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ASU Theatre announces cast for
February production of 'Proof'
Jan. 17, 2008 --
The Arkansas State University Theatre is proud to announce the cast of the February
production of “Proof” by David Auburn.
“Proof” combines elements of mystery and surprise with
old-fashioned storytelling to provide a compelling evening of theatre.
“Proof” is the winner of the 2001 Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award for Best
ASU Theatre’s production of “Proof” is under the stage direction of
Molly Simpson, professor of theatre. Scenic design is by Jeff
McLaughlin, assistant professor of theatre, and lighting design is under
the direction of Bob Simpson, professor of theatre and chair of the
Department of Theatre. Laura Perkins, instructor of theatre, will serve
as costume designer. Stage management duties for the production have
been assigned to Amy Penny, a sophomore theatre major from Jonesboro.
The cast includes Whitney Elliott, a senior theatre major
from Magnolia, as Catherine; Bob Simpson, professor of theatre and
department chair, as Robert; Jared Weston, a junior theatre major from
Jonesboro, as Hal; and Meredith Hendrix, a freshman theatre major from
Jonesboro, as Claire.
“Proof” will be
at 7:30 p.m. in
Fowler Center Friday-Saturday, Feb. 15-16, and Tuesday-Wednesday, Feb.
19-20. A “meet the company” dessert reception will follow the Feb. 15
opening night performance. Tickets may be purchased for reserved seating
in advance at the ASU Central Box Office in the Convocation Center or by
calling 972-ASU1. Tickets are also available online at
Reserved seating tickets (if available) may
be purchased at the door on the evening of the performance. Tickets are
$10 ($8 in advance). Reservations in advance are highly
This play is suitable for mature
audiences only. Children under the age of six will not be admitted to
the ASU Theatre. Please arrive early; latecomers will not be seated
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