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As one of the premier reading series in New York City, Selected Shorts comes to the Dallas Museum of Art with an evening of funny, moving, and insightful tales of family dynamics.
JOSHUA MALINA reads “The Baby” by Simon Rich
MELORA HARDIN reads “Love Is Not a Pie” by Amy Bloom
KANEZA SCHAAL reads “Forgiveness in Families” by Alice Munro
Joshua Malina starred as David Rosen on the hit ABC drama Scandal and is perhaps best known for his role as Will Bailey on Aaron Sorkin’s Emmy Award-winning The West Wing. Malina has performed in numerous Aaron Sorkin projects, including the Broadway production of A Few Good Men, the films The American President and Malice, and the television series Sports Night. Additional television credits include Big Shots, American Horror Story, In Plain Sight, and The Larry Sanders Show. Film credits include A View from the Top, The Young Kieslowksi, and Knights of Badassdom. Malina also co-hosts the podcast The West Wing Weekly with Hrishikesh Hirway. He can currently be seen on The Big Bang Theory as President Siebert.
Melora Hardin can currently be seen on the hit series The Bold Type and on Amazon’s Transparent in her Emmy-nominated role as Tammy Cashman. She is recognized worldwide as Jan Levinson from NBC’s The Office. She recently starred in the first one-woman movie ever, Golden Vanity, and can be seen in the recently released feature films The S.H.U. and Cruel Hearts. Her extensive big-screen credits include 17 Again, Hannah Montana: The Movie, 27 Dresses, The Hot Chick, Absolute Power, and You, which she also directed. Hardin has been a professional actor since she was 6 years old and has guest starred on TV favorites such as Little House on the Prairie, The Love Boat, Friends, Gilmore Girls, Monk, The Blacklist, Falling Skies, and Scandal.
Kaneza Schaal has worked on stage with Elevator Repair Service, The Wooster Group, Richard Maxwell/New York City Players, and New York City Opera, performing at venues including Centre Pompidou, Royal Lyceum Theater Edinburgh, and MoMA. On camera, she has worked with Kathryn Bigelow, Marya Cohn, Josephine Decker, Chelsea Knight, and the Law & Order team. Schaal created and directed JACK&, a new theater work that showed at BAM, Walker Arts Center, REDCAT, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, and Center for Contemporary Art Cincinnati. Her new work in development, CARTOGRAPHY, was workshopped through New Victory Theater Lab, NYU Abu Dhabi, and will premiere at The Kennedy Center.
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