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Buy Tickets for Selected Shorts: New York Stories with Wyatt Cenac

  • Wed Dec 2, 2020
  • 7:30pm
  • our Virtual Space
  • $15 - $15

Symphony Space / Literature

Selected Shorts: New York Stories with Wyatt Cenac

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F. Murray Abraham (Homeland), Matthew Broderick (Daybreak), Jin Ha (Devs), Sonia Manzano (Sesame Street), and Karen Pittman (The Morning Show) celebrate the glories and challenges of life in Gotham with a selection of short stories, essays, and poems evocative of what some call "the greatest city in the world." Hosted by comedian Wyatt Cenac (Wyatt Cenac's Problem Areas).


The Lower East Side of Manhattan by Victor Hernández Cruz
Performed by Sonia Manzano

The Grid by Rick Moody
Performed by Jin Ha

A Fable by Robert Fox
Performed by Matthew Broderick

Dessert by Colum McCann
Performed by F. Murray Abraham

Home to Flatbush by Vinson Cunningham
Performed by Wyatt Cenac

Recognition by Victor LaValle

Performed by Karen Pittman

Books by tonight's featured authors can be purchased from our friends at Strand. Use the code SYMPHONYSPACE to receive 10% off your purchase.

This is a virtual event. Ticket holders can watch the event on the Watch Here section of the Symphony Space website. You can tune in at the premiere or view at your leisure for two weeks afterwards. This event will premiere on December 2 and is available until December 16.

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.

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 75 minutes

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