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The Dog Show

This event has already taken place.Thursdays – Saturdays, 7 – 9 pm, Thursdays and Sundays, 3 – 5 pm, through Jan. 29;
THE DOG SHOW, Conor Murphy as ALEX, Cathy Carlton as PAULINE, Photo by Tom Duffy 6

The Dog Show, a darkly humorous family drama that explores memory, forgiveness, and storytelling, will run at The Players Theatre in Greenwich Village from Jan. 12-29, 2023.

Set in southeast Missouri on a small dog breeder’s farm, the play focuses on the unraveling that occurs after the matriarch Pauline is institutionalized and son Alex comes home to discover why. As Alex pushes everyone to tell the truth about what has happened, the group must confront a past that can’t be absolved by confession but must be confronted.

The cast features Cathy Carlton* as the family matriarch Pauline, Conor Murphy will play Alex, Pauline’s son. Barry Rowell as the patriarch Commodore and Raimy O. Washington as Shawna. The play, by award-winning playwright Ivan Faute, will be directed by long-time collaborator Christina Rose Ashby, with lighting design by Autum Casey and sound design by Sam Kaseta.

* These Actors are appearing courtesy of Actors’ Equity Association.


115 MacDougal St.
New York City, NY 10012 United States