Selected Shorts: Strangers & Lovers
The hit public radio series Selected Shorts comes to Orono, Maine with an evening of spellbinding short stories about chance encounters, love, loss, and new beginnings. Actors Keir Dullea (2001: A Space Odyssey), Zach Grenier (The Good Wife), and Mia Dillon (BrainDead) perform moving and comical stories by established and emerging writers.
Mia Dillon has appeared on Broadway in Our Town, Crimes of the Heart (Tony Award nomination, Clarence Derwent Award), Hay Fever, The Corn is Green, The Miser, Once a Catholic (Drama Desk Award nomination), Agnes of God, Da and Off Broadway in The Exonerated and many other plays. At the Berkshire Theatre Festival she starred in Ibsen’s Ghosts, Edward Albee’s A Delicate Balance, Tennessee Williams’ Period of Adjustment, and Noel Coward’s Coward in Two Keys. She appears in Isn’t It Delicious, an official selection of the 2013 Manhattan Film Festival. Her award-winning short film, Quiet, has been shown in five film festivals and on the Sundance Channel. She has toured Ireland in a production of Deathtrap.
Keir Dullea‘s career spans over 60 years and has included starring roles in Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey; Bunny Lake is Missing, Black Christmas, Madame X, with Lana Turner; and David and Lisa, for which he won a Golden Globe Award. His Broadway credits include the first revival of Cat On a Hot Tin Roof opposite Elizabeth Ashley, Butterflies Are Free, and P. S. Your Cat is Dead. He recently starred opposite Mia Dillon in the Bucks County Playhouse production of On Golden Pond. His recent film and television appearances include Isn’t It Delicious Infinitely Polar Bear, The Path, and the upcoming Valley of the Gods.
Zach Grenier is most often recognized as the ethically challenged family lawyer David Lee on The Good Wife. He has also played series regulars on C16:FBI and Touching Evil, had recurring roles on 24, Deadwood, BrainDead, and appeared in Turks and Caicos, the second installment in David Hare’s BBC thriller The Worricker Trilogy. His film credits include A Shock to the System, Tommy Boy, Donnie Brasco, Fight Club, Zodiac, and J. Edgar. On stage, he was most recently seen as Mephistopheles in Doctor Faustus at Classic Stage Company. Previous stage credits include Cromwell in A Man for All Seasons at the Roundabout Theatre Company and the role of Dick Cheney in David Hare’s Stuff Happens at the New York Shakespeare Festival. He was nominated for a Tony Award for his portrayal of Beethoven in Moisés Kaufman’s 33 Variations.
$22 – Orchestra | $17 – Balcony
$7 tickets are available for this performance to k-12 students. Ticket orders that include k-12 tickets must be purchased over the phone or in person and can only be picked up at the box office on the night of the show.
A $3 facility fee will be added to tickets for this show.