Selected Shorts On Stage


A Celebration of Clarice Lispector

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

Host Denis O'Hare, Lynn Cohen, Kate Burton, Carolina Ravassa and Pepe Nufrio perform stories by one of Brazil's greatest modern writers. With Lispector translator Idra Novey and  Porochista Khakpour.

 

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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 for an evening dedicated to gardens 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

Krista Tippett, author and host of the popular radio show and podcast On Being, presents stories that center on the mysteries in life. With readings by Ellen BurstynJames Naughton, poet Tracy K. Smith, and more!

 

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Selected Shorts on Tour: JCC in Washington, DC

March 19, 2017 at 3 pm
JCC (Washington, D.C.)

Selected Shorts comes to the Edlavitch DCJCC with an afternoon of spellbinding short stories that focus on the theme "Unexpected Journeys." Host James Naughton, along with Michael Urie (Ugly Betty) and DC actress Holly Twyford, perform moving and comical stories of destinations real and imaginary, far flung, and close at hand, with journeys featuring wild adventures, comic mishaps, and unexpected encounters.

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Selected Shorts on Tour: The Getty Museum: April Antics, Fictions & Foolery

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$20.00

April 1, 2017 at 4 pm and 7 pm
April 2, 2017 at 4 pm
The Getty Museum - Los Angeles, CA

Selected Shorts returns to The Getty with host  Jane Kaczmarek and an all-star cast, including Tony Hale, Michael Imperioli, Justin Kirk, Christina Pickles, Liev Schreiber, and Kirsten Vangsness.

 

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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

Tim Gunn, Hilton Als 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 Electric Literature to present innovative and vibrant new fiction from their celebrated literary magazine.  With guest author Phil Klay and more. Hosted by Halimah Marcus.    

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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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Shaken and Stirred with Amy Stewart

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May 31, 2017 at 7:30 pm
Peter Jay Sharp Theatre at Symphony Space

Amy Stewart (The Drunken Botanist) presents a literary cocktail of comical and enchanting stories about making merry. Actors of stage and screen will perform classic and contemporary tales of hoisting, imbibing, and the morning after. 

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