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Symphony Space

Arts, Performing Arts

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Performing Arts 19
Arts 46

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



June 11th, 2014

Episode 1 of 116 episodes

Guest host Guest host Neil Gaiman two tales of illusion. In “Miracle Polish,” by Steven Millhauser, the protagonist buys a gimmicky product from a door-to-door salesman that changes his life—or does it? The reader is Paul Hecht. In the classic by English writer “Saki,” a teenager turns “The Open Window,” into her own personal horror story. The reader is Tandy Cronyn.

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