Coming of Age Around the World: Short Stories Performed by Actors
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The last date listed for Coming of Age Around the World was Wednesday February 27, 2008 / 7:30pm.
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Cole Porter, Frank Sinatra, Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers all come to toe-tapping life on the Peter Jay Sharp stage in this music-fueled trip down memory lane. Join Michael Arenella and his Dreamland Orchestra as the talented ensemble presents period music, dance and fashion from the '20s to the '50s. Part of the Sleeping Around Festival, the evening captures all the romance, mystery and magic of the grand ballrooms of the great New York hotels during the golden age of big band, jazz and swing. Learn More
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PEN American Center, the U.S. center of the international writers’ group, co-presents this evening of powerful short fiction about the challenges of growing up in the modern world, for characters ranging from child soldiers in Africa to suburban American teens.
Coming of Age Around the World is part of the series Selected Shorts: A Celebration of the Short Story, presentations in which spellbinding short stories by established and emerging writers are performed by stars of the stage and screen. Whether stories are presented around a lively theme, the favorite works of a guest author or a special collaboration with a museum or publication, each Selected Shorts event is a unique night of literature in performance. Hosted by Isaiah Sheffer.