FULTON – The struggles of loss, genius, and mental illness will come to the stage this fall as Fulton Community Theatre proudly presents David Auburn’s drama “Proof.”
The production will run weekends September 23 through October 2 onstage at the CNY Arts Center, located on the Fulton Extension Campus of Cayuga Community College, 11 River Glen Plaza.
Curtain time for the Friday and Saturday performances is 7:30 p.m., with a 2 p.m. curtain for the two Sunday matinees.
Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for students and seniors, with a special $5 discounted ticket for students with a valid college ID.
For ticket information and reservations, call 315-561-3899.
The 2001 Pulitzer and Tony Awarding-winning play concerns Catherine, the daughter of Robert, a recently deceased mathematical genius in his 50s and professor at the University of Chicago, and her struggle with mathematical genius and mental illness.
Catherine had cared for her father through a lengthy mental illness.
Upon Robert’s death, his ex-graduate student Hal discovers a paradigm-shifting proof about prime numbers in Robert’s office.
The cast include the talents of: Natasia Lee White as Catherine, Becky White as her sister, Claire, Chuck Teska as Robert, and Casey Callaghan as Hal.
Valeri Roscoe Dedich directs the production for FCT.
“Proof” is produced with special arraignment with Samuel French, Inc.
This production and Fulton Community Theatre’s 2016 season is made possible in part with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by CNY Arts.
For more information, please contact FCT at its website, www.fultoncommunitytheatre.org, or by emailing at [email protected]