Covid Guidelines for Physical Events

We continue to follow government guidelines regarding Covid-19 safety at the Festival. We encourage masks for indoor events. Please be aware that select indoor programs might require masks and we ask for your cooperation in these cases.

Fiction / Performance

$19 - $33

Selected Shorts: Ken Burns Presents Willa Cather’s America (In Person & Virtual)

Filmmaker Ken Burns hosts this sesquicentennial celebration of Willa Cather, one of the most significant and treasured American writers of the 20th century. This special evening of short fiction in performance brings to life the landscapes of the Pulitzer Prize–winning author so masterfully captured in her prose. With performances by Patricia Clarkson (She Said), mezzo-soprano Linda Collazo, Sonia Manzano (Sesame Street), David Strathairn (Nomadland), and more.

Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway at 95th St., New York, NY 10025-6990 – wheelchair accessible

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