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Staged Reading - Proof

By David Auburn

A Staged Reading

Directed by Donna Davis

Tuesday - January 31, 2012 at  8 p.m.


ONE NIGHT ONLY - $5 - $10 sliding scale (no one will be turned away for lack of funds)


2001 Tony Award winner for best play, PROOF concerns Catherine, the daughter of Robert, a recently deceased mathematical genius in his fifties and professor at the University of Chicago, and her struggles with mathematical genius and mental illness.

Catherine had cared for her father through a lengthy mental illness - now as she and Hal, one of his former students sort through his papers (which appear to contain a groundbreaking solution to a long-sought mathematical dilemma), she must sort out not only her feelings for her father but also the budding of a relationship with Hal. Throughout, the play explores Catherine's fear of following in her father's footsteps, both mathematically and mentally and her desperate attempts to stay in control.

Presented as a STAGED READING, one night only, Jan. 31st at 8 p.m. $5-$10 sliding scale (no one will be turned away for lack of funds) at Live Oak Theatre, 1301 Shattuck Ave (at Berryman) in Berkeley. Cash or check only. Doors open at 7:30 p.m.

With: Kathleen Davis, Rachel Ferensowicz, Bruce Kaplan, and Alfred Webre

Thank You

Actors Ensemble of Berkeley is delighted to acknowledge the Berkeley Civic Arts Program and Civic Arts Commission's support in the form of a grant of $5,200.00 awarded in 2016. This will enable us to continue to provide free or low cost opportunities for community members to participate in the life changing activities of theater arts.

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