Selected Shorts Holiday Specials Fall-Winter 2019

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This SELECTED SHORTS four-program holiday sampler includes some shivery stories for Halloween; traditional, and not so traditional, Christmas tales; some food fights; and some strong characters finding their way.

This SELECTED SHORTS four-program holiday sampler includes some shivery stories for Halloween; traditional, and not so traditional, Christmas tales; some food fights; and some strong characters finding their way.

HAUNTINGS FOR HALLOWEEN GUEST HOST: KATE BURTON “The Caul,” by Russell Banks, performed by Richard Masur “The Raven, by Edgar Allan Poe “The Lamp,” by Agatha Christie, performed by Rita Wolf “An Imperial Message,” by Franz Kafka, performed by Kaneza Schaal

TOUGH LOVE FOR THE HOLIDAYS GUEST HOST: ROBERT SEAN LEONARD “Interview with God,” by Amy Krouse Rosenthal, performed by James Naughton and Jayne Atkinson “The Fir Tree,” by Hans Christian Andersen, performed by James Naughton “A Present for Big Saint Nick,” by Kurt Vonnegut, performed by Tate Donovan

FOOD FIGHTS WITH FOOD52 GUEST HOST: ROBERT SEAN LEONARD “Breadman,” by J. Robert Lennon, performed by Kyle MacLachlan Heartburn by Nora Ephron, (excerpt) performed by Joan Allen

I DID IT MY WAY GUEST HOST: KIRSTEN VANGSNESS My Way of Life by Joan Crawford, (excerpt) performed by Cole Escola “Crazy They Call Me,” by Zadie Smith, performed by Karen Pittman “Interview,” by Will Eno, performed by Will Eno “I Am Narcissus,” by Elizabeth Olmstead, performed by Bebe Neuwirth

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This SELECTED SHORTS four-program holiday sampler includes some shivery stories for Halloween; traditional, and not so traditional, Christmas tales; some food fights; and some strong characters finding their way.

HAUNTINGS FOR HALLOWEEN GUEST HOST: KATE BURTON “The Caul,” by Russell Banks, performed by Richard Masur “The Raven, by Edgar Allan Poe “The Lamp,” by Agatha Christie, performed by Rita Wolf “An Imperial Message,” by Franz Kafka, performed by Kaneza Schaal

TOUGH LOVE FOR THE HOLIDAYS GUEST HOST: ROBERT SEAN LEONARD “Interview with God,” by Amy Krouse Rosenthal, performed by James Naughton and Jayne Atkinson “The Fir Tree,” by Hans Christian Andersen, performed by James Naughton “A Present for Big Saint Nick,” by Kurt Vonnegut, performed by Tate Donovan

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Guest host Kate Burton presents four haunting works: “The Caul,” by Russell Banks, performed by Richard Masur “The Raven, by Edgar Allan Poe, perf...

Bought by KIYU-FM, 'The Sea', and WLPR


  • Added: Oct 16, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Guest host Kirsten Vangsness presents four stories of willful independence. An excerpt from Joan Crawford's "My Way of Life," is read by Cole Escol...

Bought by WHRV


  • Added: Oct 02, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Guest host Robert Sean Leonard presents some comic food fights: "Breadman," by J. Robert Lennon, performed by Kyle MacLachan; and an excerpt from "...

Bought by KWIT, KHNS, KVSC, WNMU-FM, KTXK and more


  • Added: Oct 02, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 9
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Guest host Robert Sean Leonard presents three ways of looking at the holiday season. "Interview with God," by Amy Krouse Rosenthal, performed by J...

Bought by KJZZ, WRIR, WAMU, WXXI, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle and more


  • Added: Oct 02, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7