Written by Arthur Miller
Directed by Rubén Polendo
A Theater Mitu Collaboration
Held hostage by their past, a family grapples with failure, worth and a world closing in around them. In this hyper-theatrical production, human beings become objects, music carries the memory of days long gone, and a life is reduced to a mortgage. Theater Mitu’s staging of Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman explores a landscape of unrealized hopes and asks what happens when you are written out of the American Dream.
Original Music: Ellen Reid in collaboration with Ada Westfall
Set Design: Kate Ashton and Rubén Polendo
Scenic Collaborator: Leighton Mitchell
Costume Design: Candida K. Nichols
Lighting Design: Kate Ashton
Sound Design: Alex Hawthorn
Mask Design: Lori Petermann
Object Design: Scott Spahr
Object Design Collaborator: Sanaz Ghajar
Dramaturgy: Chris Mills
Associate Director: Scott Spahr
Producer: Jimmy Walden
Cast: Justin Nestor, Kayla Asbell, Corey Sullivan, Denis Butkus and Attilio Rigotti
Original score performed by: Ada Westfall
Featuring the voices of: Bryce Dallas Howard, Jenni-Lynn Brick, Ryan West, Ben Fox, Aysan Celik, Nathan Baesel, Mark D. Schultz, Jason Lew, Ada Westfall, Jenny Donoghue
Original performance style and approach was developed with and by the following actors: Justin Nestor, Emily Davis, Dylan Dawson, Nathan Elam, Nikki Calonge.
Additional performers contributing to the development of the piece include: Ryan Conarro, Julianna Bloodgood, Peggy Trecker White, Nolan Funk and Máté Bede-Fasekas.