Time: 11:00 AM – 11:00 PM
This joyful all-day celebration of Selected Shorts features the debut of newly commissioned short stories brought to life by actors, musicians, dancers, artists, and filmmakers.
With readings by: Purva Bedi * Becca Blackwell * Jane Curtin * Crystal Dickinson * Brandon J. Dirden * Edie Falco * Fred Hechinger * Holly Hunter * Jane Kaczmarek * Stephen Lang * Sonia Manzano * Arian Moayed * James Naughton * Kelli O’Hara * Maulik Pancholy * Dawn Akemi Saito * Liev Schreiber * Tony Shalhoub * Emily Skeggs * Rita Wolf * BD Wong and more!
With stories by Rabih Alameddine * Jenny Allen * Lesley Nneka Arimah * Aimee Bender * Marie-Helene Bertino * Jai Chakrabarti * Patrick Cottrell * Elizabeth Crane * Michael Cunningham * Patrick Dacey * Edwidge Danticat * Dave Eggers * Omar El Akkad * Jacob Guajardo * Lauren Groff * A. M. Homes * Mira Jacob * Jac Jemc * Etgar Keret * Lisa Ko * Victor LaValle * J. Robert Lennon * Ben Loory * Carmen Maria Machado * Juan Martinez * Maile Meloy * Joe Meno * Helen Phillips * Simon Rich * Namwali Serpell * Rivers Solomon * Elizabeth Strout * Susan Perabo * Luis Alberto Urrea * Jess Walter * Weike Wang
Featuring commissioned pieces inspired by the stories from illustrator Michael Arthur, filmmaker Adam Douglas Thompson, DJ Raydar Ellis, choreographers Larry Keigwin, Heidi Latsky, and Leonardo Sandoval, visual artist Roz Chast, musicians Lakecia Benjamin, Laura Gibson, Marcy Heisler & Zina Goldrich, and more!
For tickets and more information, please click here.
For audience members attending Selected Shorts live at Symphony Space, we will provide real-time captioning (CART) for patrons with hearing loss, Deafness, and/or different language and learning needs. CART can be accessed through individual smartphones and tablets at bit.ly/SymphonySpace_Captions
We are thrilled to be welcoming you 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, boosted when eligible (as of March 1, 2022), and that everyone (except performers on stage) wear masks while in the building.