In his autobiography, Benjamin Franklin, Philadelphia's favorite son, lists the 13 virtues that will lead to "moral perfection"—moderation, temperance, and cleanliness among them. Immoderate, intemperate, and frequently dirty, the Philadelphia Live Arts Festival wouldn't fare well in Franklin's estimation. Now in its 11th year, this celebration of innovative arts might occasion moral turpitude. But a sampling of its theater offerings suggests it might also occasion a very... More >>>