The Modern Love Podcast: Cherry Jones Reads ‘Kept Together by the Bars Between Us’

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In this episode of Modern Love: The Podcast, the actress Cherry Jones (“Transparent,” “Doubt”) reads the essay “Kept Together by the Bars Between Us,” about a marriage that is buttressed by a husband’s prison sentence.

You can listen using the player above, or find the episode on iTunes and Google Play Music.

The essay’s author, Amy Friedman, is a writer in Los Angeles. Her essay was adapted from the anthology “Stricken: The 5,000 Stages of Grief.”

Ms. Jones has been nominated for five Tony awards for best actress in a play, and won twice (“The Heiress” and “Doubt”). She also appeared in the television show “24,” delivering a performance that won an Emmy for supporting actress in a drama.

You can see “Modern Love Live” at the Town Hall in Manhattan on Oct. 20.