Short stories tagged with Theater

Listing 21 stories.

A woman investigates her brother's suspicious death in Antarctica and dwells on his wife's mysterious disappearance years ago.

A woman finds a genie in a bottle after the end of the world — except that he's not a genie, he's a wish-fulfiller and former theater-critic, and this is the sixth apocalypse through which he's had to live.

An Afghanistan veteran moves into shared lodgings in London with a consulting detective and soon becomes embroiled in the detective's investigation into a royal murder.

In the 1990s, a 19-year-old aspiring actor-turned-construction worker develops an affinity for crack cocaine, making him doubt the promise of his future.

A 33-year-old woman living in an apocalyptic Scotland with her husband writes in her diary about the tribulations of their lives and their pilgrimage to Russia in hope of a more stable existence.

Sitting at a New York City diner before a Broadway matinee, a middle-aged man bickers with his wife about cancer, step-sons, and lesbians until an eavesdropper's analysis of them allows him to see his life clearly for the first time in a long while.

In 2038, a woman visits her estranged father’s retirement community to find that he has replaced her with a robot in the form of a little girl.

An elderly woman visits her successful grandson in New York City. Although various people allude to the scandalousness of the source of his fortune, she is unsure if she wants the truth.

A maid in New York City catches stray bits and pieces of her customers’ lives as they waltz in and out of her dressing room at a nightclub.

An actor dying of AIDS prepares to play the role of Richard Nixon the night after the president’s death.