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Proof (Nuance Theatre)

From 8 member  reviews
Members say: Absorbing, Great acting, Great staging, Intelligent, Great writing

About the show

Nuance Theatre Co. presents David Auburn's Pulitzer- and Tony-winning drama about a troubled young woman reeling from the loss of her brilliant but unstable father. More…

Catherine spent years caring for her father, a famous mathematician. Now, following his death, she must deal with her own volatile emotions; the arrival of her estranged sister, Claire; and the attentions of Hal, a former student of her father's who hopes to find valuable work in the 103 notebooks that his mentor left behind. Over a long weekend, 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?

Member Reviews (8)


Absorbing, Great acting, Great staging, Intelligent, Great writing
Avg Score

Intense, Relevant, Masterful, Clever, Romantic

See it if Superb performance of a deep, intricate, witty play. Compelling characters and themes. Small, intimate theater.

Don't see it if You don't like serious drama mixed with romantic comedy.

Also I preferred this to the broadway production I saw years ago.

Absorbing, Great acting, Great staging, Intelligent

See it if you want to see one of those Pulitzer Prize plays that really deserved the prize.

Don't see it if your preferences are for political or ripped-from-the-headlines subjects.

Also One of the things I find so refreshing about this play is its lack of ... Read more Read less

Absorbing, Entertaining, Great acting, Great writing

See it if you want to see a solid drama, acted wonderfully in an Off-off Broadway theater near Times Square. Very well done in all aspects.

Don't see it if you are not looking for a fine Off-off Broadway production of a play that won the 2001 Pulitzer for drama and Tony Award for best play.

Delightful, Great staging, Great writing, Intense, Absorbing

See it if you enjoy contemporary plays about family dynamic struggles. The writing is fantastic and the staging is great. Great story.

Don't see it if you do not dramatic, fast paced plays set in realism.

Absorbing, Great staging, Great writing, Great acting, Intelligent

See it if You enjoy excellent writing and acting by all four cast members, plays about family relationships, dramas that concern mental illness.

Don't see it if You don't like nonlinear plays, plays that are about mental illness, or academic settings,

Absorbing, Great acting, Entertaining, Intelligent, Must see

See it if you want to experience great theater and acting, enjoy dramas and appreciate well done scenery, staging and timing.

Don't see it if you are looking for light entertainment with lots of action.

Absorbing, Exquisite, Romantic, Riveting, Must see

See it if You enjoy great stories, well told. Really strong cast, plus the set is awesome. Thought it was great.

Don't see it if you dislike drama

Great play, needs sprucing up.

See it if you are interested in exploring family - the roles we play and the battle between our individual needs vs family obligation.

Don't see it if You've seen this show too many times. Or if you are not interested in an exploration of Family, the roles we play or mental issues.

Also Good acting. Some great moments. Good on-stage chemistry. Great realis... Read more Read less

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