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Friday, January 26 • 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Selected Shorts: Too Hot for Radio

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It's an evening of Selected Shorts you won't hear on public radio. We're showcasing amazing stories that, due to language issues or content advisories, are, well, too hot for radio! Join actors David Cross, Jane Kaczmarek, Lance Reddick, and David Strathairn as they read aloud humorous and saucy stories that are just a little too edgy for that hour on Sunday following Car Talk. Hosted by comedian and podcast host Aparna Nancherla. Selected Shorts is a radio show and podcast broadcast on more than 150 stations around the country. 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. $30 Co-Presented by Litquake

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David Cross

Emmy Award winner and Grammy Award nominee David Cross is an inventive performer, writer, and producer on stage and screens both big and small.Named one of the Top 100 Stand-Up Comedians of All Time by Comedy Central, Cross last toured the world with “Make America Great Again... Read More →
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Jane Kaczmarek

Jane Kaczmarek is best known for her role as Lois on Malcolm in the Middle, for which she received 7 consecutive Emmy nominations, as well as nominations for the Golden Globe and SAG Awards. Her television career began on The Paper Chase, St. Elsewhere, and Hill Street Blues, and... Read More →
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Aparna Nancherla

Aparna Nancherla first started doing comedy in her hometown of Washington D.C. and now resides in New York City. In 2016, she was featured in Elle’s Women in Comedy Issue as one of the most exciting new voices to hit the comedy scene.Nancherla can be seen in Netflix’s Master of... Read More →
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Lance Reddick

Lance Reddick is best known for portraying Cedric Daniels on The Wire and Phillip Broyles on Fringe. Currently, he stars in the Amazon series Bosch. Additional television credits include OZ, Intelligence, Lost, the HBO miniseries The Corner, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Key... Read More →
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David Strathairn

David Strathairn was nominated for an Academy Award for portraying the character of Edward R. Murrow in Good Night, And Good Luck. In addition to appearing in seven films written and directed by John Sayles, his film work includes Howl, The Bourne Ultimatum, Dolores Claiborne, American... Read More →

Friday January 26, 2018 7:30pm - 9:00pm PST
Marines' Memorial Theatre