Selected Shorts on Tour: Lafayette College
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Thu, Nov 3, 2016 8:00pm

The hit public radio series comes to Lafayette College's Williams Center for the Arts with an evening of moving, comical, and surprising stories about unexpected encounters in places both fantastical and close to home. These spellbinding tales will be performed by by Kathleen Chalfant (Wit, The Affair), David Morse (True Detective, St. Elsewhere), and Kate Burton (Scandal, Grey's Anatomy).

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Williams Center for the Arts
Lafayette College
317 Hamilton Street
Easton, PA 18042
Ticket Office: (610) 330-5009


Kate Burton was nominated for Tony Awards for her role in Hedda Gabler, The Elephant Man, and The Constant Wife. She earned a Theatre World Award for her role in Present Laughter, and additional Broadway work include Spring Awakening, The Beauty Queen of Leenane, Jake's Women, Company, and Some Americans Abroad. Her screen credits include Max Payne, Sherry Baby, Celebrity, The Ice Storm, Liberal Arts, and Martyrs. She was nominated for Emmy Awards for her roles on Grey's Anatomy and Scandal, and has also appeared on Empire Falls, Rescue Me, The Closer, The Good Wife, and Madame Secretary.

Kathleen Chalfant’s Broadway credits include Angels in America (Tony and Drama Desk Award nominations), Racing Demon, Dance With Me, and M. Butterfly. She has appeared Off-Broadway in Wit (Drama Desk, Obie, Lucille Lortel, and Outer Critics Circle Awards), Nine Armenians (Drama Desk nomination), Henry V (Callaway Award), and the Women's Project Theater production of Dear Elizabeth by Sarah Ruhl. Her films include Duplicity, Kinsey, Bob Roberts, and Second Guessing Grandma. Ms. Chalfant has had recurring roles on The Book of Daniel, Rescue Me, House of Cards, and The Affair, as well as The Laramie Project, Law & Order, and Georgia O'Keeffe. She was awarded the 1996 Obie Award for Sustained Excellence, and the Drama League and Sidney Kingsley Awards for her body of work. Chalfant can be seen in the upcoming films Class Rank and Ambition’s Debt.


David Morse currently stars on the WGN America drama Outsiders, as the heavyhearted patriarch Big Foster. He has received Emmy nominations for his roles on House and HBO's John Adams, and has appeared on True Detective, Treme, and Hack. His standout film credits include Concussion, World War Z, The Hurt Locker, and The Green Mile.  On stage, Morse earned Drama League, Lucille Lortel, Drama Desk, and Obie Awards for his starring role in How I Learned to Drive, and has appeared in the Los Angeles production of Of Mice and Men, at the Roundabout in The Unavoidable Disappearance of Tom Durnin, and on Broadway in The Seafarer, directed by Conor McPherson.


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