Matthew Broderick stars in the Broadway revival about a couple whose lives are changed when the husband brings home a dog he finds in Central Park. More…
'Sylvia' is about what happens when a smart, sassy canine befriends a New Yorker in Central Park and changes his and his wife’s life forever. The comedy takes a look into the complexities of love and commitment and asks what it truly means to be devoted to your partner…and how you choose between the love of your life and man’s best friend. Starring two-time Tony winner Matthew Broderick and Tony-winner Annaleigh Ashford.
See it if you love dogs. Without a devotion to furry friends, Sylvia's charms are elusive. Broderick was bland; Ashford too spicy. I didn't laugh once
Don't see it if you want an intelligent, insightful evening of theater. Sylvia is entertaining drivel. Closing doggie pix was a cheap bid for approval.
See it if you like great acting (except Matthew Broderick) great writing, great directing. It's fun and funny and endearing.
Don't see it if If pets aren't your thing, if you can't stand ex-machina changes of heart.
See it if You like light fun comedy's, are a dog or animal lover or fan of Ashford who delivers a wonderful performance!
Don't see it if You prefer heavier thought provoking plays or don't like dogs
See it if you enjoy inoffensive satire of male mid-life crisis and hilarious display of physical comedy by Annaleigh Ashford embodying a dog
Don't see it if you'd be disappointed by production that never rises much above level of a sitcom and the soporific acting/non-acting of Matthew Broderick
See it if you're in the mood for something generally light with heart, but also has some depth to it.
Don't see it if you're turned off by the idea of a woman playing a dog.
See it if you want to see an actress play the part of a sexy dog. Matthew Broderick was so weird in the show that nothing could save it for me.
Don't see it if you are not a "dog" person or like intelligent theater.
See it if You want to see an amazing performance of a talented young comedic actress playing a dog ! She makes her role both totally believable !
Don't see it if You are wanting to see a serious show.
See it if Annaleigh Ashford gives a commanding and delightful performance. Funny and charming show.
Don't see it if You're not terribly fond of dogs.
See it if Enjoy good comic performances (mostly) and a clever take on relationships. Sella and Ashford score.
Don't see it if You think of Matthew Broderick as a one note actor, he won't disappoint you.
See it if I thought the story was weak and embarrassingly silly. Matthew Broderick seemed to be just going through the motions.
Don't see it if You're looking for a well acted, funny, sharp comedy
See it if you have an imagination & can handle the fantastical talking-dog premise. A Ashford's brilliantly funny. M Broderick's completely miscast.
Don't see it if a little raunch upsets you. Very warm & touching script. A Ashford is totally worth the price of admission. Wish it had run a little longer.
See it if You enjoy a light story. The actress that played Sylvia was so convincing that at times you'd think she's really a dog.
Don't see it if You expect a traditional .comedy. If you do not care much about dogs, you probably would not appreciate this production.
See it if You like your 'funny' with meaning and poignancy; middle-aged relationships, longing and "puppy" love....
Don't see it if You are offended by four-letter words and 'doggy' behavior., or don't 'get' metaphor.'
See it if you want a good play based on modern times. Annaleigh Ashford was amazing in the show, and looking for other shows with her.
Don't see it if you want a musical.
See it if you want to see Annaleigh Ashford do her level best to elevate less-than-mediocre material.
Don't see it if you can't stand to see Julie White so terribly wasted. You don't like dogs. You resent audiences who laugh at cheap, bad jokes.
See it if you love animals, expecially dogs. I was glad I saw this show prior to reading the reviews. I thoroughly enjoyed the show.
Don't see it if If you never had a pet Or don't like pets.
See it if You are a dog-lover, OR a dog-hater who has to live with one! You want a light night out at the theater for laughs without heavy lifting.
Don't see it if You require plays to make you think. Seeing a wooden Matthew Broderick would disappoint. F-bombs (funny and relevant, but still) offend.
See it if you love Julie White, and will see her in anything, even if she is wasted in the role.
Don't see it if you are over this weird character Matthew Broderick has been playing for the last 10 years.
See it if You are obsessed with your dog or know people who are-- the dog character is EVERYTHING
Don't see it if I don't really see what the draw would be if you can't relate to the situation the dog creates within her human family..