Extreme Whether

March 1, 2018 - March 18, 2018


The Downstairs | 66 E 4th Street

Thursday to Saturday at 7:30pm; Sunday at 3pm

$25 Adult Tickets; $20 Students/Seniors (plus $1 Facility Fee)

By Theatre Three Collaborative
Written by Karen Malpede
Directed by Alicia House

Heralded as “brilliant” and “important” in performances in French and English in Paris during COP21. Extreme Whether, in the new genre of cli-fi (climate fiction), is a fierce exposé of politically motivated censorship and a family divided by money, power and science. It is, equally, a love story: of people for nature, a girl for a deformed frog, two embattled climate scientists for truth and one another, and an old man, Uncle, for the land in his care. Inspired by crusading climate scientist, James Hansen, and arctic ice scientist Jennifer Francis, and praised by both.
Poster by Luba Lukova


Rocco Sisto, Clea Straus Rivera, Khris Lewin and George Bartenieff


“It would be difficult to name any more prominent socially engaged artists working in New York today,”
-Marvin Carlson, Critic
“Attention must be paid to Malpede’ stories—rich with voices and bodies in action—humans joining forces in efforts to save the planet. What better humans to learn from, to listen to and to watch as we move forward into the this third dace of the twenty-first century!”
-Cindy Rosenthal, Critic
“Karen Malpede writes with insight and precision about the nexus of violence and sexuality. Her characters are strong and fascinating, her contexts brilliant and horrifying, and her tone always warm and in the end loving.”
-Andrew Solomon, Author, PEN America President

About the Artists

Theater Three Collaborative is a social justice, poetic and passionate 22 year-old, NY-based, Obie winning, internationally touring theater company.
More online: www.theaterthreecollaborative.org