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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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Dreaming Out Loud: Neil Gaiman's Halloween

October 28th, 2014

Episode 8 of 123 episodes

Fantasy writer Neil Gaiman hosts a Halloween special featuring two of his own stories and a classic by John Collier. The title says it all in “When We Went to See the End of the World by Dawnie Morningside, Age 11,” read by “Criminal Minds” star Kirsten Vangness. Gaiman himself reads John Collier’s eerie “Evening Primrose,” about a secret society that inhabits a large department store. And we finish with another Gaiman, “July Tale,” in which a lovesick husband builds an igloo out of books. Gaiman reads.

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