Selected Shorts

Selected Shorts / Panoply

Arts, Performing Arts

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Performing Arts 19

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


Best Friends

August 25th, 2016

Episode 105 of 153 episodes

Guest host Cynthia Nixon presents two stories featuring man's best friend. In "Pie Dance," by Molly Giles, a complicated family menage includes a dancing dog. Nixon is the reader. And in Maile Meloy's touching "Madame Lazarus," read by Rene Auberjonois, an aging man bonds with his small terrier.

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