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Under the Radar Festival 2023

Opening Date: Jan 04, 2023

Closing Date: Jan 22, 2023

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Throughout the five boros New York, NY 00000

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Under the Radar at The Public Theater is one of the premier international theater festivals focused on new work. UTR supports artists from around the country and the world who are redefining the act of making theater. UTR has introduced numerous artists who are now considered leaders in the field and provides a wide lens on contemporary theatre: richly distinct in terms of perspectives, aesthetics, social practice and pointing to the future of the art form. Curated by UTR festival director Mark Russell, the 2023 edition features 36 artists and companies from across the globe, including Australia, Belgium, Canada, France, Hungary, Norway, Venezuela and the UK. This year's festival returns to in-person performances at The Public Theater’s flagship building at Astor Place and five partner venues: Brooklyn Academy of Music, Chelsea Factory, La MaMa, the New York Public Library and NYU Skirball Center. 

Highlights include: 
seven methods of killing kylie jenner by Jasmine Lee-Jones (UK)
January 10-15, 17-22 @ Anspacher Theater at The Public Theater
This new play explores cultural appropriation, queerness, friendship and the ownership of Black bodies online and IRL.

Otto Frank created and performed by Roger Guenveur Smith (US)
January 12-13, 15, 18, 21-22 @ LuEsther Theater at The Public Theater
Obie Award-winning collaborators Roger Guenveur Smith and Marc Anthony Thompson have devised new work inspired by Otto Frank, the father of diarist Anne Frank. Smith's intimate meditation, scored live by Thompson, illuminates our present moment through a rigorous interrogation of our not-so-distant past.

A Thousand Ways (Part Three): An Assembly by 600 HIGHWAYMEN (US)
January 4-22 @ The New York Public Library, Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (7th Floor)
Obie Award-winning 600 HIGHWAYMEN present A Thousand Ways (Part Three): An Assembly, the final experience of their triptych of encounters between strangers, a timely and intimate return to togetherness. An Assembly brings together an audience of 16 strangers to construct a unique and intimate theatrical event.

Field of Mars by Richard Maxwell (US)
January 19-22, 24-29 @ NYU Skirball
A new play by Richard Maxwell and New York City Players, Field of Mars happens in three parts: Creation, a chain restaurant in North Carolina and Outdoors.

Other featured artists include Annie Saunders and Becca Wolff; Rachel Mars; Ontroerend Goed; Timothy White Eagle and The Violet Triangle; Kaneza Schaal, Peter Mills Weiss and Julia Mounsey; Plexus Polaire and Yngvild Aspeli; Jessica L Hagan and Ryan Calais CameronSeth Bockley, Jesse LaVercombe and Ahmed Moneka and Back to Back Theatre, Mark Deans, Simon Laherty, Sarah Mainwaring and Scott Price.

Under the Radar + Joe's Pub: In Concert
Under the Radar + Joe's Pub: In Concert reengineers the intersection of music and theatre. This exciting series highlights the multidisciplinary music/theater hybrids emerging from this renowned venue’s programming. Featured artists include Migguel Anggelo, Salty Brine, Julian Fleisher, Eszter Balint and Negin Farsad.

Originally scheduled for UTR 2022, the seventh cohort of The Public Theater’s Devised Theater Working Group (DTWG) finally brings their work to The Public’s stage. The INCOMING! series of Under the Radar was created as a platform to feature in-process works by DTWG artists. DTWG is Under the Radar’s artist resource group designed to support collaborative collectives and other untraditional originators as they forge new theatre while nurturing a community of supportive artistic relationships. Featured artists include Savon Bartley, Nile Harris, Miranda Haymon, Eric Lockley, Mia Rovegno, Raelle Myrick-Hodges, Justin Elizabeth Sayre and Mariana Valencia.

COVID-19 Safety Information:
Proof of vaccination and masks are required for some performances. Policies differ per performance and per venue. Refer to The Public's website for more info.
Age Guidance

Age Guidance: 12

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