Puppies Audition For a Cameo in Broadway's Sylvia
Star Julie White was on hand to judge the adorable canines who may get to appear on the Great White Way.
Auditions were held on Monday, August 3 for the upcoming Broadway production of A.R. Gurney's Sylvia.The production was on a quest to find a puppy who will serve as canine counterpart for Annaleigh Ashford's character, a talking dog called Sylvia. The selected dog will have its picture built into the set, and the photo will be revealed at the end of every performance during a scene where Sylvia's owner looks at a photo of her.
The panel of judges will be made up of members of the cast and creative team, including Tony-winning actress Julie White, Tony-nominated set designer David Rockwell, Tony-winning director Daniel Sullivan, and two-time Pulitzer Prize-nominated playwright A.R. Gurney.
Tony winner Matthew Broderick and Julie White lead the cast of Sylvia as a couple whose marriage is torn apart by Sylvia's arrival. Robert Sella completes the company. Previews will begin October 2 in advance of the October 27 at the Cort Theatre.