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Selected Shorts: A Night at the Theater

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Selected Shorts returns to the Symphony Space stage with a joyful night of short fiction about the triumphs and heartbreaks of life in the theater with a cast of characters including married, sparring divas, and a cuckolded drummer. Hosted by Tony Award-winning actor Santino Fontana (Tootsie), with performances by Krystina Alabado (Mean Girls), Kathleen Chalfant (The Affair), Hugh Dancy (Hannibal), Claire Danes (Homeland), and Peter Francis James (Godfather of Harlem).

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“The good die young but not always. The wicked prevail but not consistently. I am confused by life, and I feel safe within the confines of the theatre.” ~Helen Hayes

Photo Credit: Hugh Dancey © Tabercil


Peter Jay Sharp Theatre

Expected Run Time is 105 minutes

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