Sylvia – at the Brisbane Arts Theatre from 11th September 2010

Sylvia By A.R. Gurney

  Greg, middle-aged and middle-class, returns to his Upper West Side apartment in the late afternoon accompanied by Sylvia, a beautiful, frisky young blonde he has just picked up in the park. Greg sits in his favourite chair, worried about how Kate, his wife, is going to respond to Sylvia.

Sylvia doesn’t make things easy. Too excited to settle down, she moves around the room checking out the furniture. She turns to Greg. She obediently collapses onto the floor, resting her chin on his knee, while staring up at him with blind adoration. What man could resist?

A street-smart mixture of Lab and Poodle, Sylvia becomes a major bone of contention between husband and wife.

This romantic triangle about Greg, Kate and the mongrel dog named Sylvia helps us, after a series of hilarious and touching complications, understand the relationship between ‘man’ and ‘mans best friend’.

Directed by David Bell, this heart-warming show will appeal to the young and old, and is not to be missed by animal lovers everywhere.

By A.R. Gurney
Directed by David Bell
September 11 to October 9, 2010
Thursday to Saturdays @ 8pm
Sunday Oct 3 @ 2pm

Brisbane Arts Theatre – 210 Petrie Terrace
Bookings: 3369 2344 or book online through

Visit Brisbane Arts Theatre for full details.

“Sylvia” is proudly supported by Positive Response Dog Training – Specialist Training for All Dogs