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113 Star Starred
Altarena Playhouse
Across from Lincoln Park 1409 High Street Alameda, CA 94501
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4.1 / 5 Rated by 9 members
Review from Hllywd

It took me awhile to get into this production. The premise is very basic, simple and redundant. The concept or plot could really be wrapped up in15 minutes. The actors were good yet I did not feel a real connection or believability between the...continued

reviewed May 21 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from la me en rose

The play was adorable, fun, and touching. All of the acting was superb! A small cast, but they really keep things engaging. I would recommend it for adults only since the "dog" can be pretty foul-mouthed. Especially when it comes to cats!

reviewed May 15 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from M Lewis

I really enjoyed this production. The husband and wife didn't have much chemistry but the young woman who played the part of "Sylvia" was wonderful. Her facial expressions were perfect. I am a cat person but could really see a dog playing up to a...continued

reviewed Jun 03 2010 report as inappropriate
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Written by A. R. Gurney

Directed by Gene Kahane

Sylvia premiered in 1995 at New York City’s Manhattan Theatre Club, starring Blythe Danner, Charles Kimbrough, and Sarah Jessica Parker.  It received several Drama Desk Award nominations, including Outstanding Play and Outstanding Actress (Sarah Jessica Parker).

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