The Extremists, starring Kurt Rhoads and Brian Dykstra, is a political satire that turns out to be more than it appears. Written by C.J. Hopkins, this 80-minute one-act play explores the motives behind news broadcasts and pundits.
The alternative production marks the return of the TrueNorth Theatre Project to the Butterfield Library stage at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 14.
Rhoads is an actor, director and co-founder of TrueNorth Theatre Project. He has worked in regional theater at the Arena Stage, Old Globe Theatre, Trinity Repertory Theatre, The Denver Center Theatre Company and the Alabama Shakespeare Festival. He has acted and directed at the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival for 16 seasons.
Dykstra, actor and playwright, recently completed a six-month engagement on Broadway with Tom Hanks in Lucky Guy. His latest stage work includes playing Tigorin in The Seagull, Elyot Chase in Private Lives, and Claudius in Hamlet.
Registration is required for this event. Visit butterfieldlibrary.org. The production is recommended for mature audiences. No one under 13 will be admitted. Butterfield Library is located at 10 Morris Ave., (Route 9D) Cold Spring. Call 845-265-3040.