Seldes (Deuce, Dinner at Eight) will perform an excerpt from Virgil's "Aeneid," with Rashad (Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Raisin in the Sun) performing an excerpt from Dante's "Inferno." An additional actor will be named to perform from Homer's "The Iliad."
"Selected Shorts" is the one-hour radio program from NPR, which features readings of classic and new short fiction by notable actors from stage and screen.
Isaiah Sheffer hosts the award-winning radio program that will be presented live at Symphony Space at 7 PM on March 4.
Tickets for "Selected Shorts," priced $27, are available by calling (212) 864-5400 or by visiting www.symphonyspace.org.
Symphony Space is located in Manhattan at 2537 Broadway at 95th Street.