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.


True Selves/Hidden Selves

March 25th, 2015

Episode 30 of 115 episodes

Guest host BD Wong presents tales in which identity is questioned, and true selves are revealed. Karen Russell’s “Reeling for the Empire,” is an eerie take on the idea of exploited workers. It’s read by Kaneza Schall. Ben Loory’s “The Dodo” finds that appearances are deceiving; it’s read by Andre Holland. In “The Secretary,” an executive is strangely drawn to his glamorous but elusive assistant. The reader is Arian Moayed