Pics! John Leguizamo, Denis O’Hare and More Kick Off Under the Radar Festival

News   Pics! John Leguizamo, Denis O’Hare and More Kick Off Under the Radar Festival
The Public Theater kicked off its 12th annual Under the Radar Festival Jan. 6 featuring new and cutting-edge performances from the U.S. and around the world. 
Denis O'Hare
Denis O'Hare

Highlights of the festival, which runs through Jan. 17, include Obie winner 600 Highwaymen, award-winning Chilean director Guillermo Calderón, Macklemore collaborator Ahamefule J. Oluo and trans spoken word duo DarkMatter.

Since its inception, the festival has presented over 194 companies from 40 countries and has provided a platform for such artists as Elevator Repair Service, Gob Squad and Young Jean Lee.

Curated by returning co-directors Mark Russell and Meiyin Wang, this year's festival launches Under the Radar + Joe’s Pub: In Concert, which highlights artists who are working at the intersection of music and theatre.

UTR also brings back the Incoming! Series, featuring members of The Public’s Devised Theater Initiative (DTI)’s Devised Theater Working Group. The series presents in-process works "of formal investigation and artistic ambition."

Tickets for UTR may be purchased online at; The Taub Box Office at The Public at 425 Lafayette St.; or by phone at (212) 967-7555. Tickets for God Bless Baseball at Japan Society can be purchased directly from the venue at

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