses of self-preservation and revenge. This
production by Epsilon productions has been nominated
for ‘Best Play’ in the London Festival Fringe Awards
and now plays a limited run at the Tabard Theatre.
a driving, visceral plot, two central characters who
are well drawn, who show a depth of pain and anger
and occasional flashes of black humour that shoot
through the terse and no-holds-barred script.
British Theatre Guide
This is one of the best productions
that I have seen on the Fringe for many years. The
atmosphere was electrically charged, the cast worked
brilliantly together and when the interval came, I
couldn’t believe that an hour had passed. The
second half passed just as quickly and if I had
another free night this week, I would go again.