Under the Radar Festival

The Under the Radar Festival is a theater festival in New York City, founded in 2005 by Mark Russell, former Artistic Director of P.S. 122 for over twenty years and also Guest Artistic Director for the Portland Institute for Contemporary Art's Time-Based Art Festival from 2006-2008.[1] Under the Radar has its headquarters at the Public Theater.

Under the Radar Festival
GenreTheatre festival
Location(s)New York City
CountryUnited States
Inaugurated2005; 18 years ago (2005)
FounderMark Russell
Organised byPublic Theater

Under the Radar was canceled and replaced by a virtual event in 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It was canceled again in 2022 due to "multiple disruptions related to the rapid community spread of the Omicron variant".[2]


  1. ^ "Past Festivals - PICA". PICA. Retrieved 2016-06-07.
  2. ^ Evans, Greg (2021-12-31). "New York's Public Theater Cancels Entire Under The Radar Festival Due To Covid Disruptions". Deadline. Retrieved 2022-01-04.

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