Tony and Emmy Award nominee Kate Burton ("Grey's Anatomy," The Cherry Orchard, and the upcoming The Seagull at the Huntington), Emmy Award nominee and Tony Award winner Denis O'Hare ("True Blood" and "American Horror Story"), and Academy Award nominee Amy Ryan (Gone Baby Gone) perform powerful, surprising, romantic, and funny stories by comic master Dorothy Parker, baseball writer W. P. Kinsella (Shoeless Joe), and quirky contemporary humorists Aimee Bender and N. M. Kelby.

Symphony Space's Selected Shorts feature short stories — always fiction, a mix of classics and new — centering on a theme and brought to life in performance by great actors from stage, screen, and television.

Approximate running time: 2 hours, including one 15-minute intermission.