PROOF

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Auditions for Proof

Sept 14 – 12-5pm   By Appointment

Sept 15 – 7-10pm   By Appointment

Sept 16 – 7-10p   Open Call

 

Email submission can be sent to auditions@galleryplayers.com. Please prepare a 1-2 minute dramatic monologue. No appointment necessary for open call, just show up. Sign in begins at 6:30pm.

 

Breakdown

Catherine:  THIS ROLE IS CAST.

Claire (30-37): Catherine’s older sister.  Hard working, manipulative, focused.  A “put together”, no-nonsense, “take charge” kind of gal–she has been financially supporting her sister and father while he was sick and has taken on the responsibilities of her father’s estate and is spearheading his funeral arrangements.  She left her father and sister behind in Chicago to make a new life in New York City complicating her relationship with Catherine.

Robert (approx. 60 years old):  The recently deceased father of Catherine and Claire.  He was a University of Chicago professor and mathematician who did groundbreaking work throughout a distinguished career but whose latter years were plagued by mental illness.  Charming, stubborn and disillusioned.  He has a very strong connection with and admiration for Catherine, her aspirations and the common traits that they share and is seen throughout the play in flashback and as part of her imagination. 

Harold/Hal (25-32):  One of Robert’s last Ph.D. students during the one year his mentor’s illness went into remission enabling Robert to teach.  Quirky, witty, conflicted and bright.  Hal believes that somewhere in the gibberish that Robert wrote in his latter years, there might be additional evidence of his mathematical genius and spends time at the family home going through his notebooks when he falls for Catherine.  Their relationship becomes complicated over questions regarding the authorship of a mathematical proof that he believes to be brilliant.  

2014-15 Season Staffing Opportunities

The Gallery Players, Brooklyn’s premier, award-winning Off-Off Broadway theater, is seeking Designers and Staff for their 48th Season which includes: next to normal (Sept 13-Oct 5), Proof (Oct 25-Nov 9), Jerry’s Girls (Dec 6-Dec 21), Run For Your Wife Jan17-Feb 1), The Baker’s Wife (Mar 7-Mar 29), Evita (Apr 25-May 17) and the 18th Annual Black Box New Play Festival (May 28-June 21). We are seeking talented and resourceful Designers for Set, Costumes, Lighting, Props and Sound. We are also accepting resumes from capable Producers, Assoc. Producers, Stage Managers and Asst. Stage Managers for all shows. Interested Designers must be capable of executing their design with help from a volunteer staff and Gallery’s resources. There is a small stipend for all positions. Send materials ASAP to designstaff@galleryplayers.com.

We are seeking enthusiastic, hard-working, talented, self-starting people who are willing and able to work in an Off-Off Broadway setting. The Gallery Players operates under the Equity NYC Showcase code.

Producers will be expected to supervise a production from the choosing of a director through opening night, making sure that each show meets our high standards and comes in within budget.

Designers: Though Gallery does have Volunteers to help with everything from building and hanging to ushering and concessions, it is ultimately the designer’s job to make sure the design is executed.

Stage Managers and Assistant Stage Managers can be either Equity or Non-Equity.

Please indicate which shows particularly interest you.

The Peanut Gallery 2014

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Taught by professional theater artists, The Peanut Gallery is devoted to Musical Theater. Children will learn to sing and dance, and will create and perform their own original show with songs from Broadway musicals!

 

 

2014 Camp Sessions

Monday-Friday, 9am-2pm

July 7-11 (grades 1-3)
July 14-18 (grades 4-6)
July 21-25 (grades 1-3)
July 28-Aug 1 (grades 4-6)

Please drop off your child no earlier than 8:45am, and pick up no later than 2:15pm.

Performance times to be announced.

Bring your own lunch. Water will be provided.

Registration price: $325
Price is for one week of classes (5 sessions Monday-Friday).

*Early Registration price – register before April 30 and pay just $299*

Sign Up Today! Pay the Peanut Gallery registration fee by credit card on-line by clicking here.

After paying on-line, please e-mail to peanuts(at)galleryplayers.com the following registration information. You must include all of the following information in your e-mail:
Child’s name
Grade in Fall 2013
Age
Parent name
Street address including city/state/zip
Phone
E-mail address
Which week(s) you are signing up for

You may also mail us a check and include a printed sign-up form (click the link). Print out the form, complete it (please note on the form that you paid on-line), and send to: The Gallery Players, ATT: The Peanut Gallery, 199 14th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11215. To pay by check, print and mail the form with your check.

Volunteer at The Gallery Players

Be a part of The Gallery Players by volunteering! With 8 productions every season, there’s a lot that you can help with, and there are some great benefits. Here’s what we need:

  • Set Building/Painting Volunteers (previous experience not required; lunch provided)
  • Box Office Volunteers (free show admission included)
  • Concessions Volunteers (free show admission included)
  • Raffle and Mailing List Sign-Up Volunteers (free show admission included)
  • Audition Monitors (free Thursday show admission included)
  • Postcard distribution Volunteers (free Thursday show admission included)

To inquire about any of these Volunteers positions, please e-mail volunteer(at)galleryplayers.com.