MUSIC / THEATER / DANCE

Next Wave at the BAM Fisher

 
 
Sep 17—Dec 14, 2014
 


All tickets $20

 
 
 
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Sun Jun 16
Friends of BAM
 
Sun Jun 23
General public
 
 
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The BAM Fisher is our newest home for adventurous artists, audiences, and ideas. Now in its third season, the BAM Fisher—and its main performance venue, the Fishman Space—is a flexible and intimate place for artistic experimentation, showcasing a range of theater, music, and dance, as well as a new work by Brooklyn-based choreographer Ivy Baldwin, the 2014 BAM Fisher Artist-in-Residence.


 
Music
The Source
Oct 22—Oct 25, 2014
 
The Source
Oct 22—Oct 25, 2014
World Premiere
 

In this multimedia oratorio by composer Ted Hearne, four singers inhabit a fever-dream assemblage of media to explore the hysteria surrounding Chelsea (formerly Bradley) Manning.

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Theater
Salt of the Earth
Oct 28—Nov 1, 2014
 
Salt of the Earth
Oct 28—Nov 1, 2014
US Premiere
 

Live filmmaking, puppetry, and miniature sets combine in this work by artist Zvi Sahar and PuppetCinema, about a diminutive protagonist fleeing a military coup through a desert made of salt.

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Theater
The Object Lesson
Nov 5—Nov 8, 2014
 
The Object Lesson
Nov 5—Nov 8, 2014
NY Premiere
 

Physical theater artist Geoff Sobelle invites us into a cluttered attic-cum-performance-installation to consider his, and our, stuff.

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Dance
Oxbow
Nov 13—Nov 16, 2014
 
Oxbow
Nov 13—Nov 16, 2014
NY Premiere
 

Brooklyn-based choreographer Ivy Baldwin contemplates the inexorable forces that contain us all—space and time, geology and chronology—in this BAM-commissioned work.

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Music
Wayfinders
Nov 19—Nov 22, 2014
 
Wayfinders
Nov 19—Nov 22, 2014
NY Premiere
 

Musician and composer Holcombe Waller, backed by a chamber ensemble, muses over ancient ocean voyages and GPS devices in this mesmerizing meditation on physical and spiritual wayfinding.

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Dance
The Wanderer
Dec 3—Dec 6, 2014
 
The Wanderer
Dec 3—Dec 6, 2014
World Premiere
 

Franz Schubert’s song cycle Die schöne Müllerin provides the musical and narrative backdrop of this story ballet by choreographer Jessica Lang.

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Theater
Howie the Rookie
Dec 10—Dec 14, 2014
 
Howie the Rookie
Dec 10—Dec 14, 2014
 

Tom Vaughan-Lawlor gives a visceral performance in Mark O’Rowe’s 1999 play chronicling the cat-and-mouse travails of the Howie Lee and the Rookie Lee through a down-and-out Dublin.

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PAST EVENTS
Theater
riverrun
 

Actress Olwen Fouéré offers an incandescent interpretation of the end of Finnegans Wake.

Sep 17—Sep 20, 2014
US Premiere
 
 
Theater
ABACUS
 

Eccentric techno-futurologist Paul Abacus leads a tour of our hyper-networked world to come.

Sep 24—Sep 27, 2014
NY Premiere
 
 
Dance
QUANTUM
 

Particle physics meets dance in this work from Gilles Jobin and Julius von Bismarck.

Oct 2—Oct 4, 2014
US Premiere
 
 
Dance
Moment Marigold
 

Choreographer Jodi Melnick presents this world premiere, with music by Steven Reker.

Oct 8—Oct 11, 2014
World Premiere
 
 
Theater
Brooklyn Bred 2: Clifford Owens
 

Art world provocateur Clifford Owens stages an interactive forum on performance art.

Thu, Oct 16, 2014
World Premiere
 
 
Theater
Brooklyn Bred 2: Dynasty Handbag
 

Performance artist Dynasty Handbag offers a feminist gloss on Homer’s Odyssey.

Fri, Oct 17, 2014
World Premiere
 
 
Theater
Brooklyn Bred 2: Pablo Helguera
 

Artist Pablo Helguera asks audiences to trust him—and check their mail.

Sat, Oct 18, 2014
World Premiere