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.


Strong Feelings

August 5th, 2015

Episode 48 of 115 episodes

David Sedaris introduces two stories about strong feelings. In Michael Cunningham’s powerful ”White Angel,” the bond between two brothers is severed by a tragedy. James Naughton reads. And SELECTED SHORTS late host Isaiah Sheffer has fun with Bernard Cooper’s tribute to exhalation, “The Fine Art of Sighing.”