Selected Shorts

Symphony Space

Arts, Performing Arts

Chart Positions

Performing Arts 15
Arts 32

Spellbinding short stories by established and emerging writers take on a new life when they are performed by stars of the stage and screen.


Alternative Endings

April 29th, 2015

Episode 35 of 115 episodes

On this program, two stories about powerful maternal instincts, and hard choices. In Amy Hempel’s “Beg, SI Tog, Inc, Cont, Rep” two women make very different choices about childbearing. The reader is Anika Noni Rose. Guest host Jane Curtin reads Galina Vroman’s “Sarah’s Story,” a provocative retelling of the Old Testament narrative of Abraham’s sacrifice of Isaac.

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