Listen Here, Spring 2010 Season

The Arts Council of Greater New Haven, New Haven Review, and New Haven Theater Company are pleased to announce the return of Listen Here, the weekly short story reading series in which actors from the New Haven Theater Company read short stories chosen by New Haven Review editors. The spring Listen Here series will take place on Tuesday evenings, from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m., with reading occurring on a rotating basis at Willoughby's Coffee & Tea (194 York Street), Lulu: A European Coffee House (49 Cottage Street), Bru Cafe (141 Orange Street), and Manjares Fine Pastries (838 Whalley Avenue, on the corner of West Rock Avenue).

Willoughby's Coffee & Tea March 9: What Did She See in Him? Raymond Carver, “Fat” F. Scott Fitzgerald, “The Jelly-Bean”

Lulu: A European Coffee House March 16: Short Cuts I.B. Singer, “Why the Geese Shrieked” Jamaica Kincaid, “Girl” John Cheever, “Reunion” Annie Proulx, “The Blood Bay”

Bru Cafe March 23: Breaking Up is Hard to Do Bobbie Ann Mason, “Shiloh” Bernard Malamud, “The Jewbird”

Manjares Fine Pastries March 30: Straight Shooters Stephen Crane, “The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky” Tobias Wolff, “Hunters in the Snow”

Willoughby's Coffee & Tea April 6: Take Me Out to the Ball Game James Thurber, “You Could Look it Up” James Farrell, “My Grandmother Goes to Comiskey Park”

Lulu: A European Coffee House April 13: Something’s Not Right T.C. Boyle, “Bloodfall” Shirley Jackson, “The Lottery”

Bru Cafe April 20: L’Etranger Isidoro Blaistein, “Uncle Facundo” John Cheever, “The Swimmer”

Manjares Fine Pastries April 27: For Shame Lorrie Moore, “Control Group” Toni Cade Bambera, “The Lesson”

Willoughby's Coffee & Tea May 4: Lovesick Jhumpa Lahiri, “A Temporary Matter” Lydia Peele, “Reasons for and Advantages of Breathing”

Lulu: A European Coffee House May 11: Animal Crackers Edgar Allan Poe, “The Black Cat” Annie Proulx, “The Half-Skinned Steer”

Bru Cafe May 18: Brothers Louise Erdrich, “The Red Convertible” David Sedaris, “You Can’t Kill the Rooster”

Manjares Fine Pastries May 25: Romeos & Juliets Louise Erdrich, “The Plague of Doves” Wiliam Faulkner, “A Rose for Emily”

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