Catherine, a troubled young woman, has spent years caring for her brilliant but unstable father, a math professor at The University of Chicago. 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 fathers, who hopes to find valuable work in the notebooks he left behind. In the ensuing struggles, a mysterious notebook surfaces to draw Catherine into the most difficult problem of all: How much of her fathers madness or genius will she inherit?Winner of the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and Tony Award for Best Play, PROOF is a compelling drama with elements of mystery, romance, and old-fashioned storytelling. It was made into a major motion picture in 2005 starring Gwyneth Paltrow, Anthony Hopkins, and Jake Gyllenhaal.PROOF is presented by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc., New York.CONTENT ADVISORY: Production includes adult themes and language. Not recommended for children under 13.
News About PROOF at The Carnegie
The Cecilia Chorus Of New York to Present THE BALLAD OF THE BROWN KING
November 12, 2021
The Cecilia Chorus of New York, Mark Shapiro, Music Director, will present the Carnegie Hall premiere of The Ballad of the Brown King: A Christmas Cantata (1954) by American composer Margaret Bonds on a text by Langston Hughes in Bonds's original orchestration, along with their 50-minute 'vest-pocket' Messiah by G.F. Handel.
Pittsburgh Festival Opera's 'Legends In The Limelight' Concert Series Continues With Baritone Michael Chioldi
September 08, 2021
Pittsburgh Festival Opera will present the second installment of its four-part 'Legends in the Limelight' series on Sept. 14 at Carnegie Music Hall in Oakland -- starring baritone Michael Chioldi.
Bryant Park Sets July Picnic Performances; Adrienne Warren & More
June 23, 2021
Bryant Park Picnic Performances' season of free, live performances will continue with the Carnegie Hall Citywide Series beginning July 9. Tapping into the pulse of the city, these performances bring New Yorkers together to share in the joy of music.
The Carnegie Announces Cast For Fall Production Of PROOF
August 14, 2019
The Carnegie has announced the cast and production team for PROOF, playing weekends November 2-17, 2019.
ANNE FRANK, A Musical Opens Off-Broadway This September
August 06, 2019
The cast of 'ANNE FRANK, a musical', based on Anne Frank's life will feature 12 artists on stage to recreate Anne Frank's life filled with the touching music and lyrics written by Jean Pierre Hadida. This production marks the U.S Off-Broadway Premiere of this successful French musical which will be performed for the first time in English (adapted by Dylan Hadida). Directed and produced by David Serero, this new Off-Broadway production will take place at the Center for Jewish History (15 West 16th Street New York 10016), originally produced by Francine Disegni for Broadway Mad Production, Simon & Michal Kalfon.
BWW Overview: A Look-Back at Opera's Many-Colored Dream Coat of Performance Highs in 2018
December 27, 2018
Well, it's that time of the year again--time for a look-back on what was worth making note of during the calendar year that's about to come to an end. It's from a totally personal, subjective point of view, of course, but frankly that's the way opera-lovers always seem to like it, n'est-ce pas? The productions worth noting come from places big, small and in-between, from composers old as the hills to freshly minted or somewhere in between (likewise the performers), from traditional or boldly modern to simply stand up and sing.