New York Stories

Guest host Kate Burton presents five works that celebrate the energy and endurance of New York City.  “The Lower East Side of Manhattan,” a poem by Victor Hernández Cruz, is performed by Sonia Manzano.  Colum McCann’s “Dessert” is performed by F. Murray Abraham. Vinson Cunningham’s comic odyssey, “Home to Flatbush” is performed by Wyatt Cenac.  Two women form a bond in “Recognition,” by Victor LaValle, performed  by Karen Pittman.  And an excerpt from Toni Morrison’s Jazz is performed by Anika Noni Rose. Join and give!: See for privacy information.

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Our greatest actors transport us through the magic of fiction, one short story at a time. Sometimes funny. Always moving. Selected Shorts connects you to the world with a rich diversity of voices from literature, film, theater, and comedy. New episodes every Thursday. Produced and distributed by Symphony Space.