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Marian Seldes performs an excerpt from Virgil’s Aeneid, Phylicia Rashad performs an excerpt from Dante’s Inferno, and a third actor performs an excerpt from Homer’s Iliad. These are just three of the most famous works from the oral literary tradition. From the wrath of Achilles to the swashbuckling adventures of the founder of Rome to the doomed love of Paolo and Francesca, these are gripping stories.

About the Ticket Supplier: Symphony Space

Symphony Space fosters artistically and culturally diverse performing arts, literary, and film programs that bring artists and audiences together in an atmosphere of exploration and intimacy. It reaches audiences throughout New York City, the wider metropolitan area, and through distribution of programs via media such as radio, recordings, podcasts and touring.