Selected Shorts: A Celebration of the Short Story
“Food Fictions.” Actors John Lithgow, Shohreh Aghdashloo, René Auberjonois, Fionnula Flanagan, Jane Kaczmarek, Christina Pickles, Samantha Eggar, John Shea and Bradley Whitford will read work by Alice McDermott, Roald Dahl, Anton Chekhov, V.S. Pritchett, James Thurber, M.F.K. Fisher, Calvin Trillin, Kenneth Grahame, Jhumpa Lahiri, Laurie Colwin and Damon Runyon.
Selected Shorts’ “Food Fictions” opens Friday, May 19, with a special reception and readings focused on the theme “Much Ado at Dinner.” On Saturday, the attention turns to “Eating Out and Eating In,” followed by “Delicious Escapades” on Sunday. The Getty Center, 1200 Getty Center Dr., 310.440.7300 or visit www.getty.edu.