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Philadelphia Live Arts Festival Announces Line-Up logo
A scene from Oedipus at FDR
(© Mhari Scott)
The line-up has been announced for the 12th annual Philadelphia Live Arts Festival, which will run August 29-September 13 in a variety of traditional and unusual performance sites throughout the city.

Highlights will include French choreographer Jérôme Bel's contemporary dance epic, The show must go on; renowned Norwegian theater artist and choreographer Jo Strømgren's world premiere The European Lesson; Antwerp-based director and choreographer Jan Fabre's Another sleepy, dusty Delta day; England's Rotozaza's Etiquette, an intimate, audiovisual performance for an audience of two, guided by a script fed through a pair of headphones; Emmanuelle Delpech-Ramey's world premiere of Oedipus at FDR, a modern re-imagining of Sophocles' Oedipus at Colonus, set at the legendary FDR skate park in South Philly; and storyteller and puppeteer Sebastienne Mundheim's Sea of Birds.

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