FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
All-Star Cast Performs Selected Shorts at The Getty Center
March 21 and 22, 2015
From a fantastic exploration of the moon to a blind woman’s adventures in a mysterious Manhattan to a rendezvous at a bar on a Parisian side street, the stories explore what romantic, hilarious and curious things can happen after the sun sets. Presented at the Getty Center, the annual series is part of the themed radio show Selected Shorts: A Celebration of the Short Story and is produced by New York’s Symphony Space. In addition to Leonard, the cast includes Sean Astin, Wyatt Cenac, Jane Kaczmarek, Christina Pickles, Liev Schreiber, Kirsten Vangsness and more. Authors include Jenny Allen, Margaret Atwood, Megan Mayhew Bergman, Ray Bradbury, Deborah Levy, Ben Loory, Joe Meno, Dolan Morgan, Jess Row, among others.
Schedule for Selected Shorts 2015: Tales after Dark
Please note each program will have a different lineup of actors.
Saturday, March 21, 3:00 p.m.
Cast includes Wyatt Cenac, Jane Kaczmarek and Christina Pickles
With stories by Dolan Morgan, Megan Mayhew Bergman, Jenny Allen and Joe Meno.
Saturday, March 21, 7:00 p.m.
Cast includes Liev Schreiber
With stories by Ray Bradbury, Ben Loory and Jess Row.
Sunday, March 22, 3:00 p.m.
Cast includes Kirsten Vangsness, Sean Astin and Robert Sean Leonard
With stories by Margaret Atwood, Deborah Levy and others.
Location: Harold M. Williams Auditorium, Getty Center
Reservations: Call 310-440-7300 or visit www.getty.edu
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