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Symphony Space
Selected Shorts
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, from Symphony Space.
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Ratings & Reviews
4.4 stars from 3,118 ratings
….catch them exactly when they are ending. So many times I have enjoyed a story on this podcast and when it ends I am lost in thought about it. Then, suddenly I am ripped out of that wonderful feeling by Meg Walletzer and her unbearable commentary. I’ve found it pretty simple to fast forward...Read full review »
artsdistrictchic via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 06/13/24
Okay I’m going to the right now and I
Carlos Villareal via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 06/03/24
Mumbo jumbo heap of mess
Just can’t listen to this podcast. Seems to be steeped in gay experiences and it just is. It what I want to listen to.
SassyVP via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 05/15/24
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Published 06/20/24
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Published 06/13/24
Published 06/13/24
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