Crossing The Line Festival 2016 PR

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French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF)
Crossing the Line Festival 2016

10th Edition of New York’s Celebrated Interdisciplinary
Arts Festival Presents 11 Premieres and 5 Commissions
in Venues and Public Spaces Throughout New York City

New York, NY, June 17, 2016—The French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF), New York’s premiere French
cultural center, today announces the full program for the Crossing the Line Festival 2016, the tenth annual
edition of its celebrated fall arts festival, presenting interdisciplinary works and performances by artists from
around the world. Crossing the Line runs from September 22 through November 3 in venues and public spaces
throughout New York City. Tickets will go on sale August 15.

One of Europe’s most radical and acclaimed theater directors, Romeo Castellucci will make his New York
debut at Crossing the Line with Julius Caesar. Spared Parts. Performed out of sequence, amidst the marble
columns of Federal Hall, this visceral work transforms Shakespeare’s Roman tragedy into a phantasmagorical

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