MUSIC / THEATER / DANCE

Next Wave at the BAM Fisher

 
 
Sep 17—Dec 14, 2014
 


All tickets $20

 
 
 
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Sun Jun 23
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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.


 
Dance
QUANTUM
Oct 2—Oct 4, 2014
 
QUANTUM
Oct 2—Oct 4, 2014
US Premiere
 

Six dancers perform an ode to subatomic randomness in this work by Swiss choreographer Gilles Jobin and German visual artist Julius von Bismarck, developed while in residency at the particle physics lab CERN.

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Dance
Moment Marigold
Oct 8—Oct 11, 2014
 
Moment Marigold
Oct 8—Oct 11, 2014
World Premiere
 

Backed by original music by Steven Reker (People Get Ready), choreographer Jodi Melnick and two other dancers negotiate entangled knots of actions and pauses, revealing the stories held deep within our bodies.

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Theater
Brooklyn Bred 2: Clifford Owens
Thu, Oct 16, 2014
 
Brooklyn Bred 2: Clifford Owens
Thu, Oct 16, 2014
World Premiere
 

Clifford Owens deconstructs the lecture format through a talk on performance art in this edition of Brooklyn Bred, a performance art showcase curated by Franklin Furnace Archive founder and director Martha Wilson.

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Theater
Brooklyn Bred 2: Dynasty Handbag
Fri, Oct 17, 2014
 
Brooklyn Bred 2: Dynasty Handbag
Fri, Oct 17, 2014
World Premiere
 

Dynasty Handbag offers a feminist gloss on Homer’s Odyssey as part of Brooklyn Bred, a performance art showcase curated by Franklin Furnace Archive founder and director Martha Wilson.

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Theater
Brooklyn Bred 2: Pablo Helguera
Sat, Oct 18, 2014
 
Brooklyn Bred 2: Pablo Helguera
Sat, Oct 18, 2014
World Premiere
 

Pablo Helguera corresponds with audience members before his show—and asks them to trust him—as part of Brooklyn Bred, curated by Franklin Furnace Archive founder and director Martha Wilson.

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

In this music-theater work 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