Recommended for ages 15 and up. Contains adult situations and language

Run Time: 2 Hours

Synopsis: Proof is the Pulitzer Prize & Tony award winning drama by David Auburn, directed by Tess Malis Kincaid. Proof, is a passionate story about the bond between fathers and daughters, the power of love, and the nature of genius. Catherine, a troubled young woman, has sacrificed years of her life as the sole caretaker for her mentally unstable, but renowned mathematician father. On the eve of her twenty-fifth birthday following her father’s death, the arrival of her estranged sister, and the romantic attentions of her father’s former student, she is forced to confront her own volatile emotions. A burgeoning romance and mysterious discovery make Catherine question: How much of her father’s mental illness and genius will she inherit?

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“True Colors manages to find some new layers of meaning in “Proof.” Whether it’s new to you or quite familiar, it’s worth checking out.” AJC Review

This is a well-paced, beautiful production, presented by a cast that surprisingly makes math seem sexy, that gives madness its monstrous “due,” that underscores the value of accomplishment.” – Atlanta Theater Buzz Review

“Each of the actors does a great job, and the set by Moriah and Isabel Curley-Clay is absolutely magnificent.” – Atlanta Art Scene Review

“…an assured play that is as accessible and compelling as a detective story.” – New York Times
Winner of the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and Tony Award for Best Play.



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