On March 24 at 7 PM, A Literary Mixtape: Stories Inspired by Music, will feature a performance by musician and performance artist Laurie Anderson. Also performing will be O'Hara and Naughton, who will sing and read a story by E.L. Doctorow about the inspiration of the song "Stardust." O'Hara is also set to read Carson McCullers' "Wunderkind."
Tony winner Cerveris will perform excerpts from the work of Irish writers Colum McCann and Colm Toibin March 31 at 7:30 PM.
Sarah Jones, David Rakoff and Leenya Rideout will take part in the April 7 installment of Selected Shorts. The 7 PM event will highlight the work of Raymond Carver and Sigizmund Krzhizhanovsky.
Hope Davis will perform an excerpt from the George Eliot novel "Middlemarch" April 14 at 7:30 PM. Authors Jennifer Egan, Siri Hustvedt and Margot Livsey will also participate.
The April 21 Selected Shorts will focus on the comedic writings of Grace Paley and David Sedaris, with performances by Robert Sean Leonard and Chip Zien at 7 PM. For tickets and further information visit SymphonySpace.
Symphony Space is located in Manhattan at 2537 Broadway at 95th Street.