Selected Shorts

Symphony Space

Arts, Performing Arts

Chart Positions

Arts 49
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.


Private Lives

May 27th, 2015

Episode 39 of 115 episodes

Guest host David Sedaris presents two stories about important relationships, and one playful spoof about the lives of celebrity chefs. In Donna Tartt’s “The Ambush,” two children wage guerilla warfare; it’s read by Patricia Kalember. Author Leonard Michaels recalls “My Father’s Life,” as read by Isaiah Sheffer,” and Mario Batali lets us in on “The Secret Lives of Chefs.”