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The National Theatre Conference Announces 2021 Award Recipients Photo The National Theatre Conference Announces 2021 Award Recipients
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 15, 2021

The National Theatre Conference, is an organization of theatermakers that connects, supports, and advocates for the field. Each year, leading theatre professionals and academics gather in New York City to engage in the essential questions of our art.

Virtual Theatre This Week: June 7-13, 2021- with Matthew Morrison, Kelli O'Hara, Aaro Photo Virtual Theatre This Week: June 7-13, 2021- with Matthew Morrison, Kelli O'Hara, Aaron Tveit and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 7, 2021

This week (June 7-13) in live streaming: Matthew Morrison visits Backstage Live, the Next on Stage Season 3 finale, Show of Titles premieres, and so much more!

Shauna Davis, Sasha Velour, Federico Restrepo, Taylor Mac and More Join La MaMa's Jun Photo Shauna Davis, Sasha Velour, Federico Restrepo, Taylor Mac and More Join La MaMa's June Programming
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 4, 2021

La MaMa has announced programming for June 2021, which includes the previously announced La MaMa Loves Cabaret with host Sasha Velour; Lottie Platchett Took a Hatchett, written and directed by Justin Elizabeth Sayre; La MaMa Kids: Nostalgia, A Toy Theatre Presentation, and more.

Virtual Theatre This Weekend: April 17-18- with Stephanie J. Block, Sebastian Arcelus Photo Virtual Theatre This Weekend: April 17-18- with Stephanie J. Block, Sebastian Arcelus and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 17, 2021

Broadway might be dark, but that doesn't mean that theatre isn't happening everywhere! Below, check out where you can get your daily fix of Broadway this weekend, April 17-18, 2021.

The Public Theater's UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL Kicks Off Tomorrow Photo The Public Theater's UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL Kicks Off Tomorrow
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 5, 2021

The Public Theater begins performances for the 17th annual UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL, on Wednesday, January 6. This popular and highly anticipated festival of The Public’s winter season includes artists from across the U.S. and around the world, including Chile, Iran, and the U.K.

OZ Arts Nashville Is A Global Partner For UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL Photo OZ Arts Nashville Is A Global Partner For UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 29, 2020

​​​​​​​OZ Arts Nashville today announced that it has joined a network of Global Partners for The Public Theater's prestigious Under the Radar Festival. The popular and highly anticipated two week event will take place virtually from January 6-17, 2021 and will feature artists from across the U.S. and around the world.

Arts Council England and Manchester International Festival To Showcase Work By Inua E Photo Arts Council England and Manchester International Festival To Showcase Work By Inua Ellams and Javaad Alipoor
by Stephi Wild - Dec 14, 2020

Manchester International Festival, Arts Council England and The Public Theater will showcase work by Inua Ellams and Javaad Alipoor at The Public's Under The Radar Festival (6-17 January 2021), as part of a three-year partnership, that began last year, to promote artists and companies based in England to a global audience.  

The Public Theater's 2021 Free Virtual UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL Lineup Announced Photo The Public Theater's 2021 Free Virtual UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL Lineup Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 18, 2020

The Public Theater announced the full line-up today for the 17th annual UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL, running January 6-17, 2021, with pre-festival programming offered beginning December 21, 2020.

La MaMa Presents World Premiere of LOVE STORY, THE SCHOOL OF HARD KNOCKS Photo La MaMa Presents World Premiere of LOVE STORY, THE SCHOOL OF HARD KNOCKS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 9, 2020

Yoshiko Chuma returns to La MaMa with Love Story, The School of Hard Knocks, the latest chapter in her ongoing multidisciplinary performance series. The 24-hour livestreamed performance will feature an international cast of more than 50 artists from four decades of collaboration.

Debra Messing Joins LUCILLE BALL COMEDY FESTIVAL Lineup Photo Debra Messing Joins LUCILLE BALL COMEDY FESTIVAL Lineup
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Aug 27, 2020

The National Comedy Center, the nation’s official non-profit cultural institution dedicated to comedy – recently named the “Best New Museum” in the country by USA Today – has added a program with Emmy Award-winning actress Debra Messing to its lineup for the final week of its Lucille Ball Virtual Comedy Festival.

Lin-Manuel Miranda Joins Line-Up for the National Comedy Center's Lucille Ball Comedy Photo Lin-Manuel Miranda Joins Line-Up for the National Comedy Center's Lucille Ball Comedy Festival
by Kaitlin Milligan - Aug 12, 2020

The National Comedy Center, the nationa??s official cultural institution dedicated to comedy is presenting its acclaimed Lucille Ball Comedy Festival virtually this year, featuring conversations with a diverse lineup of artists, starting Friday, August 14, 2020 and streaming over three weekends throughout August.

