Catherine has spent years caring for her brilliant but unstable mathematician father. Now, following his death, she must deal with the most difficult problem of all: How much of her father’s madness—or genius—has she inherited?
Winner of the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and Tony Award for Best Play.
David Auburn‘s plays include Proof (Pulitzer Prize, Tony Award®, New York Drama Critics Circle Award), An Upset and Amateurs (EST Marathons) and Skyscraper. Films include The Girl in the Park (writer/director) and The Lake House. Recent directing credits include A Delicate Balance for BTF. His short plays have been collected in the volume “Fifth Planet and Other Plays” (DPS). His work has been published in Harper’s, New England Review, and Guilt and Pleasure; and he was a contributing editor to the Oxford American Writers Thesaurus. A former Guggenheim Fellow, he lives in New York City.
This terrific cast is directed by MET’s Producing Artistic Director, Karen Paisley
Returning to MET for her second production, Brandis Outlaw takes the role of Catherine.
Veteran MET performer, Kevin Fewell steps into the role of Robert, Catherine’s slightly eccentric father.
Tommy Waller, recently seen in The Weir, plays Hal, the dedicated Grad student,
Claire, Catherine’s sister is played by returning Ensemble member Donette Coleman
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