Tickets on sale now for FringeArts performances

"Life and Times" (Photo: Reinhard Werner-Burgtheater Wien)

FringeArts (formerly known as the Philadelphia Live Arts Festival and Philly Fringe) has announced that tickets for the 2013 Fringe Festival’s Presented Fringe performances are now on sale.

Taking place September 5-22, the 17th annual festival is bigger and better than ever, with 18 days of cutting-edge theater, dance, music, visual and multidisciplinary arts. This year’s Presented Fringe lineup includes seven international artists, four world premieres, two reimagined productions from previous Fringe Festivals, and three commissioned works as part of a new visual arts programming initiative at FringeArts.

Presented Fringe tickets are now available for purchase online at through TicketLeap. Festival show prices vary and are listed with each show description on the Festival website. Walk-up and phone sales at the Festival Box Office will open in late August at 120 N. Third St. and (215) 413-1318. 2013-14 Annual Members receive 30 percent or more off tickets to shows in the Fringe Festival and year-round. Memberships are available at

The Presented Fringe half of the 2013 Fringe Festival features a who’s-who of international all-stars, including Italian contemporary artist Romeo Castellucci, Norwegian theater maker Jo Strømgren, Irish step dancer Colin Dunne, Berlin-based circus arts creator Tobias Wegner, legendary Greek director Theodoros Terzopoulos of Attis Theatre, and British performance artist Ant Hampton and author Tim Etchells; in addition to world premieres from well-regarded Philadelphia performers Brian Sanders and Geoff Sobelle; and remounts of beloved Festival shows by Pig Iron Theatre Company and Swim Pony Performing Arts.

Audiences can also expect incredible work from New York-based performers Reggie Wilson, Nature Theater of Oklahoma and Sō Percussion. Finally, three visual arts commissions will take place at Plays and Players Theater, including work by Canadian artist team Mammalian Diving Reflex and New York-based artist Liz Magic Laser, as well as a world premiere by Thai artist Navin Rawanchaikul.