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proofThe Joliet Drama Guild opened their 80th season with Proof, by David Auburn.

Directed by Shane Tierney  

Winner of the 2001 Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award for Best Play

Performances were held September 28th - 30th and October 5th - 7th

Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 PM, Sundays at 2 PM

On the eve of her twenty-fifth birthday, Catherine, a troubled young woman, has spent years caring for her brilliant but unstable 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 her father left behind. Over the long weekend that follows, 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 - will she inherit?

This play contains strong language and content and is intended for mature audiences only. It is not suitable for children. 

Cast of Characters

Carolyn Neumann  - Catherine

Karianne Dugard  -  Claire

David R. Laurich  -  Hal

Jake Thomas  -  Robert


Production Staff

Scenic Design - Travis Cisco*

Technical Director -  Travis Cisco*

Sound Design -  Shane Tierney*

Co-Light Design -  Shane Tierney*

Co-Light Design -  David R. Laurich*

Technical Assistant -  Allie DiMiele

Props Mistress -  Beth Darin*

Light and Sound Board Operator - Carli Angone

Electrician - Marty Kaspar*