Selected Shorts

Selected Shorts / Panoply

Arts, Performing Arts

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


What is Real?

August 18th, 2016

Episode 104 of 148 episodes

Guest host Jane Kaczmarek presents three stories about strange encounters. A woman's laundry is full of surprises in Diane Cook's "Flotsam," read by Melora Hardin. An ordinary businessman has an extraordinary day in Shirley Jackson's "Paranoia," read by Thomas Gibson. And a young newsie meets a philosophical drifter, in Carson McCullers "A Tree, A Rock, A Cloud," read by Lance Reddick.

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