MAN OF TWO WORLDS

Arts & Entertainment

MARCH 7 - 17, 2019
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Some mild language. Suitable for ages 13+

STARRING

ISABELLA PETERSON, KENT HARRISON HAYES*
KRISTINA HARDING, GARRY PETER MORRIS*

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ISABELLA PETERSON
as Sylvia

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KENT HARRISON HAYES*
as Greg

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KRISTINA HARDING
as Kate

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GARRY PETER MORRIS*
as Tom, Phyllis, Leslie

* Member of Actor's Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States, appearing under a Special Appearance Contract.
Greg and Kate have recently moved to New York City from the ‘burbs after becoming empty nesters. Greg—who’s suffering through a mid-life crisis—meets a stray dog, Sylvia, in the park, and becomes hopelessly smitten. When he brings her home, Greg’s wife, Kate, is “less than enthusiastic.” She wants the dog gone, but Greg is insistent. As Greg and Sylvia build a strong bond, Kate becomes increasingly annoyed by the new family member. As weeks pass, Greg spends more and more time with Sylvia and less and less time at his job, and with Kate. Tension continues to grow between Kate and Greg, and Kate and Sylvia, as Kate sees the precocious dog as a real threat to her marriage. Sylvia can’t understand what all the fuss is about, but she’s determined to remain in the family, whatever it takes!

The play, after a series of complications—by turns hilarious and touching—culminates when the emotionally-charged relationship between Greg, Kate and Sylvia reaches a poignant and resounding resolution.

Playwright A. R. Gurney dances wryly around the wild—sometimes blurry—connections people have with their dogs, the most unconditionally loving of all creatures. Gurney transforms the couple’s mid-life crisis into a hilarious and wild, ultimately redeeming adventure. He noted that the play has a “timely message of the need to connect in an increasingly alien and impersonal world. …There is a need to connect, not only to a dog, but to other people through the dog.” The 
New York Daily News reviewer gleefully declared, “I can only call it one of the most involving, beautiful, funny, touching and profound plays I have ever seen….”
This production of SYLVIA is underwritten in part through the generous contributions of Brent & Pamela Layton, John & Marjorie Budd, and Paul & Jill Scheffel.
March 7, 8 & 9 Thurs. - Sat.
March 10 / Sun. [Daylight Savings Time!]
March 14, 15 & 16 Thurs. - Sat.
March 17 / Sun.

Curtain at 7:00 PM
Curtain at 6:00 PM
Curtain at 7:00 PM
Curtain at 6:00 PM

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General Admission $30
Students $10
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