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Selected Shorts

Selected Shorts / Panoply

Arts, Performing Arts

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Arts 39
Performing Arts 19

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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Obsessive Compulsive

July 29th, 2015

Episode 47 of 138 episodes

An insomniac rants in Jenny Allen’s “Awake,” read by Jane Kaczmarek; in Ben Loory’s “The TV,” read by Liev Schreiber, a man finds his whole life in prime time; and a routine audit goes over the top in Bruce Jay Friedman’s “The Tax Man,” read by Sigourney Weaver. Robert Sean Leonard hosts.

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