The Opportunities of Extinction
The Opportunities of Extinction

The Opportunities of Extinction NYC Reviews and Tickets

(6 Ratings)
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Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Relevant, Resonant, Slow

About the Show

The Cherry Lane Mentor Project presents a new drama about navigating a world in crisis on multiple fronts, which asks, what does it mean to survive in the face of annihilation?

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Show-Score Member Reviews (6)

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509 Reviews | 338 Followers
Great acting, Entertaining, Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Quirky

See it if All three actors were excellent. Story was unique and interesting. Set was simple but perfect, really brought you out to the desert.

Don't see it if You want to see a big show or musical. Read more

683 Reviews | 161 Followers
Absorbing, Relevant, Resonant, Intelligent, Thought-provoking

See it if you are interested in seeing the work of an important emerging playwright early in her career.

Don't see it if you are looking for some light entertainment that won't ask you to think too much. Read more

444 Reviews | 79 Followers
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Visionary metaphor in evolutionary time

See it if Stress can make a relationship stronger or fall apart faster just as global warming accelerates mass extinctions starting with Joshua trees.

Don't see it if You aren’t willing to take a chance on a new playwright.

80 Reviews | 26 Followers
Resonant, Sweet, Enjoyable, Thoughtful, Promising

See it if you like smart social commentary delivered by engaging characters, with memorable dialogue and monologues and a lot to ponder afterward.

Don't see it if you need pat answers about the world in your contemporary dramas, rather than open-ended admissions that things are scary and complicated. Read more

688 Reviews | 116 Followers
Absorbing, Disappointing, Thought-provoking, Slow, Relevant

See it if Strong cast & fluid direction by Iskandar illuminate Chanse's themes of continuum & identity Despite some ideology, author shows promise

Don't see it if Clash of environment vs technology plot often ponderous & strident Cosmic, vague new age closing feels unearned & portentious

761 Reviews | 167 Followers
Ambitious, Cliched, Indulgent, Slow, Intelligent

See it if you like stories about couples coming to grips with their lives, plays about camping out in the woods, tales that offer hope amidst disaster

Don't see it if you don't like gentle slow-moving shows, plots about couples dissatisfied with their lives who have problems communicating