Selected Shorts: Motherhood with Celeste Ng and Mary Karr

Whether you are a mother, hope to become one, are unsure, or have chosen not to partake, we all have opinions on motherhood. Join award-winning authors Celeste Ng (Little Fires Everywhere) and Mary Karr(The Liars’ Club) for an evening of fiction celebrating and exploring one of our most complex relationships. With stories by Kathryn Chetkovich (Friendly Fire), Danielle Lazarin (Back Talk), Tillie Olsen (Tell Me a Riddle), and Nafissa Thompson-Spires (Heads of the Colored People), and readings by Kate Burton (Scandal), Shalewa Sharpe (Comedy Central), Phillipa Soo (Hamilton), and more!

Selected Shorts is produced by Symphony Space and broadcast on more than 150 stations around the country. The Selected Shorts podcast consistently ranks as one of the most popular podcasts on iTunes. The series began in 1985 and enjoys sold-out performances to this day. Selected Shorts was conceived with a simple premise: take great stories by well-known and emerging writers and have them performed by terrific actors of stage and screen. Featuring stories around a lively theme, the favorite works of a guest author, or a special collaboration, each Selected Shorts event is a unique night of literature in performance.

Actors subject to change. There will be no book signing.











When: Wed., May 8, 2019 at 7:30 pm
Where: Symphony Space
2537 Broadway
212-864-1414
Price: Member $29 and up; Non-members $32 and up; 30 and under $16
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Whether you are a mother, hope to become one, are unsure, or have chosen not to partake, we all have opinions on motherhood. Join award-winning authors Celeste Ng (Little Fires Everywhere) and Mary Karr(The Liars’ Club) for an evening of fiction celebrating and exploring one of our most complex relationships. With stories by Kathryn Chetkovich (Friendly Fire), Danielle Lazarin (Back Talk), Tillie Olsen (Tell Me a Riddle), and Nafissa Thompson-Spires (Heads of the Colored People), and readings by Kate Burton (Scandal), Shalewa Sharpe (Comedy Central), Phillipa Soo (Hamilton), and more!

Selected Shorts is produced by Symphony Space and broadcast on more than 150 stations around the country. The Selected Shorts podcast consistently ranks as one of the most popular podcasts on iTunes. The series began in 1985 and enjoys sold-out performances to this day. Selected Shorts was conceived with a simple premise: take great stories by well-known and emerging writers and have them performed by terrific actors of stage and screen. Featuring stories around a lively theme, the favorite works of a guest author, or a special collaboration, each Selected Shorts event is a unique night of literature in performance.

Actors subject to change. There will be no book signing.

Buy tickets/get more info now