Programs

2011 Spring Season

Geoffrey Rush in The Diary of a Madman
 
 
Jan 7—Jun 11, 2011
 
 
 
 
 
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Ibsen is greedy, Shakespeare is tortured, and Gogol is mad in the BAM 2011 Spring Season-a wonderland for theater lovers-featuring five US theater premieres, an aquatic opera masterpiece, and globe-spanning dance. Only in Brooklyn, only at BAM.

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PAST EVENTS
Theater
John Gabriel Borkman
 

Alan Rickman and Fiona Shaw join the Abbey Theatre in Henrik Ibsen's John Gabriel Borkman.

Jan 7—Feb 6, 2011
US Premiere
 
 
Theater
The Diary of a Madman
 

Geoffrey Rush comes unglued in The Diary of a Madman, adapted by director Neil Armfield.

Feb 12—Mar 13, 2011
US Premiere
 
 
Opera
The Nightingale and Other Short Fables
 

Robert Lepage returns to BAM with The Nightingale and Other Short Fables by Stravinsky.

Mar 2—Mar 6, 2011
US Premiere
 
 
Theater
The Comedy of Errors
 

Shakespeare troupe Propeller presents The Comedy of Errors, directed by Edward Hall.

Mar 16—Mar 27, 2011
US Premiere
 
 
Theater
Macbeth
 

Olivier Award-winning Cheek by Jowl presents a scintillating take on Shakespeare's Macbeth.

Apr 6—Apr 17, 2011
 
 
Theater
King Lear
 

Sir Derek Jacobi is King Lear in a new production from director Michael Grandage.

Apr 28—Jun 5, 2011
US Premiere
 
 
Dance
DanceAfrica 2011
 

DanceAfrica returns for its 34th year, featuring Cuba's Ballet Folkórico Cutumba and more.

May 28—May 30, 2011
 
 
Music
The Creole Choir of Cuba
 

The Creole Choir of Cuba offers exuberant takes on myriad Caribbean styles.

Sat, Jun 4, 2011
 
 
Dance
La Magia de la Danza
 

Ballet Nacional de Cuba performs choreography by legendary General Director Alicia Alonso.

Jun 9—Jun 12, 2011