Programs

30th Next Wave Festival

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Sep 5, 2012—Jan 19, 2013
 
 
 
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Mon Aug 06
Friends of BAM: (Einstein on the Beach and BAM Fisher shows only)
 
Thu Aug 09
American Express cardholders (Einstein on the Beach only)
 
Mon Aug 13
General public (Einstein on the Beach and BAM Fisher shows only)
 
Mon Aug 27
Friends of BAM (all other productions)
 
Tue Sep 04
General public (all other productions)
 
 
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This fall, the Next Wave Festival returns for its 30th season, presenting an array of contemporary performance, artist talks, storytelling, visual art, and film that showcases work by emerging artists and innovative modern masters.

Read more about the history of the Next Wave Festival.


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PAST EVENTS
Dance
Lighthouse / Lightning Rod and Griot New York (excerpts)
 

Choreographer Garth Fagan and composer Wynton Marsalis revive their 1991 collaboration.

Sep 27—Sep 30, 2012
World Premiere
 
 
Theater
Rhinoceros
 

Emmanuel Demarcy-Mota directs this restaging of Ionesco’s absurdist allegory Rhinoceros.

Oct 4—Oct 6, 2012
 
 
Dance
Political Mother
 

Choreographer Hofesh Shechter and company bring raw physicality to BAM with Political Mother.

Oct 11—Oct 13, 2012
 
 
Film
The Loves of Pharaoh
 

A new restoration of Lubitsch’s The Loves of Pharaoh is presented with live accompaniment.

Oct 18—Oct 20, 2012
 
 
Dance
“… como el musguito en la piedra, ay si, si, si …”
 

The company of legendary dance-theater pioneer Pina Bausch returns with her final work.

Oct 18—Oct 27, 2012
US Premiere
 
 
Sold Out
 
Theater
HOUSE / DIVIDED
 

Director Marianne Weems and The Builders Association return to BAM with HOUSE / DIVIDED.

Oct 24—Oct 27, 2012
 
 
Dance
Ímã & Sem Mim
 

Brazil's most celebrated contemporary dance company, Grupo Corpo, returns to BAM.

Nov 1—Nov 3, 2012
 
 
Dance
Sans Objet
 

Aurélien Bory’s Sans Objet is an acrobatic dialogue between man and machine.

Nov 9—Nov 10, 2012
US Premiere
 
 
Theater
Donka: A Letter to Chekhov
 

Renowned circus artist Daniele Finzi Pasca presents this imagistic love letter to Chekhov.

Nov 14—Nov 18, 2012
 
 
Theater
Roman Tragedies
 

Director Ivo van Hove brings this hyper-modern take on Shakespeare’s powerful trilogy.

Nov 16—Nov 18, 2012
US Premiere
 
 
Theater
Trojan Women (After Euripides)
 

Anne Bogart and SITI Company present a modernized adaptation of Euripides’ enduring drama.

Nov 28—Dec 2, 2012
 
 
Music
Red Hot + Cuba
 

The Red Hot series returns to BAM with an all-star tribute to the music of Cuba.

Nov 30—Dec 1, 2012
 
 
Music
love fail
 

Early-music group Anonymous 4 performs the latest work from composer David Lang.

Dec 6—Dec 8, 2012
 
 
Theater
Faust: A Love Story
 

Vesturport Theatre performs its trademark acrobatics in this reimagining of Goethe's Faust.

Dec 12—Dec 16, 2012
US Premiere
 
 
Music
Where (we) Live
 

Brooklyn-based quartet Sō Percussion explores the idea of home in this collaborative work.

Dec 19—Dec 22, 2012
 
 
Music
Life Along the Borderline: A Tribute to Nico
 

John Cale and a roster of special guests celebrate legendary singer-songwriter Nico.

Wed, Jan 16, 2013
 
 
Sold Out
 
Music
Paris 1919
 

John Cale and the Wordless Music Orchestra perform Paris 1919, plus selections from his latest album.

Jan 18—Jan 19, 2013
 
 
Opera
Einstein on the Beach
 

Robert Wilson and Philip Glass’ 20th-century masterwork Einstein on the Beach returns to BAM.

Sep 14—Sep 23, 2012
 
 
MUSIC / THEATER / DANCE / FILM
BAM Fisher Next Wave
 

At the 30th Next Wave Festival a new building means new possibilities.

Sep 5—Dec 23, 2012
 
 
Talks
Talks & Literary Events
 

Engage with adventurous artists, audiences, and ideas.

Sep 12—Dec 13, 2012