Burton, Baldwin, Flanagan and Mantegna to Read "Selected Shorts" in Los Angeles

News   Burton, Baldwin, Flanagan and Mantegna to Read "Selected Shorts" in Los Angeles
Kate Burton, Alec Baldwin, Fionnula Flanagan and Joe Mantegna are among the artists who will participate in "Selected Shorts: Unexpected Adventures" May 2 and 3 at the Getty Center in Los Angeles.

At 3 PM on May 2, the Getty presents "Unexpected Adventures," featuring Oscar nominee James Cromwell reading from Todd McEwen's "Cary Grant's Suit," Tony winner Joe Mantegna performing "The Man Who Blew Away" by Beryl Bainbridge and three-time Tony nominee Kate Burton offering Lorrie Moore's "Which Is More Than I Can Say About Some People." The sold-out 7 PM evening on May 2, entitled "Getting Away," features Tony and Oscar nominee Alec Baldwin reading from "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas" by Hunter S. Thompson, Tony nominee Fionnula Flanagan performing a selection of Marguerite Yourcenar's "How I Was Saved" and Symphony Space artistic director Isaiah Sheffer reading Woody Allen's "The Kugelmass Episode."

The 3 PM performance of "Uncharted Territories" on May 3 includes Susanna Thompson's reading of Karen Russell's "Disco Papa," Rob Morrow performing Joseph Wechsberg's "The First Time I Saw Paris" and Emmy winner Joe Spano reading Barry Lopez' "The Mappist."

For tickets, priced $20, and further details visit Getty/SelectedShorts.

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