The Mahabharata

Written, Adapted and Directed by Rubén Polendo
Produced in collaboration with The Juilliard School
Developed at The McCarter Theater, Manhattan Class Company, Rising Phoenix Rep and New York Theatre Workshop
Fall 1999 - Summer 2002

In an attempt to transliterate this epic poem for a contemporary world audience, Theater Mitu adapts this Hindu Holy Scripture as a treatise on nonviolence in a world with an inherent need for war.

Set and Costume Design: Carol Bailey
Set Design: Scott Spahr
Costume and Mask Design: Miranda Hoffman
Lighting Design: Ryan Mueller
Stage Manager: Sally Plass
Assistant Director and Choreography: Scott Spahr
Original Music: Jef Evans

Performers: Jenni-Lynn Brick, Aysan Celik, Jef Evans, Ben Fox, Ryan West, Vanessa Asipillaga (workshop), Airrion Doss, Leif Huckman, Kevin Lyons (workshop), Lourdes Martin, Raphael Nash-Thompson, Noel Robichaux, Liam Torres, Ed Vasallo (workshop), Miriam Laube, Aya Ogawa, Darren Pettie, Charles Smith, Bill Torres

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