Selected Shorts

Selected Shorts / Panoply

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Spellbinding short stories by established and emerging writers take on a new life when they are performed by stars of the stage and screen.
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1:00:57 | Nov 30th, 2017

Guest host Michael Cerveris presents stories in which trusting your senses is important.  In Jeanne Dixon’s “Blue Waltz with Coyotes,” a rebellious farm girl flirts with danger. It’s read by Mia Dillo...Show More
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1:01:05 | Jan 4th, 2018

Guest host Denis O’Hare presents three stories that take things to extremes.  In Simon Rich’s “Distractions,” we learn about a global conspiracy.  Errin Hayes reads.  The misanthrope in Douglas Lawson...Show More
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57:17 | Feb 13th

Guest host Jane Curtin presents three stories in which small things count for a lot.  A discarded sock reminds one woman of her ex-husband in “The Sock” by Lydia Davis, read by Kaneza Schaal.  Sisters...Show More

58:16 | Feb 6th

Guest host Michael Cerveris presents two stories in which a lot  happens, but subtly. The narrator of A.M. Homes’ “Yours Truly” is “hiding in the linen closet” on a journey of self-discovery.  The rea...Show More

58:19 | Jan 30th

Guest host Cynthia Nixon presents stories about the family dynamics between children and parents. It's never too early to defy gender norms, as Ivan E. Coyote confides in "No Bikini," read by Becca Bl...Show More
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