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Stephen Colbert With Stories Of Eccentrics Taking a Stand

Friday, January 17, 2014

Guest host Stephen Colbert mixes it up with anarchists and oddballs.

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Selected Shorts: Growing Up Fast

Sunday, March 11, 2012

A program devoted to “growing up fast.”  In our first story, Tobias Wolff’s “Smorgasbord,” two prep-school boys lose their innocence in more way than one when the stepmother of a classmate take them out to dinner.  The prep school is familiar turf for Wolff, who lied his way into his own school, a move that may have prepared him for his future career as a fiction writer.

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Selected Shorts: French Fictions

Sunday, March 13, 2011

We might call this program, “Contes Choisis,” the French for “Selected Shorts,” since it presents selections from a PASSPORT TO PARIS evening at Symphony Space, our series’ theatrical home, and one surreal classic from an earlier show hosted by former Metropolitan Museum director Philippe de Montebello.

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Unexpected Developments

Sunday, September 26, 2010

This program features four brief tales by absolute masters of the form—Edgar Allan Poe, Guy de Maupassant, Saki and Thomas Wolfe—in which something unexpected occurs. 

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