What Do Critics Think of Death of a Salesman at BAM?

The Verdict   What Do Critics Think of Death of a Salesman at BAM? Theater Mitu takes on the Arthur Miller classic in an all-new, hyper-theatrical staging Off-Broadway.
Theater Mitu’s <i>Death of a Salesman </i>
Theater Mitu’s Death of a Salesman

Theater Mitu’s hyper-theatrical take on Death of a Salesman kicked off performances July 14 at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in the BAM Fisher Fishman Space. The revival, which uses masks and inanimate objects to represent characters, asks what happens when you are written out of the American Dream.

The limited Off-Broadway engagement is scheduled to play through July 23.

Directed by Rubén Polendo, Death of a Salesman features a cast made up of Justin Nestor, Kayla Asbell, Corey Sullivan, Denis Butkus, and Attilio Rigotti. The original score is performed by Ada Westfall.

Read what critics think of the production below:

The New York Times (Alexis Soloski)

The Financial Times (Max McGuinness)

Check back for updates.

The production features original music by Ellen Reid in collaboration with Westfall, set design by Kate Ashton and Polendo with collaboration by Leighton Mitchell, costume design by Candida K. Nichols, lighting design by Kate Ashton, sound design by Alex Hawthorn, mask design by Lori Petermann, and object design by Scott Spahr and Sanaz Ghajar. Chris Mills is the dramaturg on the production, Scott Spahr is the associate director, and Jimmy Walden is producer.

For tickets and more information visit BAM.org.

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