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Symphony Space

Arts, Performing Arts

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Performing Arts 21
Arts 38

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 Pursuit of Happiness

November 18th, 2015

Episode 65 of 115 episodes

Guest host Robert Sean Leonard presents two sweet tales of happily ever after. In Maile Meloy’s “The Proxy Marriage,” the shy hero marries the love of his life over and over. The reader is Patricia Kalember. And Anne Meara performs “The Worm in the Apple,” John Cheever’s tale of a marriage so perfect no one can believe it.

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