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The Daily Show‘s John Hodgman Is Among the Artists Featured in 2014 Under the Radar Festival

The Public Theater’s annual winter theater event will take place January 8-19.

John Hodgman
John Hodgman
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Noted humorist, Daily Show correspondent, and PC personifier John Hodgman is among the artists who will take part in The Public Theater‘s annual Under the Radar Festival, to be held January 8-19. The winter theater festival is curated by codirectors Mark Russell and Meiyin Wang and features artists from across the world.

Appearing in a solo show called John Hodgman: I Stole Your Dad (January 10-18), the performer will present observations on subjects including technology, Downton Abbey, the state songs of Tennessee, and the film criticism of Ayn Rand.

Also on the Under the Radar docket are 600 Highwaymen’s The Record (Jan. 9-18); Edgar Oliver’s Helen & Edgar (Jan. 8-18); Andrew Ondrejcak’s Feast (Jan. 8-19); Sekou Sundiata’s blessing the boats: the remix (Jan. 9-19); SKaGeN’s BigMouth (Jan. 10-18); tg STAN’s JDX – a public enemy (Jan. 8-16); Roger Guenveur Smith’s Rodney King (Jan. 9-18); Toshi Reagon & BIGLovely: Sacred Stories (Jan. 19); Lola Arias’ El Año en Que Nací (The Year I Was Born) (Jan. 18-13); Compagnie Philippe Saire’s Black Out (Jan. 9-12); Kate Tempest: Brand New Ancients (Jan. 10-19); Niwa Gekidan Penino’s The Room Nobody Knows (Jan. 8-12); Sean Edward Lewis’ Frankenstein (Work-in-Progress) (Jan. 10-19); Daniel Fish’s Eternal (Jan. 11); and ANIMALS’ The Baroness is the Future (Jan. 12).

Click here for more information and Under the Radar’s full schedule.