Selected Shorts

Selected Shorts / Panoply

Arts, Performing Arts

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Arts 36
Performing Arts 18

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


Ho, Ho, Huh? Selected Shorts for Christmas

December 17th, 2014

Episode 16 of 141 episodes

Guest host Jane Kaczmarek presents four Christmas-themed works. First, two very different family Christmases: Ron Carlson’s “The H Street Sledding Record,” read by Keith Szarabajka, and Frank O’Connor’s “Christmas Morning,” read by Malachy McCourt. Then a whimsical comedy from the 1930s, George Shepards’s “Occurrence on the Six-Seventeen,” read by Tony Roberts. And humorist Calvin Trillin is dreaming of “Christmas in Qatar.”

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