The Maryville College Theatre Department will perform A.R. Gurney’s “Sylvia” Dec. 6-9.
Set in New York in the 1990s, Gurney’s play about a man and his dog has been a staple of the American theater since its premiere in 1995.
In the play, Greg finds a dog, Sylvia, in the park and brings her home to introduce her to his wife Kate, who is less than happy about this new addition to the family. The resulting tension between Kate and Sylvia puts a strain on Greg and Kate’s marriage, as he becomes more and more infatuated with his canine companion.
The production is directed by senior theatre major Leslie Owle of Cherokee, N.C., as part of her senior thesis project on directing.... read the rest of the story by Subscribing now.