Robert Sean Leonard

Robert Sean Leonard appears in the following:

Selected Shorts: Between Meals

Friday, September 12, 2014

Christmas cheer and family secrets with Ann Beattie; Haruki Murakami cooks spaghetti; a young writer’s brief candle.  


Selected Shorts: Take a Seat

Friday, July 25, 2014

Dangerous meals in four works by Henry Miller, Roald Dahl, Etgar Keret, and Robert Coover, with guest host Robert Sean Leonard


Selected Shorts: Cannolis and Carroll

Friday, July 18, 2014

A champion cannoli stuffer, and a Mad Hatter, in two stories read by Amber Tamblyn and Christopher Lloyd. Hosted by Robert Sean Leonard.


Selected Shorts: Peas, Pancakes, and Pretensions

Friday, July 11, 2014

Cooking with Nora Ephron, and dining with Emma Bovary.

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Selected Shorts: Love, Cake, and Kites

Friday, April 11, 2014

Serving up a Bisquick recipe, a serial lover, some kites, and a tour of a pie shop.


Hear Some (Slightly) Magical Short Stories

Friday, December 27, 2013

Guest host Robert Sean Leonard presents three kind-of-magical tales and one true love story, featuring works by James Thurbur, Alice Hoffman and Rita Dove.


Selected Shorts: So You Want to Change the World?

Friday, October 18, 2013

Robert Sean Leonard hosts three stories about revolution, and Edie Falco makes her SHORTS debut.


Selected Shorts: Love in Unexpected Places

Friday, October 11, 2013

Guest host Robert Sean Leonard presents a program of stories about finding love in unexpected places.

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Selected Shorts: Objects of Desire

Sunday, December 02, 2012

We look at the meaning of the stuff in our lives.

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Selected Shorts: Great Expectations

Sunday, June 10, 2012

We have three stories to offer on this program that center around the theme of parental expectations, two by outstanding American short story writers, and one by a leading figure in the new generation of Israeli writers.


Born Yesterday

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Robert Sean Leonard and Nina Arianda talk about their roles in “Born Yesterday.” The play had its Broadway premiere on February 4, 1946, and became an instant hit—it remains the seventh longest running play in Broadway history. It was adapted for the screen in 1950, and Judy Holliday won an Academy Award for repeating her stage triumph. Now, it’s back on Broadway, playing at the Cort Theatre.


Selected Shorts: Please Don't Explain

Sunday, March 06, 2011

David Sedaris learns French, and three other tales involving elaborate explanations that only make things worse.

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Great Expectations

Sunday, December 12, 2010

In this week's episode of Selected Shorts, we have three stories to offer that center around the theme of parental expectations—two by outstanding American short story writers, and one by a leading figure in the new generation of Israeli writers.

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Humor Me

Sunday, October 03, 2010

The funny, or funny/sad, side of life is offered up in tales by three masters of the form.

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Two Wild Guys

Sunday, August 01, 2010

Two stories written by American women about really wild guys are the focus of this program.


Family Matters

Sunday, June 27, 2010

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

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