Selected Shorts: Love 2.0 with Dr. Ruth Westheimer
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Peter Jay Sharp Theatre at Symphony Space
Wed, Feb 8, 2017 7:30pm
Expected Run Time is 120 minutes
$30; Member $27; 30 and Under (with I.D.) $15; Premium $80; Premium Member $77

Just in time for Valentine's Day, Dr. Ruth Westheimer introduces an evening of fictional love stories, performed by actors including Peter Sagal (Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!), Kathleen Turner (Californication), Greta Lee (Inside Amy Schumer), and showbiz sweethearts Dylan Baker (The Americans) and Becky Ann Baker (Girls). Mannered tales of chivalry and courtly love unfold alongside modern rituals of speed dating and anonymous encounters online. In a special twist, we present real looking-for-love profiles from OK Cupid.

Please note: There will not be a public book signing following this event.

Selected Shorts is produced by Symphony Space and broadcast on more than 150 stations around the country. The Selected Shorts podcast consistently ranks as one of the most popular podcasts on iTunes. The series began in 1985 and enjoys sold-out performances to this day. Selected Shorts was conceived with a simple premise: take great stories by well-known and emerging writers and have them performed by terrific actors of stage and screen. Featuring stories around a lively theme, the favorite works of a guest author, or a special collaboration, each Selected Shorts event is a unique night of literature in performance.

Premium tickets are available and include a $50 tax-deductible donation to Symphony Space.

Actors are subject to change.


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