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take place at Citizens Bank Theater in the Horseshow Lake Complex. It
is highly recommended that auditioners arrive at the Theater at the
BEGINNING of the audition session you will be attending to ensure we
can provide a smooth audition experience for all! Please prepare a
1-minute monologue from a play of your choice that is not from the
An enigmatic young woman, Catherine, her manipulative
sister, Claire, their brilliant, recently deceased father, Robert,
and an unexpected suitor, Hal. They are all pieces of the puzzle in
the search for the truth behind a mysterious mathematical proof.
Catherine: 20's: Inherited much of her father's mathematical genius
and, she fears, his "instability" as well; she gave up her
life and schooling to take care of her father until his recent death.
Claire: 30's: Catherine's older sister, a practical and
business-minded woman who has been comfortably successful in her work
and relationships. She left Robert and Catherine behind, distancing
herself from the run-down family home of her youth. She left the
family to make a new life for herself in New York City.
Robert: 50's - 60s: A recently deceased mathematician praised for his
groundbreaking work in his youth, but whose later years were plagued
by delusional mental illness; he is seen in Catherine's imagination
and in flashbacks.
Harold (Hal) Dobbs: 20's: One of Robert's last Ph.D. students during the one
year his idol and mentor's illness went into remission, at least
enabling Robert to teach, if not continue his creative mathematical
If you have any
questions, concerns, or require additional information concerning the
Roxbury Arts Alliance production of "Proof, please email the
production team at Show.RAA@gmail.com