Site-Specific Julius Caesar to Play Federal Hall in NY

News   Site-Specific Julius Caesar to Play Federal Hall in NY The production is part of the French Institute Alliance Francaise’s tenth annual Crossing the Line Festival.
Romeo Castellucci
Romeo Castellucci Lorenzo Gaudenzi

The French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) has announced the full program for the 2016 Crossing the Line Festival. The tenth annual event will feature the New York premiere of Romeo Castellucci’s Julius Caesar. Spared Parts. performed among the marble columns of New York City’s Federal Hall.

Castellucci makes his New York debut with the re-imagined Julius Caesar work, to be performed out of sequence in the landmark space. Other site-specific works include the world premiere of Tim Etchell’s multi-channel video installation Eyes Looking in Times Square.

Crossing the Line runs September 22-November 3 in venues and public spaces throughout New York City. Other highlights in the line-up include the world premiere of Graphic Cyphers, a new breakdancing piece from acclaimed French choreographer Anne Nguyen at the Bronx Museum of the Arts; and U.K.-based drag artist Dickie Beau’s solo show, Blackouts. This year’s festival will also feature a focus on French choreographer Jérôme Bel, who will be showcasing his major works.

For the complete line-up visit crossingtheline.org/.

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