John Correll to star in "Proof" at WCP

Arts and Entertainment

February 19, 2013

From: Westfield Community Players

(Westfield, NJ – Feb. 18, 2013 ) Veteran NJ actor and director, John Correll, of Winfield Park, NJ will be starring in Westfield Community Players (WCP) production of David Auburn's 2001 Pulitzer Prize and 2001 Drama Critic's Award winning play, Proof. Show dates are March 2, 9, 16, 22 & 23 at 8:00pm; a matinee performance will be on Sunday, March 10 at 3pm.

Mr. Correll will be portraying the role of Robert, a brilliant but unstable father, and famous mathematician, who has left valuable mathematical works in 103 notebooks following his death.  His daughter, over a  long weekend that follows his funeral, struggles with a burgeoning romance and the discovery of a mysterious notebook that draws Catherine into the most difficult problem of all: How much of her father's madness-or genius-will she inherit?

Mr. Correll has been seen on stage at The Bickford Theatre, The Union County Performing Arts Center, Circle Playhouse, Summit Playhouse, The Villagers Theatre and many more places over many years, as well as, here at Westfield Community Players. He has also directed for Alliance Repertory Company, Cranford Dramatic Club, Circle Players, and The Villagers Theatre and at Westfield Community Players. He is a member of Alliance Repertory Company and Innovative Stages in NY.

Proof is being directed by Steve Lemenille, of Clark, NJ and produced by Sally Brown of Westfield, NJ. Mr. Lemenille has previously directed “Dial 'M' for Murder”, “A View from the Bridge” and “Squabbles” for Westfield Community Players.

For information about tickets and more details about the cast for Proof, you can visit the theater's website at www.westfieldcommunityplayers.

Westfield Community Players is a non-for-profit community theater. Funding has been made in part by the New Jersey Council on the Arts, Department of State, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, through a grant administered by the Union County Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs.