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. Spellbinding tales by authors Susan Perabo, Steven Millhauser, and faculty member Alix Ohlin will be performed by David Morse (True Detective, St. Elsewhere), Patricia Kalember (Sisters, Orange Is the New Black) and René Auberjonois (Star Trek). 

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

*Due to a scheduling conflict, Kate Burton is no longer able to perform at this event.*

René Auberjonois won the Tony Award for his role in the musical CoCo and was nominated for Tony Awards for the City of Angels, Big River, and The Good Doctor. Among his film credits are M*A*S*H*, The Patriot, McCabe & Mrs. Miller, and The Player. He starred in the television series Benson, for which he received an Emmy nomination, and has appeared in The Good Wife, Masters of Sex, Criminal Minds, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, and Madame Secretary. He also starred as Odo and directed a number of episodes of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. Auberjonois is a founding member of the American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco and appear in the recently released films Certain Women and Blood Stripe.

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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