Selected Shorts

Selected Shorts / Panoply

Arts, Performing Arts

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Arts 42
Performing Arts 21

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


An Alien and a Gentleman: Celebrating Leonard Nimoy

May 14th, 2015

Episode 37 of 153 episodes

This program celebrates the late Leonard Nimoy with two of his best readings. First Etgar Keret’s “Good Intentions,” in which a hardened hit man is hired to “whack” the only man who was ever kind to him. Then, Nimoy delivers a chilling performance of Evelyn Waugh’s “The Man Who Liked Dickens,” about an uncanny tribal chieftain who will do anything to insure an unending diet of Dickens novels.

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