Under The Radar 2023
THE 18TH ANNUAL
UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL
A Festival Celebrating New Theater
JANUARY 4 – JANUARY 22, 2023
19 Days at 6 venues featuring over 36 artists from 9 countries.
The Public Theater’s UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL is a world-renowned international theater festival shining a spotlight on new theater work from around the world.
Artists & Program.
Explores cultural appropriation, queerness, friendship, and the ownership of black bodies online and IRL.
seven methods of killing kylie jenner
OUR COUNTRY: an intimate theatrical portrait of a complex sibling relationship.
A filthy, hilarious, poetic solo work about how we communicate desire.
Your Sexts are Shit: Older Better Letters
The final installment of the A THOUSAND WAYS triptych of pieces for strangers marks a revival of collective coexistence.
A THOUSAND WAYS (Part Three): An Assembly
KLII exorcizes the ghost of King Leopold II through a mytho-biographical performance by theater maker Kaneza Schaal.
An ancient-modern theatrical-musical epic that illuminates the mysteries of love, loss and friendship.
King Gilgamesh & the Man of the Wild
An immersive storytelling journey dives into isolation, loss and communal recovery.
The Indigo Room
Incoming! - Works-in-Process.
An immersive video installation deconstructing the capitalist ritual of the elevator pitch.
Anarchic, queer, Black cabaret exploring alienation in the 21st century.
bb brecht & THE WORK-IN-PROGRESS EPIC ADVENTURE 2023 WORLD TOUR
Testify (the worst is yet to come) is a lecture on absence, abjection, and American nationalism.
Testify (the worst is yet to come)
JACKLEAN is a performance about the rehearsal process. In this work, choreographer Mariana Valencia and musician Jazmin Romero perform through improvisation.
An Afro-futuristic odyssey across space & time exploring the fine line between escape and liberation.
In Joe's Pub.
An anti-musical co-starring New York’s streets of the 70’s and 80’s.
Eszter Balint: I Hate Memory
The ultimate case for American exceptionalism made by an Iranian-American Muslim comedian.
Negin Farsad: The Case For American Exceptionalism by a Lady Muz
A nightclub singer's search for meaning using songs, stories and a smokin' hot big band.
Julian Fleisher: Under the Radar
Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, The Smiths’ The Queen is Dead, Salty Brine