From the moment it first opened Off-Broadway in May of 2000, Proof met with tremendous critical acclaim. It won the Drama Desk Award for Best New Play, the Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Play, The New York Drama Critics’ Circle Best Play Award, and – most notably – the 2001 Tony Award for Best Play and the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.
Proof premiered at the Manhattan Theatre Club in a production directed by Daniel Sullivan. It sold out nearly its entire run on opening night, and then extended. Proof’s success merited a Broadway transfer, maintaining the original direction and cast,
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