Selected Shorts

Selected Shorts / Panoply

Arts, Performing Arts

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


Road Trips

September 30th, 2015

Episode 58 of 156 episodes

Guest host Hope Davis presents three tales that involved road trips. Simon Rich takes three brides-to-be to weird places in “Amazing Proposal Stories,” read by Tracee Chimo. A rural jaunt turns eerie in Elizabeth Spencer’s “The Weekend Travelers,” read by Campbell Scott. It’s a lifetime of bad motels for two lounge singers with a rocky marriage in Louise Erdrich’s “Best Western,” read by Patricia Kalember.

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