BWW Review: UNDER THE RADAR: FEOS & THE SHADOW WHOSE PREY THE HUNTER BECOMES at The P Photo BWW Review: UNDER THE RADAR: FEOS & THE SHADOW WHOSE PREY THE HUNTER BECOMES at The Public Theater
by Cindy Sibilsky - Jan 20, 2020

Mid-January in New York City does not appear to be a particularly romantic or momentous time of year for The Big Apple. The Christmas decorations have come down (most of them at least) and the holiday revelers and hoards of tourists have retreated, getting on with their own lives for the start of a new year -- and in this case, a new decade -- during a very tumultuous time where everything matters and nothing, especially in the arts, feels arbitrary.

Photo Coverage: Go Inside the Public Theater's 16th Annual Under The Radar Festival Photo Photo Coverage: Go Inside the Public Theater's 16th Annual Under The Radar Festival
by Mati Ficara - Jan 9, 2020

The Public Theater just kicked off the 16th annual UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL last night, January 8. This popular and highly-anticipated festival of The Public's winter season will include artists from across the U.S. and around the world, including Australia, Chile, China, Japan, Mexico, Palestine, Taiwan, and the U.K. Curated by UTR Festival Director Mark Russell, this year's UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL continues to expand to venues throughout New York City, in addition to The Public Theater's home at Astor Place.

ACE and MIF Launch New Scheme To Showcase Artists In New York Photo ACE and MIF Launch New Scheme To Showcase Artists In New York
by Stephi Wild - Jan 7, 2020

Manchester International Festival (MIF) and Arts Council England today announce a new partnership, which will see them supporting English artists to perform in New York at The Public Theater's Under the Radar Festival.

The Public Theater's 16th Under the Radar Festival Kicks Off Wednesday Photo The Public Theater's 16th Under the Radar Festival Kicks Off Wednesday
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 6, 2020

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) begins performances for the 16th annual UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL on Wednesday, January 8. This popular and highly-anticipated festival of The Public's winter season will include artists from across the U.S. and around the world, including Australia, Chile, China, Japan, Mexico, Palestine, Taiwan, and the U.K. Curated by UTR Festival Director Mark Russell, this year's UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL continues to expand to venues throughout New York City, in addition to The Public Theater's home at Astor Place.

BWW Review: HALF AN EVENING WITH DAVID RASCHE at Feinstein's/54 Below Is A Full Eveni Photo BWW Review: HALF AN EVENING WITH DAVID RASCHE at Feinstein's/54 Below Is A Full Evening's Entertainment
by Bobby Patrick - Dec 6, 2019

David Rasche began his career at Chicago's famed a?oeSecond City,a?? and is appearing contemporaneously in the first two seasons of a?oeSuccessiona?? on HBO. He has worked, although not frequently enough, both on Broadway and Off-Broadway, most recently at the New Jersey Rep in Fern Hill, by Michael Tucker.

VIDEOS: Watch Clips From Productions Featured at The Public Theater's 2020 UNDER THE  Photo VIDEOS: Watch Clips From Productions Featured at The Public Theater's 2020 UNDER THE RADAR Festival
by Stephi Wild - Dec 5, 2019

The Public Theater recently announced the full line-up today for the 16th annual UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL, running January 8-19, 2020. This popular and highly-anticipated festival of The Public's winter season will include artists from across the U.S. and around the world, including Australia, Chile, China, Japan, Mexico, Palestine, Taiwan, and the U.K. Curated by UTR Festival Director Mark Russell, this year's UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL continues to expand to venues throughout New York City, in addition to The Public Theater's home at Astor Place. Tickets can be accessed now for Public Theater Supporters and Partners.

The Public Theater Has Released Full Line-Up For 16th Annual Under the Radar Festival Photo The Public Theater Has Released Full Line-Up For 16th Annual Under the Radar Festival
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 31, 2019

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) announced the full line-up today for the 16th annual UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL, running January 8-19, 2020. This popular and highly-anticipated festival of The Public's winter season will include artists from across the U.S. and around the world, including Australia, Chile, China, Japan, Mexico, Palestine, Taiwan, and the U.K. Curated by UTR Festival Director Mark Russell, this year's UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL continues to expand to venues throughout New York City, in addition to The Public Theater's home at Astor Place. Tickets can be accessed now for Public Theater Supporters and Partners. 

Camp Classic THE BLACK LIZARD Will Star Yuhua Hamasaki And James Yaegashi Photo Camp Classic THE BLACK LIZARD Will Star Yuhua Hamasaki And James Yaegashi
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 5, 2019

​​​​​​​The Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival is excited to announce that New York City-based drag performer Yuhua Hamasaki (RuPaul's Drag Race) and actor James Yaegashi (Marvel's Runaways) will star in the Festival's one-time-only staged reading of Yukio Mishima's camp classic The Black Lizard at Provincetown Town Hall (260 Commercial Street) on September 29.

The Public Theater's Season to Feature World Premiere Kitt & Yorkey Musical THE VISIT Photo The Public Theater's Season to Feature World Premiere Kitt & Yorkey Musical THE VISITOR, SOFT POWER, and More
by Julie Musbach - Jun 6, 2019

Public Theater announced the line-up today for The Public's 2019-20 Season 

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