B.D. Wong

B.D. Wong appears in the following:

Sun, Moon, and Earth

Thursday, June 18, 2015

A moon voyage with Radiolab, and a trip to Venus with Ray Bradbury, are what we offer on this fantastical program, hosted by B.D. Wong.


Love Songs and Other Promises

Thursday, December 04, 2014

Love in a cave, love in a whale, love in a hurry.


Queens and Babies

Friday, November 21, 2014

Up all night with a new mother, and epic chick lit, in two stories hosted by Cynthia Nixon.


Selected Shorts: Passion for the Park

Sunday, April 21, 2013

Colson Whitehead, Walter Dean Myers, and Susan Cheever celebrate Central Park.  Happy spring!


Selected Shorts: A Richard Ford Odyssey

Sunday, April 14, 2013

David Strathairn reads a post-Katrina tale of family and friendship by Richard Ford


Selected Shorts: The Sun and the Moon

Sunday, April 07, 2013

Tony Award-winner Liev Schreiber reads a dazzling fantasy by Italo Calvino, introduced by Radio Lab's Jad Abumrad and Robert Krulwich.


Selected Shorts: A Night at the Abbey

Sunday, March 31, 2013

Jim Dale reads PG Wodehouse on a program inspired by Downton Abbey.


Selected Shorts: True Selves/Hidden Selves

Sunday, March 17, 2013

This week, a story from Karen Russell's new collection Vampires in the Lemon Grove.  "Reeling for the Empire" is a story of oppression, finding freedom, and fantastic transformation. ...

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Selected Shorts: Little Fellows

Sunday, August 05, 2012

Fractured fairy tales and brotherly love are featured on this program’s trio of stories.


Selected Shorts: Who am I?

Sunday, July 08, 2012

In each of the two stories that make up this program, the traveller encounters someone completely unlike herself or himself, learns something about that person, and perhaps, learn more about themselves.

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The Greene Space

An Evening with David Henry Hwang

Monday, May 7, 2012

7:00 PM

This evening will feature a conversation with Oskar Eustis, Artistic Director of the Public Theater in NYC and readings by David Henry Hwang with guests Brian d'Arcy James, Francis Jue, Jennifer Lim and BD Wong,

Selected Shorts: The World of Etgar Keret

Sunday, October 02, 2011

The new season of SELECTED SHORTS begins with a program devoted to the darkly humorous Israeli writer Etgar Keret, whose playful but subversive stories, in which harsh reality often topples into fantasy, have earned him an international following.  His story collections include The Bus Driver Who Wanted to be God, The Girl on the Fridge, and The Nimrod Flipout.

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Selected Shorts: An Hour with Sherman Alexie

Sunday, August 28, 2011

On this program, we get to know a multi-faceted contemporary writer up close, with a story, some poems, and good talk.

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Selected Shorts: Little Fellows

Sunday, February 06, 2011

We indulge in a bit of word play with this program, a SELECTED SHORTS event featuring two stories about short(er) people, and two fractured fairy tales.


Who Am I?

Sunday, January 09, 2011

Travelling to find yourself in two stories by contemporary American writers.

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Listen Up!

Sunday, July 25, 2010

Strong needs are met—and not met—in a diverse trio of tales.

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Family Matters

Sunday, June 27, 2010

A charming quartet of funny, whimsical and poignant family stories. 

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Passionate Pursuits

Sunday, May 23, 2010

Two stories about passionate pursuits—cerebral and visceral.   


Lucky Foods for the Chinese New Year

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Chinese New Year arrived on Sunday, and with it, a two-week period of celebration for the Year of the Tiger. In honor of the lunar new year, we talk with two prominent Chinese Americans about their favorite New Year foods and memories.