Theater Mitu's World Premiere of Remnant Extends
This will be the first show to open in the company's new arts space in Gowanus, Brooklyn.
Theater Mitu has announced an extension of its world premiere of Remnant. Originally scheduled to run through Friday, September 14, it will now run through September 21 at MITU580, the company's new arts space in Gowanus, Brooklyn. The show will begin performances on Friday, August 24.
Remnant was created by collaborating artists Rubén Polendo, Justin Nestor, Denis Butkus, Michael Littig, Scott Spahr, Corey Sullivan, Ada Westfall, Kayla Asbell, Attilio Rigotti, Alex Hawthorn, and Xiao Quan. Polendo, the founding artistic director of Theater Mitu, directs.
According to a press release, the show is based on "hours of interviews with a range of communities worldwide: current and past members of military forces; citizens who have been directly affected by war; people diagnosed with terminal illness and their families; doctors, nurses, police, spiritual leaders, scholars, teachers, mental health professionals, and artists," Remnant, described as "part performance, part visual art installation...invites audiences to witness and affirm how loss can scar us, shape us, and at times propel us towards change — towards understanding what we should fight for and why."