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Selected Shorts on Tour: The Getty Museum

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Pen and paper, a tango, peanut butter and jelly: some things just take two! The hit public radio show and podcast Selected Shorts returns to the Getty to celebrate the power of two with classic and contemporary short fiction featuring a pair of strong characters that push one another to unexpected conclusions, and stories that emphasize what happens in moments of great cooperation, competing desires, and unexpected encounters. At this weekend of literature in performance, renowned actors of stage and screen will be paired with authors to bring the written word to life. Grab your partner, best friend, or your arch-nemesis and find out why two heads are better than one.

Hosted by Nate Corddry (For All Mankind) on Saturday and Kirsten Vangsness (Criminal Minds) on Sunday!

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Saturday, March 14, 2020, at 4:00 p.m.
Hosted by Nate Corddry

Cast includes
Colin Hanks (Life in Pieces)
Anika Noni Rose (Little Fires Everywhere)

With the following stories
"He and She" by Anton Chekhov (Translated by Michele A. Berdy)

"Something Shiny" by Elizabeth Crane

"A Happy Dream" by Steve Almond

"Ping-Pong with Pontius Pilate" by Greg Ames

Sunday, March 15, 2020, at 4:00 p.m.
Hosted by Kirsten Vangsness

Cast includes
Justin Kirk (Weeds)
Natasha Rothwell (Insecure)
Rainn Wilson (The Office)

With the following stories
"Any Other" by Jam Jemc

"Grand Union" by Zadie Smith

"Here We Are" by Dorothy Parker

"A Confession in the Spirit of Openness Right from the Beginning" by
Jonathan Blum

"Shouting Wenkie" by Peter Orner

Cast and stories are subject to change.



Cast

  • Nate Corddry
  • Colin Hanks
  • Justin Kirk
  • Anika Noni Rose
  • Natasha Rothwell
  • Kirsten Vangsness
  • Rainn Wilson

Expected Run Time is 120 minutes

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