“Proof” Comes to ACT in April

This poignant play about love and reconciliation unfolds on the back porch of a house in Chicago’s Hyde Park, close to the University of Chicago. Playwright David Auburn won the Pulitzer Prize for the play’s simple, yet elegant dramatic structure and writing.

Proof also went on to win Broadway’s prestigious Tony Award, Drama Desk Award and NY Critics Award for Best Play.

This production will be directed by ACT’s new Managing Artistic Director, Stephen Carver. Stephen has 30 years of theatre experience, and is the 4th generation of his family to be a working professional in community theatre. Stephen has appeared in numerous regional and stock theatres before landing in Hollywood where he guest starred on such shows as Golden GirlsStar Trek: Next Generation, Deep Space Nine, General Hospital, Melrose Place, Diagnosis Murder, Ellen, Dream On, Moloney, Dark Skies and Hunter. His film work includes Liar Liar, Die Trying, Housesitter and  He’s My Girl. After Hollywood Stephen began to raise his family and returned to community theatre as President of the Longmont Theatre Company where he directed numerous productions. He has also taught many theatre classes and workshops for community theatres, universities and schools around the country.

The Story of Proof

Proof is the story of an enigmatic young woman, Catherine, her manipulative sister, their brilliant, yet unstable father, and an unexpected suitor. They are all pieces of the puzzle in the search for the truth behind a mysterious mathematical proof. Who wrote the proof? The answer will surprise you! For tickets and schedule visit www.ameliacommunitytheatre.org