Selected Shorts

Symphony Space





Event Dates

Apr 15, 2020

Apr 22, 2020

Apr 29, 2020

May 06, 2020

May 13, 2020

May 20, 2020

May 27, 2020

Jun 03, 2020

Jun 10, 2020



Symphony Space

Over thirty years ago, Selected Shorts was born on the stage at Symphony Space and quickly became one of the best known shows of its kind spawning a popular public radio show, podcast, audio collections, and national tours. The radio show is recorded live from performances at the Peter Sharp Theater at Symphony Space in New York, as well as around the US on tours. As one of the premiere reading series in New York City, the show attracts some of the biggest names in entertainment. Evenings are often co-hosted by writers, literary producers, and other interesting characters. Recent readers include Ellen Burstyn, Kathleen Turner, Edie Falco, Claire Danes, Michael Shannon, Tony Shalhoub, Michael C. Hall, Paul Giamatti, Jane Curtin, Zachary Quinto, Anika Noni Rose, Bebe Neuwirth, Sigourney Weaver, Holly Hunter, Tony Hale, Josh Radnor, Maggie Gyllenhaal, BD Wong, and many more. Selected Shorts is a weekly public radio show broadcast on over 150 stations to about 300,000 listeners. It is produced by Symphony Space and distributed by PRX.