Promotional Partner: KERA
This evening of Selected Shorts celebrates the exhibition Shaken, Stirred, Styled: The Art of the Cocktail and the publication of Shaken & Stirred: Intoxicating Stories (Everyman's Library).
Michael Urie and Anika Noni Rose read You Were Perfectly Fine by Dorothy Parker
Michael Urie reads The Catbird Seat by James Thurber
Joshua Malina reads Balloon Night by Tom Barbash
Anika Noni Rose reads Dinner on the Rocks by Dawn Powell
Michael Urie, best known for his role as Marc St. James on the hit TV show Ugly Betty, starred in the Off-Broadway show Buyer & Cellar, receiving Drama Desk and LA Theatre Critics Awards for his performance. He has also appeared in Modern Family and The Good Wife.
Anika Noni Rose has appeared on Broadway in Caroline, or Change, for which she won a Tony Award; Cat on a Hot Tin Roof; and most recently A Raisin in the Sun (Tony nomination). Her film and TV credits include The Good Wife, Roots, Dreamgirls, and Half of a Yellow Sun.
Joshua Malina stars on the hit ABC drama Scandal and is known for his role as Will Bailey on The West Wing. He has performed in numerous Aaron Sorkin projects, including the Broadway production of A Few Good Men and the film The American President.
Listen to Selected Shorts on KERA 90.1, Saturdays at 9:00 p.m.
Ticketholders can view the exhibition after 5:00 p.m. and enjoy special cocktails and dinner in the DMA Cafe.