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Sylvia
by A. R. Gurney
Cast
Summer Donaldson
William Doyle
Barbara Hayes
Bill Kitzerow
Rebecca Lenehan
Lisa Swinehart
 
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Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm
Sundays at 2pm
at the Alden Theatre May 2, 2008 - May 17, 2008
Producer: Cathy Farnsworth
Director: Terry Yates
Technical Director: Bob Zeigler
Presented by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service  

... a cute imaginative play...so see it if you haven't before now. -- Bob Anthony

Synopsis: Greg and Kate have moved to Manhattan after twenty-two years of child-raising in the suburbs. Greg's career as a financial trader is winding down, while Kate's career, as a public-school English teacher, is beginning to offer her more opportunities. Greg brings home a dog he found in the park — or that has found him — bearing only the name "Sylvia" on her name tag.

A street-smart mixture of Lab and Poodle, Sylvia becomes a major bone of contention between husband and wife. She offers Greg an escape from the frustrations of this job and the unknowns of middle age. To Kate, Sylvia becomes a rival for affection. And Sylvia thinks Kate just doesn't understand the relationship between man and dog. The marriage is put in serious jeopardy until, after a series of hilarious and touching complications, Greg and Kate learn to compromise, and Sylvia becomes a valued part of their lives.

Please note: Some scenes contain adult language


MCP is grateful for the generous support of:
McLean Community Foundation Arts Council of Fairfax County  

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