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Subway close by, quick bites at pizza and coffehouse nearby. Central Park few block over with great parks for kids to run around.
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Nice little bar in back corner of theater w/wine and beer -- ok to drink in your seats.
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"Coming of Age Around the World"
4 ratings
4.3 average rating
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attended Feb 27 2008

the readings were moving. if you see the name selected shorts, you should know you're guaranteed a high quality event.

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3 reviews
4 stars
attended Feb 27 2008

Powerful, beautifully written stories and the choice of readers was perfect.

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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.