The Remains

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Married for a decade, Kevin and Theo are the ideal couple in the eyes of their families. But at dinner this Sunday, Kevin and Theo have big news. A comedy about the tragedy of loving.

The Remains at Studio Theatre, May 2018
The Remains at Studio Theatre, May 2018
Cast Requirements

5 actors (3M, 2F)

Set Description

Unit Set


Nominated for The Charles MacArthur Award for Outstanding New Play


“Knockout acting… meticulously crafted.. [and] well stocked with humor. THE REMAINS will spark recognition in anyone who has ever had a long- term relationship — or endured a tense family dinner.”
– The Washington Post

“A Landmark Play! Beautifully nuanced, Ken Urban’s new play [is] a riveting comedy that mourns a gay marriage on the rocks. See it with someone you love.”
– DC Metro Theater Arts

“Ken Urban’s emotionally rich family dramedy… cracks the shell of anyone who has been in a long-term relationship.”
– Washington City Paper

"Ken Urban’s newest play is intellectual and succinct...thoughtfully guides the audience from one revelation to the next."
--MD Theater Guide

"An emotionally driven portrayal of a relationship in crisis."
--Broadway World


Production and Development History

Developed at New Dramatists and the Playwrights' Center. Produced at Studio Theatre.