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Virtual Selected Shorts: Best Laid Plans

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What did you think you'd be doing this week, this month, or the rest of 2020? Our collective plans have radically shifted, and Selected Shorts is embracing the new abnormal with our first-ever digital performance, presenting short fiction about lofty ambitions and rearranged priorities. Host Maulik Pancholy (30 Rock) and actors Bobby Cannavale (Mr. Robot), Emily Skeggs (When We Rise), and Allison Williams (Girls) give voice to befuddled talking horses, unusual reform school headmasters, and more!

Virtual Selected Shorts will premiere on May 13 @ 7:30PM on the Symphony Space YouTube channel

Riding Solo by Simon Rich
Performed by Maulik Pancholy

Miss Laura’s School for Esquire Men by Carmen Maria Machado
Performed by Emily Skeggs

The Meeting by Aimee Bender
Performed by Allison Williams

Magnificent Desolation by Jess Walter
Performed by Bobby Cannavale

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