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Symphony Space

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

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Best Friends

August 25th, 2016

Episode 105 of 123 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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