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Laura Osnes, Will Swenson, and More Set for 2017 Under the Radar Festival

The annual event is presented by the Public Theater and will feature works by 600 Highwaymen, Belarus Free Theatre, and others.

Laura Osnes and Will Swenson will star in Waterwell's Blueprint Specials as part of the 2017 Under the Radar Festival.
(© David Gordon/Tristan Fuge)

The Public Theater has announced the lineup for the Under the Radar 2017, running from January 4-15. The 13th annual festival will comprise works by theater companies from across the United States and countries such as Belarus, Indonesia, and Lebanon. Mark Russell serves as festival director.

Highlights include the Obie-winning 600 Highwaymen's The Fever, Manual Cinema's Lula del Ray, and Belarus Free Theatre's Time of Women, as well as works by The Bengsons, Marga Gomez, Tania El Khoury, Eko Nugroho, Philippe Quesne, and Rimini Protokoll.

The lineup will also include Waterwell's Blueprint Specials, a series of lost WWII-era musicals composed principally by Broadway legend Frank Loesser, which will take place at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum. Tony nominees Laura Osnes and Will Swenson will star, with direction by Tom Ridgely.

Over the last 13 years, the Public's Under the Radar Festival has presented over 210 companies from 41 countries. It has grown into a landmark of the New York City theater season and is a vital part of The Public's mission, providing a high-visibility platform to support artists from diverse backgrounds who are redefining the act of making theater.

Click here for the complete lineup.

For tickets and additional information, click here.

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