Selected Shorts On Stage


Daniel Handler & Eileen Myles

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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 and author of Chelsea Girls, I Must Be Living Twice, and Afterglow to present an evening of their work, alongside favorite poetry and short stories. With performances by Becca Blackwell (They, Themself and Schmerm) and more.

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

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March 21, 2018 at 7:30 pm
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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, National Book Award finalists Lauren Groff (Fates and Furies) and Carmen Maria Machado (Her Bodies and Other Parties) hand-pick and introduce stories from some of the honored short story collections that have inspired or influenced their own work.

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Selected Shorts at the Getty Museum: A Feast of Fiction

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March 24, 2018 at 4 pm and 7 pm • The Getty Museum - Los Angeles, CA
March 25, 2018 at 4 pm • Peter Jay Sharp Theatre

Selected Shorts returns to The Getty with host Jane Kaczmarek and an all-star cast: Shohreh Aghdashloo, Hope Davis, Tate Donovan, Diane Guerrero, Stana Katic, Linda Lavin, Anika Noni Rose, and more!

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Crybabies, Co-hosted by Susan Orlean and Sarah Thyre

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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.

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A Night with The Paris Review

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May 2, 2018 at 7:30 pm
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Actors perform stories from America's most popular and influential literary magazine, famous for discovering new writers such as Philip Roth, Angela Flournoy and Edward. P Jones. Celebrated author Ottessa Moshfegh (Eileen) and more present an evening of classic and contemporary fiction from the archives.

 

 

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Fiction in the Kitchen with Food52

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May 23, 2018 at 7:30 pm
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Food, glorious food! We all love to eat it, talk about it, and share it, which is why we're collaborating with the founders of the popular website Food52. Join hosts Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs for a mouthwatering evening of food stories worth devouring.

 

 

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A Surprising Night of Shorts

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June 6, 2018 at 7:30 pm
Peter Jay Sharp Theatre

You never know what might happen at a Surprising Night of Shorts. Some of our previous surprising nights have included evenings with Alice Munro, Chuck Palahniuk, Richard Price and John Irving, as well as stories inspired by Jane Eyre, hilarious stories with Simon Rich & Patricia Marx, and the art of imbibing inspired by Everyman's Shaken & Stirred collection.

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