This fall, the Next Wave Festival returns for its 29th season, presenting an array of contemporary performance, artist talks, storytelling, visual art, and film that showcases work by emerging artists and innovative modern masters.
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Kronos Quartet returns with a musical meditation on the anniversary of 9/11.
Choreographer Thierry Smits celebrates the male physique and movement at its purest.
Robert Wilson directs the Berliner Ensemble in a bold new production of this seminal work.
Director Sulayman Al Bassam presents a tale of censorship and insurrection.
Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan continues its choreographic exploration of calligraphy.
DBR returns with a new production fueled by his mash-up of hip-hop and classical music.
Beijing Dance Theater explores the tension between tradition and modernity in China.
Ingmar Bergman's Cries and Whispers is adapted for the stage by director Ivo van Hove.
Forsythe returns to BAM with I don't believe in outer space, an exploration of absence.
Phanton Limb and the Kronos Quartet recreate the story of explorer Ernest Shackleton.
Darcy James Argue weaves a musical tale of dystopian Brooklyn with artist Daniel Zezelj.
John Jasperse gives shape to the intangible in a work scored by violinist Hahn Rowe.
John Malkovich is a serial killer with and orchestra singers to help him tell his story.
Big Dance Theater presents a subversive adaptation of Euripedes' tragedy Alkestis.
Camané, Deolinda, and Amália Hoje pay tribute to Portugal's urban folk music fado.
Two-time Oscar nominee John Hurt plays the titular Krapp.
The Merce Cunningham Dance Company gives its penultimate performance.