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.
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Aug 27: Friends of BAM
Sep 4: General public
Choreographer Garth Fagan and composer Wynton Marsalis revive their 1991 collaboration.
Emmanuel Demarcy-Mota directs this restaging of Ionesco’s absurdist allegory Rhinoceros.
Choreographer Hofesh Shechter and company bring raw physicality to BAM with Political Mother.
A new restoration of Lubitsch’s The Loves of Pharaoh is presented with live accompaniment.
The company of legendary dance-theater pioneer Pina Bausch returns with her final work.
Director Marianne Weems and The Builders Association return to BAM with HOUSE / DIVIDED.
Brazil's most celebrated contemporary dance company, Grupo Corpo, returns to BAM.
Aurélien Bory’s Sans Objet is an acrobatic dialogue between man and machine.
Renowned circus artist Daniele Finzi Pasca presents this imagistic love letter to Chekhov.
Director Ivo van Hove brings this hyper-modern take on Shakespeare’s powerful trilogy.
Anne Bogart and SITI Company present a modernized adaptation of Euripides’ enduring drama.
The Red Hot series returns to BAM with an all-star tribute to the music of Cuba.
Early-music group Anonymous 4 performs the latest work from composer David Lang.
Vesturport Theatre performs its trademark acrobatics in this reimagining of Goethe's Faust.
Brooklyn-based quartet Sō Percussion explores the idea of home in this collaborative work.
John Cale and a roster of special guests celebrate legendary singer-songwriter Nico.
John Cale and the Wordless Music Orchestra perform Paris 1919, plus selections from his latest album.
Robert Wilson and Philip Glass’ 20th-century masterwork Einstein on the Beach returns to BAM.
At the 30th Next Wave Festival a new building means new possibilities.
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