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Review: ‘Tick Tick… BOOM!’ at Stillpointe Theatre

Before the emergence of the late legendary composer and playwright Jonathan Larson’s iconic Rent on Broadway, there was his semi-autobiographical rock monologue Tick, Tick… Boom! that he performed on and off as a solo show for several years. In 2001, five years after his untimely death at age 35, on the eve of Rent’s Off-Broadway preview, […]

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Review: ‘Proof’ at Olney Theatre Center

Who wants to go see a play about math? That could be a typical dialogue when people are perusing the paper wondering how to spend their Saturday night. In the case of David Auburn’s Tony Award-winning play, Proof, this hypothesis would be wrong because, as the characters in this beautiful play say often, we can’t […]

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Review: ‘Tick, Tick…Boom’ at The Highwood Theatre

Originally a one-man show written in 1990, Tick, Tick…Boom was reconceived after Jonathan Larson’s untimely death by David Auburn and produced off-Broadway in 2001. Rewritten to include three different characters, the autobiographical musical still speaks to the insecurities Larson had as he reached the milestone age of thirty with no fruits to show from his […]

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Review: ‘Proof’ at 1st Stage

At one point in David Auburn’s multiple award-winning drama Proof, which is currently being given an exceptionally gripping treatment at 1st Stage in Tysons, Hal Dobbs gushes to Catherine about her father’s legendary mathematical ability. He calls it “elegant” and “beautiful,” with “no wasted moves.” In fact, many of the characters in Proof wax poetic about […]

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‘Proof’ at The Potomac Playmakers

The Potomac Playmakers’ production of Proof by David Auburn, now playing at The Potomac Playmakers, and directed by Barb McCormick, is a thought-provoking show. McCormick utilizes every inch of the stage to tell her story as if it were unfolding from the backyard of a neighbor’s home. The set designed and constructed by Blaine Smith, […]

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‘Proof’ at The Little Theatre of Alexandria

The powerful The Little Theatre of Alexandria’s production of Proof takes us into the complex world of mathematics and mental illness, where the combinations are alarmingly similar in the way that the genius of poetry and numbers intertwine. David Auburn’s scintillating story, which won the Pulitzer Prize in 2001, fully invests you in the drama’s […]

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Peter’s Alley Theatre Productions Opens ‘Proof’ on March 15th by Beth Adams

Opening March 15th, Peter’s Alley Theatre Productions’ second show of its inaugural season is Proof, by David Auburn. The Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award – winning drama, is one of the most critically and commercially successful plays in recent years and is oft produced by regional theater companies across the country. But this did not daunt the artists of Peter’s […]

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