As part of this yearâ€™s Under the Radar Festival, Japan Society kicks off the new year with a nine-day stage run of Hot Pepper, Air Conditioner, and the Farewell Speech and THE BEE now through Jan. 14 and 15.
Under the Radar is an annual theater festival that spotlights international artists ranging from emerging talents to masters in the field. The festival is a wild mix of works by ensembles, solo artists, writers and creators, offering a crash course in theater created by some of the most dynamic artists working today. In its seven year history, there have been 104 productions from over 17 countries.
â€œIt means a lot for us to be able to present both Hideki NodaÊ¼s THE BEE and Toshiki OkadaÊ¼s chelfitsch Theater Company in our first time participating in the Under the Radar Festival,â€ said Japan Societyâ€™s artistic director Yoko Shioya. â€œThese shows truly illustrate whatÊ¼s going on in Japanese experimental contemporary theater.â€
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