Selected Shorts On Stage


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An Evening with Richard Price

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January 25, 2017 at 7:30 pm
Peter Jay Sharp Theatre at Symphony Space

The author responsible for gritty, vividly etched portrayals of urban America in such novels as Freedomland, Clockers and Lush Life, as well as the hit TV shows The Wire and The Night Of, curates an evening of stories.

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Selected Shorts At the Dallas Museum of Art: Shaken & Stirred

January 28, 2017 at 7:30 pm
Dallas Museum of Art - Dallas, TX

Selected Shorts returns to Dallas with actors Anika Noni RoseJoshua Malina, and Michael Urie for an evening of storytelling in celebration of the DMA’s exhibition Shaken, Stirred, Styled: The Art of the Cocktail.

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Love 2.0

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February 8, 2017 at 7:30 pm
Peter Jay Sharp Theatre at Symphony Space

Actors including Peter Sagal perform love stories from authors old and new: mannered tales of chivalry and courtly love unfold alongside modern rituals of speed dating and anonymous encounters online.

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Selected Shorts on Tour: Troy, New York

February 12, 2017 at 3 pm
Troy Savings Bank Music Hall (Troy, New York)

The hit public radio series returns to the Troy Music Hall with an evening of spellbinding short stories by established and emerging writers, performed by stars of the stage and screen. Host Sonia Manzano (Sesame Street), Michael Cerveris (Fun Home), and Jim True-Frost (The Wire) perform moving and comical stories about chance encounters, love, loss, and new beginnings.

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A Celebration of Clarice Lispector

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March 1, 2017 at 7:30 pm
Peter Jay Sharp Theatre at Symphony Space

Actors and authors pay tribute to one of Brazil's greatest modern writers, whose complete short story collection was recently translated to great critical acclaim.

 

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Selected Shorts on Tour: Longwood Gardens

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March 7, 2017 at 8 pm
Longwood Garden (Kennett Square, PA)

Selected Shorts comes to Longwood Gardens on March 7th for an evening dedicated to the love of gardening and the glories of the natural world. Host Joanna Gleason (The Affair), Chris Sarandon (The Princess Bride), and more present an enchantingly rich bouquet of stories about lovers, green thumbs, and the occasional screaming tree....

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On Being with host Krista Tippett

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March 15, 2017 at 7:30 pm
Peter Jay Sharp Theatre at Symphony Space

New York Times bestselling author and National Humanities Medalist Krista Tippett, host of the popular radio show and podcast On Being, presents stories that center on the mysterious in life: the spiritual, magical, and unexplained.

 

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Selected Shorts:The Stories of Carson McCullers

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April 5, 2017 at 7:30 pm
Peter Jay Sharp Theatre at Symphony Space

Hilton Als (White Girls) and more  celebrate the renowned southern gothic author of The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter, whose writing explores the tragicomedy of life in the South and the inner lives of characters who are often marginalized and misunderstood.  

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Selected Shorts:Recommended Reading with Electric Literature

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April 26, 2017 at 7:30 pm
Peter Jay Sharp Theatre at Symphony Space

We team up with our friends at Electric Literature to present innovative and vibrant new fiction from their celebrated literary magazine, Recommended Reading, and give a glimpse into the exciting future of modern storytelling.

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Flash Fiction

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May 10, 2017 at 7:30 pm
Peter Jay Sharp Theatre at Symphony Space

Can an author pack a punch or move you to tears in three pages or less? Join us for a night of Selected (really short!) Shorts as we prove that small can be mighty and less can be more.

 

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