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Furlan Auditorium Production


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 his 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.

Sylvia – Marilou Davido

Greg – Glenn Villa

Kate – Mary Rynders

Tom, Phyllis, Leslie – Matthew J. Patten


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Director – Bryce Lord

Set Designer – J. Michael Desper

Light Design – Patricia Lanious

Costume Coordinators – Pat Boeck & Betty Nordengren

Props Coordinators – Inge Adams & Katlyn Jene

Stage Managers – Amy Macali & Val Scarpace

Sound Design – Jan Pritzl

Hair Stylist/Wig Master – Anthony Mackie


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