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New Safety Measures at Symphony Space

We are thrilled to be welcoming you back to in-person events at Symphony Space!

The health and safety of all are our top priorities. Symphony Space requires that all staff, artists, and patrons be vaccinated and that everyone (except performers on stage) wear masks while in the building.

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Safe Distance

GUEST HOST: LeVar Burton

Safe Distance

"It is easy to be brave from a safe distance." Aesop


Guest host LeVar Burton presents three stories in which fantasies and memories are both near and far. In “The Elevator Dancer” by N.K. Jemisin, a guard is obsessed by a woman who spins when no one is looking. Laura Gómez is the reader. A woman remembers a transforming moment in her Depression-era childhood in “Marigolds,” by Eugenia W. Collier. The story is performed by Sharon Washington. Ursula K. Le Guin moves and surprises us in “The Wife’s Story,” performed by Joanna Gleason.

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