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Lone Star College-Kingwood Invites Public to Drama, "Proof"

Lone Star College-Kingwood Invites Public to Drama, “Proof” The discovery of a mysterious notebook forces a troubled young woman to face her father’s death and whether she will inherit his genius or his mental illness in David Auburn’s Pulitzer-prize winning drama, “Proof”. Performances are Oct. 8-11 at 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 11-12 at 2 p.m. in the Lone Star College-Kingwood Black Box.

Directed by Eric C. Skiles and designed by Kalliope Vlahos, this production chronicles the story of Catherine, the daughter of a brilliant but mentally disturbed mathematician, recently deceased, who tries to come to grips with her father’s famous legacy and possibly genetic insanity. Complicating matters are one of her father's ex-students who wants his research papers and her estranged sister who shows up to help settle his affairs.

The cast features four LSC-Kingwood theatre majors: Jordan Everett (Catherine); Thomas Madison (Robert); Sandra Peck (Claire) and Eric C. Sandell (Hal).

“We are thrilled to be opening the 2014-2015 season with this theatrical gem,” said Eric Skiles, artistic director of theatre and professor of theatre and humanities. “It is a wildly popular script for colleges and universities; the Kingwood community will really enjoy it.”

Tickets to “Proof” are $12 for general admission, $10 for senior citizens age 55 and older, and $5 for students. For more information or to reserve tickets, call 281-312-1532 or email KWBox@LoneStar.edu.  Reservations are recommended.  There is NO LATE SEATING for this production.  It is recommend for patrons over 13 years of age.

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Photo cutline:  LSC-Kingwood students practice for the upcoming performance of “Proof.” Performances run Oct. 8-11 at 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 11-12 at 2 p.m. in the Black Box.  Tickets are $12 for general admission, $10 for senior citizens, age 55 and older, and $5 for students. For more information, call 281-312-1532 or email KWBox@LoneStar.edu.  Pictured, from left: Jordan Everett as Catherine, Sandra Peck as Claire, Thomas Madison as Robert, and Eric C. Sandell as Hal (seated).