Auditions for Sylvia

A Comedy by A.R. Gurney

Auditions will be on Monday, February 27, and Tuesday, February 28, 2023, at 6:30 p.m., at the Westmoreland Players Theatre in Callao.

Production Dates: May 5 through May 21, 2023

Lead Characters

  • Sylvia – Female physically-active actress. Sylvia is a dog played by a human and will require a lot of physicality, jumping on furniture, crawling, brisk movement, tail wagging etc.
  • Greg – Mature adult male who is going through a midlife crisis. He finds and cares deeply for Sylvia and becomes enamored with her many antics.
  • Kate – Mature woman. Greg’s wife. In contrast to her husband, she is a successful professional whose career is on the rise. She resents the attachment her husband has for Sylvia and feels threatened by Sylvia.

Supporting Characters

  • Tom – Male. 30s to 50s. Dog owner who befriends Greg and offers advice about life and animals.
  • Phyllis – 40s to 60s. New York socialite. Not comfortable with Sylvia’s antics.
  • Leslie – Male or female – Greg’s therapist.


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