Celebrated Authors’ Short Stories Brought to Life by Film and Television Celebrities & Chapman Students
THIS EVENT IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!
WordTheatre’s fall series at Chapman University brings America’s finest short story writers to Orange for celebrity and student performances. On Monday, Oct. 26, Hollywood actors
Fred Melamed (Curb Your Enthusiasm and The Good Wife) and Assaf Cohen (Weeds, Heroes, 24, Fast & the Furious, American Sniper) and Chapman University student actors, Francesca Artalejo, Nicholas Bustamante and Chelsea Davis -- bring to life acclaimed short stories written by Dybek.
Performances will take place at 7:30 p.m. in the Fish Interfaith Center at Chapman University.
Monday, Oct. 26, 2015
Featured Writer: Stuart Dybek
Stuart Dybek is a poet and fiction writer. His fiction includes Childhood and Other Neighborhoods, The Coast of Chicago, I Sailed With Magellan, a novel-in-stories, Paper Lantern: Love Stories, and Ecstatic Cahoots: Fifty Short Stories. His work has been anthologized and has appeared in magazines such as Harper’s, The New Yorker, Atlantic Monthly, Poetry, Tin House, Ploughshare, and Triquarterly. Dybek is the recipient of many awards including Lannan Prize, a PEN/Malamud Award (1995), a Whiting Writers’ Award, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and an O. Henry Award.
|Featured Actor: Fred Melamed
Fred Melamed (Curb Your Enthusiasm and The Good Wife)
|Featured Writer: Assaf Cohen
Assaf Cohen (Weeds, Heroes, 24, Fast & the Furious, American Sniper)
|Chapman University Student Actor Nicholas Bustamante
|Chapman University Student Actor Chelsea Davis
|Chapman University Student Actor Francesca Artalejo