Extinction This new Australian play from Helpmann award-winning playwright and screenwriter Hannie Rayson ( Hotel Sorrento, Life After George), explores the plight of the endangered tiger quoll in parallel with our own mortality. Directed by Nadia Tass and starring Brett Cousins, Ngaire Dawn Fair, Natasha Herbert and Colin Lane. Canberra Theatre Centre, London Circuit. Opens Wednesday, 8pm. Tickets: $35-$55. Bookings: (02) 6275 2700 or online. Until July 23.