A middle-aged guy dotes on his new dog, embodied. in A.R. Gurney’s often-produced comedy, featuring a lovely young woman (Sarah Jessica Parker in the Broadway version) as the new family dog. Of course, the wife does not approve. Audiences, bring a photo of your dog to put on Stageworks' “Sylvia’s friends” wall in the lobby. Directed by Karla Hartley. Featuring Kari Goetz as Sylvia.