Selected Shorts

Symphony Space

Arts, Performing Arts

Chart Positions

Arts 33
Performing Arts 17

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 Sun and the Moon

June 17th, 2015

Episode 42 of 115 episodes

Fantasy writer Italo Calvino offers a fable about love on and off the moon. “The Distance of the Moon” is read by Broadway star Liev Schreiber. And sci-fi master Ray Bradbury imagines life on a sunless Venus, where it has rained for seven years. Michael Cerveris reads “All Summer in a Day.”