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Virtual Selected Shorts: With a Twist

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Writer, director, and actor Arian Moayed (Succession) leads a cast including Lauren Ambrose (Servant), Teagle F. Bougere (Queen America), Maria Dizzia (Emergence), Amy Ryan (The Office), Kaneza Schaal (Cartography), and Dan Stevens (Legion) as they introduce us to a beguiling collection of escape artists, vengeful wives, con men, and desperate seekers as we follow them through a labyrinth of stories filled with unexpected turns and extraordinary endings!

Hosted by Arian Moayed

A Lamp in a Window by Truman Capote
Performed by Arian Moayed

The Third Wife by Penelope Lively
Performed by Maria Dizzia, Amy Ryan, Kaneza Schaal, and Dan Stevens

Any Other by Jac Jemc
Performed by Lauren Ambrose

OBF, Inc. by Bernice L. McFadden
Performed by Teagle F. Bougere

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

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