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Production: 'Proof' (See all 3 roles)

Robert (Supporting)

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Production Details

Casting "Proof," the Pulitzer-Prize winning drama by David Auburn.

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Male, ages 50-70, All Ethnicities

Role Description

Robert: (Supporting) 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.