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Kelli Ohara Robert Sean Leonard Ss Blog 952X597

Two stories that prove that it's the thought that counts.


Guest host Cynthia Nixon presents two stories in which people go overboard to demonstrate their devotion. In Robin Hemley’s “A Printer’s Tale,” a poet’s boyfriend hijacks a national magazine for her love—and one reader isn’t pleased. Robert Sean Leonard brings an eccentric trio to life. In “Oh Shenandoah” by Maura Stanton, a determined young woman wants to call it quits with her overzealous fiancé. But they’re in Venice—and there’s this toilet seat problem. Broadway powerhouse Kelli O’Hara reads—and sings—“Oh Shenandoah.”

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