Selected Shorts On Stage


ITEMS PER PAGE: 10 all

Selected Shorts on Tour: Utica, NY

available soon

SUBSCRIPTION INFO

Standard: $31.50

Members: $26.50 

December 2, 2017 at 7:30 pm
Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute (Utica, NY)

Holiday Stories is the theme for Selected Shorts at the Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute, and nostalgia of the holidays takes center stage. James Naughton will read and host an evening of stories about returning home, running away, uninvited guests, and unexpected gifts. With performances by husband and wife Michel Gill and Jayne Atkinson (House of Cards).

READ MORE

A Celebration of Agatha Christie with Special Guest Fran Lebowitz

SUBSCRIPTION INFO

Standard: $36
Member: $33
30 and Under (with I.D.): $16
Premium: $81
Premium Member: $78
Premium Tickets Include a $50 Tax-Deductible Donation

December 6, 2017 at 7:30 pm
Peter Jay Sharp Theatre

Selected Shorts celebrates the favorites and overlooked classics from Agatha Christie's trove of more than 150 stories. Our host, celebrated mystery writer Megan Abbott (You Will Know Me) will be joined by actors including Hugh Dancy (Hannibal), Andrea Martin (Difficult People), Lois Smith (Lady Bird) as well as writer, bon vivant, and Christie devotee Fran Lebowitz to discover that the only thing more fun than reading a whodunit is gasping along to its twists and turns live.

READ MORE

Selected Shorts on Tour: Stanford University

available soon

SUBSCRIPTION INFO

Tickets $30-$50

December 10, 2017 at 2:30 pm
Bing Concert Hall at Stanford University in Stanford, CA

Holiday Stories is the theme for Selected Shorts at Stanford University, and the nostalgia of the holidays takes center stage. Kirsten Vangsness (Criminal Minds) leads a cast of actors from stage and screen, including Tate Donovan (The Man in the High Castle) and Christina Pickles (Friends, Break a Hip), who will perform tales about returning home, running  away, uninvited guests, and unexpected gifts.

READ MORE

Love, Laughter, and Vodka with Anton Chekhov

SUBSCRIPTION INFO

Standard: $31
Members: $28
30 and Under (with I.D.): $16
Premium: $81
Premium Member: $78
Premium Tickets Include a $50 Tax-Deductible Donation

January 24, 2018 at 7:30 pm
Peter Jay Sharp Theatre

Rainn Wilson (The Office) leads a troupe of actors from stage and screen, including Sam Underwood (Fear the Walking Dead), in a night of Chekhov's tragically comedic tales. Laura Strausfeld, Chekhov superfan and curator of New York's annual celebration of the author's birthday, joins with Selected Shorts to curate an evening of Chekhov's great works  and raise a glass in honor of his 158th birthday. 

 

 

READ MORE

Selected Shorts on Tour: Dallas Museum of Art

available soon

SUBSCRIPTION INFO

January 27, 2018 at 7:30 pm
Dallas Museum of Art - Dallas, TX

For Better and For Worse: Tales of Marriage
Selected Shorts comes to the Dallas Museum of Art with an evening of funny, moving, romantic and surreal tales filled with unexpected twists and turns. Actors Jane Kaczmarek, Michael Cerveris, and Maria Tucci will perform magical short stories about what comes after saying "I DO."

READ MORE

It Occurs to Me That I Am America

SUBSCRIPTION INFO

Standard: $31
Members: $28
30 and Under (with I.D.): $16
Premium: $81
Premium Member: $78
Premium Tickets Include a $50 Tax-Deductible Donation

February 7, 2018 at 7:30 pm
Peter Jay Sharp Theatre

In this one-of-a-kind evening, art and fiction come together with a roster of authors, illustrators, and actors, including Elizabeth Strout (Olive Kitteridge), as we explore through fiction what it means to be American in these troubling times.

 

READ MORE

Daniel Handler & Eileen Myles

SUBSCRIPTION INFO

Standard: $31
Members: $28
30 and Under (with I.D.): $16
Ticket + Party: $100
Member Ticket + Party: $97

February 28, 2018 at 7:30 pm
Peter Jay Sharp Theatre

The author of All the Dirty Parts and The Series of Unfortunate Events joins forces with the trailblazing poet to present an evening of their work, alongside favorite poetry and short stories.

READ MORE

An Evening with the National Book Awards, Hosted by Lisa Lucas

SUBSCRIPTION INFO

Standard: $31
Members: $28
30 and Under (with I.D.): $16
Premium: $81
Premium Member: $78
Premium Tickets Include a $50 Tax-Deductible Donation

March 21, 2018 at 7:30 pm
Peter Jay Sharp Theatre

Since 1950, the National Book Awards has celebrated the best of American literature, honoring such authors as Ralph Ellison, Flannery O'Connor, William Faulkner and Alice Walker. Led by Lisa Lucas, past winners and finalists, including Lauren Groff, hand-pick and introduce stories from some of the honored short story collections that have inspired or influenced their own work.

READ MORE

Crybabies, Co-hosted by Susan Orlean and Sarah Thyre

SUBSCRIPTION INFO

Standard: $31
Members: $28
30 and Under (with I.D.): $16
Premium: $81
Premium Member: $78
Premium Tickets Include a $50 Tax-Deductible Donation

April 11, 2018 at 7:30 pm
Peter Jay Sharp Theatre

Everyone loves a good cry ... or at least most people do. On the podcast Crybabies, Susan Orlean (The Orchid Thief) and Sarah Thyre (Strangers with Candy) talk with comedians, musicians, actors, and writers about the art and culture that make them cry. We team up with the hosts for an evening of stories that inspire tears of sorrow, joy, and laughter.

READ MORE

A Night with The Paris Review, Hosted by Lorin Stein

SUBSCRIPTION INFO

Standard: $31
Members: $28
30 and Under (with I.D.): $16
Premium: $81
Premium Member: $78
Premium Tickets Include a $50 Tax-Deductible Donation

May 2, 2018 at 7:30 pm
Peter Jay Sharp Theatre

Selected Shorts teams up with The Paris Review, America's most popular and influential literary magazine, famous for discovering new writers such as Philip Roth, Angela Flournoy and Edward. P Jones. Join editor Lorin Stein, celebrated author Ottessa Moshfegh (Eileen), and more for an evening of classic and contemporary fiction from the archives.

 

 

READ MORE

Displaying page 1 of 2 /