Of math, madness and the power of love—The Suffield Players present Proof, the Pulitzer Prize winning drama by David Auburn.
It will be performed at 8 p.m. on Oct. 10, 11, 12, 18, 19, 25 and 26, and at 2 p.m. on Oct. 20, at Mapleton Hall, 1305 Mapleton Avenue, Suffield.
The Story: Catherine, a troubled young woman, has spent years caring for her brilliant but unstable father, a famous mathematician. After his death, she must deal with her estranged sister, and her father’s curious former student, who is seeking secrets in her father’s mathematical journals. A burgeoning romance and the discovery of a mysterious notebook draw Catherine into the most difficult problem of all: how much of her father’s madness – or genius – has she inherited?
The Cast: Alyssa Walters (Northampton), Konrad Rogowski (Chicopee), Karen Balaska (Somers) and Joe Van Allen (West Springfield).
Behind-the-Scenes Talents: Direction by Chris Rohmann (Amherst), Set Design by Kelly Seip (Springfield) and Konrad Rogowski (Chicopee); Technical Direction and Lighting Design by Jerry Zalewski (Enfield), Stage Management by Jason Fregeau (Longmeadow), and Costume Design by Patricia McMahon (Enfield). Produced by Rissa Fregeau (Longmeadow).
Proof is presented by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc., New York. Recommended for ages 13 and up.
Tickets are $20 ($15 opening night). Discounts available for groups, seniors and students, as well as season subscribers. For reservations, call 800-289-6148 or 860-668-0837 or visit suffieldplayers.org