Offering 'Proof'

Annapolis's Colonial Players will present the award-winning "Proof" tomorrow through Oct. 2. In the drama, the character Catherine is forced to examine her potential for genius after the death of her father, a well-known mathematician and University of Chicago professor who suffered from mental illness. While struggling with the mental demons she believes she inherited, Catherine (played by Kelly Meridith McPhee) also must defend her father's work after the discovery that he had developed a groundbreaking mathematical proof. Written by David Auburn, "Proof" was performed on Broadway in 2000 and won a Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award for best play in 2001. 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, 2:30 p.m. Sundays. Colonial Players, 108 East St., Annapolis. $15; students and seniors, $10. 410-268-7373 or

Art Walk in Easton

Easton galleries, restaurants and coffee shops will be open late tomorrow for the town's First Friday Gallery Walk. The walk will include special exhibits, live music and refreshments at the Academy Art Museum, Troika Gallery, Creatrics Gallery, South Street Art Gallery and Grafton Gallery. The Academy Art Museum, on South Street, will display black and white, architectural, digital and portrait photographs by members of the Tidewater Camera Club along the fence surrounding the museum and on the lawn. Photographers will be present to talk about their work. Creatrics Gallery, on Goldsborough Street, will display sea glass jewelry by Chestertown artist Nancy LaMotte. LaMotte's husband, Richard, and Annapolis photographer Celia Pearson will be available to sign their new book, "Pure Sea Glass." Troika Gallery, on Harrison Street, will display new works by 30 local artists, and South Street Gallery will display several modern impressionist works, plein-air paintings and sculptures. Restaurants, such as General Tanuki's sushi bar and Out of the Fire, will also display artwork. Dave Hawkins will play acoustic guitar in the courtyard outside the Inn at Easton. 5-9 p.m. tomorrow. Downtown Easton. Free. 410-820-0302

'Summer's End'

The Annapolis Symphony Orchestra celebrates the end of summer with Rob Levit and this outdoor concert at Quiet Waters Park. The orchestra will perform "The Annapolis Overture," under the direction of J. Ernest Green, conductor and music director of the Annapolis Chorale. Levit, an acoustic jazz musician and artist-in-residence at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, will open for the orchestra. 6 p.m. Monday. Quiet Waters Park, 600 Quiet Waters Park Rd., Annapolis. Free. 410-269-1132 or

"The Hibiscus," above, by Sheldon Goldgeier will be displayed in Easton's First Friday Gallery Walk. Also on display will be "Flower" by Randy Wallace.