The Public Theater's Under the Radar Festival, to be held at the Public Theater and partner venues, is curated by Marc Russell, and aims to track new theater from across the U.S. and around the world.
The line-up will include Amrita Performing Arts in 3 Years, 8 Months, 20 Days, in which three Cambodian actresses turn their childhood memories of the brutal Pol Pot regime into an intimately spoken, epic tale; Architecting, by The TEAM and the National Theatre of Scotland, described as "a musical, time-bending multimedia requiem for modern America"; Lemon Anderson's hip-hop solo, COUNTY OF KINGS: the beautiful struggle; Samuel Beckett's First Love performed by Conor Lovett of Gare St. Lazare Players Ireland; Into The Dark Unknown: The Hope Chest, a music theater experience about moving, storage and crushes on sexy people created by Holcombe Waller; LIGA, 50% reward & 50% punishment, a multimedia piece by Netherlands troupe, Kassys; Sight is the sense that dying people tend to lose first, a free-associating monologue written and directed by Tim Etchells and performed by Jim Fletcher; Marc Bamuthi Joseph's multimedia, choreographed hip-hop excursion, directed by Michael John Garcés; Transition, Reggie Watts and Tommy Smith's comedic explosion of stereophonic effects and multimedia interactions; and Woyzeck, performed by Sadari Movement Laboratory in association with AsiaNow (Korea).
Partner venue events include Addicted to Bad Ideas: Peter Lorre's 20th Century at Webster Hall; Call Cutta In A Box at Goethe Institute New York;
England, by Tim Crouch, at Chelsea Art Museum; Pataphysics Pennyeach: Summa Dramatica/Porco Morto, written and directed by Lee Breuer, at Mabou Mines Studio, featuring one acts Summa Dramatica starring Ruth Maleczech and Porco Morto starring Greg Mehrten; Removable Parts and Siren at HERE Arts Center; and The Crumb Trail, at Performance Space 122.
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