Selected Shorts On Stage


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The Stories of Shirley Jackson

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

February 24, 2016 at 7:30 pm
Peter Jay Sharp Theatre at Symphony Space

An evening of stories from the author whose visions of small-town America feature twists that turn ordinary places into nightmares. With readings by Paul Giamatti, Cristin Milioti, Mary Louise Wilson, and Stephen Kunken. Hosted by A. M. Homes.

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Selected Shorts at the Dallas Museum of Art: Art and Artists

February 27, 2016 at 7:30 pm
Dallas Museum of Art - Dallas, TX

Selected Shorts returns to the Dallas Museum of Art for its 25th season! To celebrate, Denis O'Hare, Blythe Danner, and John Benjamin Hickey perform tales of Art and Artists. Hosted by Denis O'Hare.

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Selected Shorts at BAM: Dangers and Discoveries

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$35 and up.

March 11, 2016 at 7:30 pm
BAM Harvey Theater - Brooklyn, NY

Selected Shrots returns to RadioLoveFest after last year's sold-out show. Actors Amy Ryan, John Cameron MitchellAnika Noni Rose, and Cynthia Nixon perform.

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Reader, I Married Him: A Tribute to Jane Eyre

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

March 16, 2016 at 7:30 pm
Peter Jay Sharp Theatre at Symphony Space

In honor of Charlotte Bronte's 200th birthday, authors Tracy Chevalier, Audrey Niffenegger, and Namwali Serpell present an evening of original stories from a remarkable new collection inspired by Jane Eyre's most famous line.

 

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Selected Shorts at The Getty Museum: Dangers and Discoveries

March 19, 2016 at 4 pm and 7 pm
March 20, 2016 at 4 pm
The Getty Museum - Los Angeles, CA

The popular public radio podcast returns to the Getty Museum for a weekend of live performances of stories exploring darkness and light.

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Selected Shorts at Florida State University

March 21, 2016 at 7:30 pm
Richard G. Fallon Theatre

Selected Shorts heads to Florida State University. Patricia Kalember, Daniel Gerroll, and Andre Holland perform stories written work by faculty within the Florida State University Creative Writing Program.

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Cats and Dogs

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

April 6, 2016 at 7:30 pm
Peter Jay Sharp Theatre at Symphony Space

From Poe’s black cat to T.C. Boyle’s “Heart of a Champion,” cats and dogs have inspired writers since the beginning. Join us for an evening of funny and moving tales with host Ann Patchett. Readings by Jane Curtin and more!

 

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Kelly Link and Helen Oyeyemi

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

April 20, 2016 at 7:30 pm
Peter Jay Sharp Theatre at Symphony Space

One of Granta's Best Young British Novelists, Helen Oyeyemi (Boy, Snow, Bird), and Hugo Award-winning author Kelly Link (Get In Trouble) come together for a night of readings from their work. 

 

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Sherman Alexie and Edwidge Danticat

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

May 11, 2016 at 7:30 pm
Peter Jay Sharp Theatre at Symphony Space

Two of America's most distinctive contemporary writers host an evening of their work. Sherman Alexie and Edwidge Danticat present tales of family, identity, and magic.

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A Surprising Night of Shorts!

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

May 25, 2016 at 7:30 pm
Peter Jay Sharp Theatre at Symphony Space

You never know what might happen at a Surprising Night of Shorts! Previous surprising nights include evenings with Alice Munro and Chuck Palahniuk; as well as nights of stories set in Greenwich Village and humor stories with Simon Rich & Patricia Marx.

 

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