Selected Shorts

Symphony Space

Arts, Performing Arts

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Performing Arts 22
Arts 59

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


The Kids Aren’t All Right

September 9th, 2015

Episode 55 of 115 episodes

Guest host Robert Sean Leonard presents two stories in which children are at risk. In Elizabeth Spencer’s eerie “On the Hill,” read by Leonard, a strange couple may have a secret. Teju Cole talks about the power of rumor and prejudice at an exclusive Nigerian girls’ school in “Modern Girls.” The read is Zainab Jah.