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Symphony Space

Arts, Performing Arts

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Performing Arts 18
Arts 35

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


John Updike Redux: A Celebration

November 12th, 2015

Episode 64 of 123 episodes

The American master John Updike uncovered the extraordinary in the ordinary in stories written over 50 years. In “Unstuck” a minor mishap strengthens a young couple’s marriage. Guest host Jane Kaczmarek is the reader. Two-time Oscar winner Sally Field reads Updike’s “Playing with Dynamite,” in which an aging man looks back on his life and loves.

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