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Selected Shorts: Crazy Rich Asians' Kevin Kwan

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Running time: 75 minutes

Following the publication of his latest sensation, Sex and Vanity, bestselling author Kevin Kwan curates and hosts an evening of short fiction from writers who have influenced and inspired his work, including Edith Wharton, Doretta Lau, and Virginia Woolf. With performances by Melora Hardin (The Bold Type), Bebe Neuwirth (Blue Bloods), Annie Q. (The Leftovers), and Michael Urie (Ugly Betty, Younger).

"Kevin Kwan has had a singular influence on Asian American storytelling and Hollywood’s pop cultural landscape." — Yoonj Kim, Los Angeles Times

Hosted by Kevin Kwan

Little Miss International Goodwill by Doretta Lau
Performed by Annie Q.

The Duchess and the Jeweller by Virginia Woolf
Performed by Michael Urie

An excerpt from Sex and Vanity by Kevin Kwan
Performed by Melora Hardin

Roman Fever by Edith Wharton
Performed by Bebe Neuwirth

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This event is available to view with the Symphony Space 20-21 Season Pass.


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