Touch of Magic
Publisher: Symphony Space Compilations
Date: October 2009
Duration: 3 hours 17 minutes
By turns funny, moving, romantic and surreal, and filled with unexpected twists and turns, each of the tales on this lineup has a magical element.
Andrew Lam's "The Palmist" performed by James Naughton, Ray Bradbury's "The Veldt" performed by Stephen Colbert, W.W. Jacobs' "The Monkey's Paw" performed by John Lithgow, Saki's "The Occasional Garden" performed by Daniel Gerroll, Donald Barthelme's "The Balloon" performed by Maria Tucci, Kevin Brockmeier's "The Year of Silence" performed by Anthony Rapp, Jonathan Safran Foer's "The Sixth Borough" performed by Jerry Zaks, Aimee Bender's "Drunken Mimi" performed by Bernadette Quigley, Haruki Murakami's "The Little Green Monster" performed by Dana Ivey, T.C. Boyle's "Swept Away" performed by René Auberjonois
Presented by Selected Shorts