Selected Shorts On Stage


An Evening with Joy Williams and Don DeLillo

past event

SUBSCRIPTION INFO

$30; Member $27; 30 and Under (with I.D.) $15

(Past) December 2, 2015 at 7:30 pm
Peter Jay Sharp Theatre

Joy Williams, winner of the Rea Award for the Short Story, and author of the new collection, The Visiting Privilege, and Don DeLillo (White Noise, Underworld) team up to present a selection of their fiction. The stories will be performed by Gaby Hoffmann, Patricia Kalember, and James Naughton.

*Due to illness, Joanna Gleason is unable to perform at this event. 

Hosted by James Naughton.   

A limited number of premium seats are available, with a $50 tax-deductible contribution per ticket to Symphony Space.  

"I think Don DeLillo's avant garde. No one's caught up with what he's doing yet." -- Joy Williams

"Joy Williams has produced a hard, sharp, comic novel about the off-kilter genius of adolescence-a work of maverick insight and rash and beautiful bursts of language." -- Don DeLillo on The Quick and the Dead.

"[The Visiting Privilege] cements Williams’s position not merely as one of the great writers of her generation, but as our pre-eminent bard of humanity’s insignificance." -- Dan Kois, New York Times Magazine

Actors subject to change.

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