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 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 May 5 and is available through May 19.|
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To Learn About the Artists
Expected Run Time is 75 minutes