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Symphony Space

Arts, Performing Arts

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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.


Too Late

May 20th, 2015

Episode 38 of 115 episodes

Guest host Wyatt Cenac presents a program of stories about drastic solutions and last chances. Master fantasist Steven Millhauser imagines the world covered by a gigantic plastic sphere in “The Dome,” read by Alec Baldwin. Jim Shepard takes us to the greatest recorded natural disaster in history in “Cretan Love Song,” read by Joe Morton, and Mr. Potato Head is not your friend in Nicholson Baker’s “Subsoil,” read by Thomas Gibson.