Capital Critics' Circle
Le cercle des critiques de la capitale

Reviewing Theatre in Canada's Capital Region
La critique théâtrale de la région Ottawa-Gatineau

Proof, an authorial dispute: Performing plays that bring a new understanding to science.

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Proof. Photo C.T. Sinclair


Proof, David Auburn’s Pulitzer Prize winning play, now being presented by the Nora Theatre Company at the Central Square Theatre in Cambridge, MA, is in theory about the world of mathematics. However, presumably influenced by Auburn’s lack of knowledge of the topic, this four-hander explores family problems and clichés about mathematicians rather than mathematics. (Continue reading » )