Sylvia: A. R. Gurney's Shaggy-Dog Comedy of Midlife Crisis
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The last date listed for Sylvia was Saturday October 8, 2011 / 8:00pm.
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This warmhearted, humorous play that won Alfred Uhry a Pulitzer in 1988 looks at the unlikely… More
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I thought the production was absolutely delightful. I particularly liked Mary Elizabeth Scallen's comic performance as Kate, the bright, attractive wife who has to compete with a stray dog for her husband's affection.
Paul Felder was a hoot playing his trio of supporting roles. I especially enjoyed Leslie, the therapist who allowed his patients to determine his/her gender for themselves.
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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).
by A.R. Gurney
directed by Harriet Power
A love triangle between a man, his wife — and his dog! New York power couple Greg and Kate move from the suburbs to the city expecting to enjoy their newly empty nest. When Greg brings Sylvia, an adorable stray mutt, back to their home, Kate finds herself ignored – and is surprised with Greg’s other changes. Can a longtime spouse compete with the undeniable appeal of unconditional love? “Delicious and dizzy,” says the New York Times. Featuring an all-star cast: Greg Wood, Mary Beth Scallen, Jessica Bedford and Paul Felder.