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Virtual Selected Shorts: It Takes Two with Cynthia Nixon

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Description

Pen and paper, a tango, peanut butter and jelly: some things just take two! Actress and activist Cynthia Nixon (Ratched) hosts an evening that celebrates the power of two with short stories that show us what happens in moments of competing desires, exquisite cooperation, and chance encounters. With performances by husband-and-wife team Michael McKean (Better Call Saul) and Annette O'Toole (Virgin River), Hettienne Park (The Outsider), and Kate Walsh (The Umbrella Academy). Plus, a bonus performance by Kirsten Vangsness (Criminal Minds) of our 2021 Stella Kupferberg Short Story Prize winner.

Hosted by Cynthia Nixon

Once
by Lauren Groff
Performed by Cynthia Nixon

Funeral Platter
by Greg Ames
Performed by Michael McKean and Annette O’Toole

Slow and Steady
by Rachel Khong
Performed by Hettienne Park

Something Shiny
by Elizabeth Crane
Performed by Kate Walsh

Stay tuned after the program for a bonus story!

Winner of the Stella Kupferberg Memorial Short Story Prize

Reality
by Diana Spechler
Performed by Kirsten Vangsness

Our greatest actors transport us through the magic of fiction, one short story at a time. Sometimes funny. Always moving. Selected Shorts connects you to the world with a rich diversity of voices from literature, film, theater, and comedy.

Books by tonight's featured authors can be purchased from our friends at Strand.

This is a virtual event. Ticket holders and Season Pass holders can watch the event on the Watch Here section of the Symphony Space website. Ticket holders have unlimited access to the recording through June 16. Season Pass holders have unlimited access to the recording through August 31, 2021.


Frequently Asked Questions

How do I buy a ticket?
Click the “BUY TICKETS” button above for a full list of ticket options. Once your purchase is complete, you will receive an email with your e-ticket(s) shortly after your purchase. Please refer to your e-ticket for important information regarding viewing your event(s).

How do I watch Selected Shorts?
You can access your ticketed events on the Watch Here section of the Symphony Space website. You will need to log in to your account using the same email/password you used when purchasing tickets. You have the option of tuning in at the premiere or viewing at your leisure for two weeks afterwards. Your access is unlimited and on-demand, so you may watch this event multiple times during the two-week period.

Can I watch Selected Shorts with my Symphony Space 20/21 Season Pass?
Yes - you can access this event on theWatch Here section of the Symphony Space website. You will need to log in to your account using the same email/password associated with your Season Pass. Your access is unlimited and on-demand, so you may watch this event multiple times through August 31, 2021. To purchase a Season Pass, click here.

What if I have an issue trying to access a virtual show?
If you need assistance accessing the event on your digital device, please e-mail [email protected]. Information about events will be posted on our website.

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Expected Run Time is 70 minutes

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