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David Auburn

An enigmatic young woman. A manipulative sister. Their brilliant father. An unexpected suitor. One life-altering question. The search for the truth behind a mysterious mathematical proof is the perplexing problem in David Auburn's dynamic play. Starring Anne Heche and Jeremy Sisto, Proof is a winner of the 2001 Tony award for Best Play as well as the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for drama. Includes an interview with Dr. Carrie Bearden, a Clinical Neuropsychologist and Assistant Professor-in-Residence in the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences at the University of California-Los Angeles. Dr. Bearden is working to identify brain-based traits that may provide clues as to the underlying causes of psychosis and bipolar disorder. She joined us to talk about the role of heredity in mental illness and the links between genius and madness. Also includes an interview with Steven Strogatz, a professor at the Cornell University School of Theoretical and Applied Mathematics. Dr. Strogatz is the author of three books, including Sync and The Calculus of Friendship, and has authored a column on mathematics for the New York Times. Dr. Strogatz joined us to talk about popular stereotypes of mathematicians, math as a "young man's game," and the question of gender bias in the field. An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring: Anne Heche as Catherine Jeremy Sisto as Hal Robert Foxworth as Robert Kaitlin Hopkins as Claire Directed by Jenny Sullivan. Recorded before a live audience at the Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles. Proof is part of L.A. Theatre Works’ Relativity Series featuring science-themed plays. Major funding for the Relativity Series is provided by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to enhance public understanding of science and technology in the modern world.

An enigmatic young woman. A manipulative sister. Their brilliant father. An unexpected suitor. One life-altering question. The search for the truth behind a mysterious mathematical proof is the perplexing problem in David Auburn's dynamic play. Starring Anne Heche and Jeremy Sisto, Proof is a winner of the 2001 Tony award for Best Play as well as the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for drama. Includes an interview with Dr. Carrie Bearden, a Clinical Neuropsychologist and Assistant Professor-in-Residence in the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences at the University of California-Los Angeles. Dr. Bearden is working to identify brain-based traits that may provide clues as to the underlying causes of psychosis and bipolar disorder. She joined us to talk about the role of heredity in mental illness and the links between genius and madness. Also includes an interview with Steven Strogatz, a professor at the Cornell University School of Theoretical and Applied Mathematics. Dr. Strogatz is the author of three books, including Sync and The Calculus of Friendship, and has authored a column on mathematics for the New York Times. Dr. Strogatz joined us to talk about popular stereotypes of mathematicians, math as a "young man's game," and the question of gender bias in the field. An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring: Anne Heche as Catherine Jeremy Sisto as Hal Robert Foxworth as Robert Kaitlin Hopkins as Claire Directed by Jenny Sullivan. Recorded before a live audience at the Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles. Proof is part of L.A. Theatre Works’ Relativity Series featuring science-themed plays. Major funding for the Relativity Series is provided by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to enhance public understanding of science and technology in the modern world.
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An enigmatic young woman. A manipulative sister. Their brilliant father. An unexpected suitor. One life-altering question. The search for the truth behind a mysterious mathematical proof is the perplexing problem in David Auburn's dynamic play. Starring Anne Heche and Jeremy Sisto, Proof is a winner of the 2001 Tony award for Best Play as well as the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for drama. Includes an interview with Dr. Carrie Bearden, a Clinical Neuropsychologist and Assistant Professor-in-Residence in the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences at the University of California-Los Angeles. Dr. Bearden is working to identify brain-based traits that may provide clues as to the underlying causes of psychosis and bipolar disorder. She joined us to talk about the role of heredity in mental illness and the links between genius and madness. Also includes an interview with Steven Strogatz, a professor at the Cornell University School of Theoretical and Applied Mathematics. Dr. Strogatz is the author of three books, including Sync and The Calculus of Friendship, and has authored a column on mathematics for the New York Times. Dr. Strogatz joined us to talk about popular stereotypes of mathematicians, math as a "young man's game," and the question of gender bias in the field. An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring: Anne Heche as Catherine Jeremy Sisto as Hal Robert Foxworth as Robert Kaitlin Hopkins as Claire Directed by Jenny Sullivan. Recorded before a live audience at the Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles. Proof is part of L.A. Theatre Works’ Relativity Series featuring science-themed plays. Major funding for the Relativity Series is provided by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to enhance public understanding of science and technology in the modern world.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Anne Heche, Robert Foxworth, Full Cast

Length:

2h


Chapters

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05:00

Introduction
Introduction

00:36


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

05:01


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

03:46


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

04:47


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

02:58


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

03:35


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

01:27


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

04:05


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

04:29


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

04:40


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

03:42


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

02:23


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

01:10


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

04:57


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

01:54


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

04:37


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

01:58


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

04:25


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

02:40


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

01:01


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

02:58


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

02:13


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

04:21


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

04:22


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

04:53


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

03:09


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

04:20


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

00:36


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

18:01


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

11:22