Proof of Love


By Chisa Hutchinson
Directed by Jade King Carroll

2018/19 Season

May 17, 2019—June 16, 2019

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Constance thought she had a happy life and a loving husband. Suddenly, a tragic accident splinters her upper-class black family—and forces Constance to face uncomfortable truths about her marriage and herself. Proof of Love is the explosive, funny, and moving new one-woman play by Chisa Hutchinson, member of the first class of talent supported by the Audible Playwrights Fund; Jade King Carroll directs.

Produced by Audible in association with New York Theatre Workshop.

NYTW Member tickets are available online, by phone at 212-460-5475 or in-person at the NYTW Box Office. All other single tickets will be available from, 1-800-982-2787 and in-person at the Minetta Lane Theatre Box Office.

Proof of Love will be performed at the Minetta Lane Theatre (18 Minetta Lane, between MacDougal & 6th Avenue).



CHISA HUTCHINSON is an acclaimed playwright raised and currently residing in Newark, New Jersey. She holds a B.A. in Dramatic Arts from Vassar College and an M.F.A. in Playwriting from NYU. Her work has been presented at such venues as the National Black Theater and Second Stage Theater. She is a current member of New Dramatists and former staff writer for the Blue Man Group.


alondra was here (The Wild Project); From the Author of (Delaware Rep); Sex on Sunday (BE Company @ Urban Stages); Detroit ’67 (McCarter Theatre & Hartford Stage); Intimate Apparel, The Piano Lesson (McCarter Theatre); The Piano Lesson (Hartford Stage); Having Our Say (Hartford Stage & Long Wharf Theatre); Autumn’s Harvest (Lincoln Center Institute); A Trouble in Mind (Two River Theater & Playmaker’s Rep); Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, The Whipping Man (Portland Stage); The Revolutionists, Sunset Baby (City Theatre); A Raisin In The Sun (Juilliard & Perseverance); The Tempest (Chatauqua); King Hedley II (Portland Playhouse); Mr. Chickee’s Funny Money (Atlantic Theater); Janice Underwater (Premiere Stages); The Etymology of Bird (CitiParks Summer Stages); Cherry Smoke (Theatre Row); Skeleton Crew (Dorset Theater, Theatreworks- Palo Alto & Marin Theatre); The Basset Table (Adelphi); Topdog/Underdog (WVU); Marisol (NYCDA); Black Girl, You’ve Been Gentrified, The Pussy Grabber Plays (Joe’s Pub); Radio Golf (Penn State); The History of Light, Samuel J&K, The Summer House (Passage Theatre); Seven Guitars, The Persians, Splittin’ the Raft (People’s Light & Theatre); Spit (Intar); A Member of the Wedding (Tennessee Williams Theater Festival); Hello, From the Children of Planet Earth (Playwright’s Realm); Associate Director for A Streetcar Named Desire and The Gin Game (Broadway), The Children’s Monologues (Carnegie Hall).