UNDER THE RADAR
Public Theater and other venues
425 Lafayette St. by Astor Pl.
The Public Theater’s annual Under the Radar Festival invites adventurous theatergoers to experience cutting-edge, experimental theater and music from around the world. The 2019 iteration features works from twenty-one artists from nine countries, with most tickets costing a mere thirty bucks. Below are some of the highlights.
Hear Word! Naija Woman Talk True, by Ifeoma Fafunwa, January 3, 5, 6, 7, Public Theater, Martinson Theater, $30
Frankenstein, by Manual Cinema, concept by Drew Dir, January 3, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11, 12, Public Theater, LuEsther Theater, $30
Minor Character, New Saloon adaptation of Anton Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya, January 4-13, Public Theater, Martinson Theater, $30
BITCH! DYKE! FAGHAG! WHORE! The Penny Arcade Sex and Censorship Show, by Penny Arcade, January 3, 6, 10, 12, 13, Joe’s Pub, $35
Incoming! Macbeth in Stride, by Whitney White, Public Theater, Shiva Theater, $25
New York Live Arts
219 West 19th St.
January 4-7, $10-$20
The annual Live Artery winter performance festival at New York Live Arts brings back popular shows from the previous year as well as advance looks at works-in-progress. This year’s creators include such fab dancers and choreographers and twi-ny faves as Jack Ferver, Kimberly Bartosik, Yanira Castro, Netta Yerushalmy, and Joanna Kotze, with tickets between twenty and thirty bucks.
what will we be like when we get there, by Joanna Kotze, January 4, 8:00, and January 5, 12 noon, $20
Last Audience, by Yanira Castro / a canary torsi, January 5, 5:00, $10
I hunger for you, by Kimberly Bartosik / daela, January 5, 7:00, January 7, 5:00, $10
Body Comes Apart, by Molly Lieber & Eleanor Smith, January 6, 2:00, $10
Paramodernities (3 Installments), by Netta Yerushalmy, January 7, 7:00, $10