Programs

2012 Winter/Spring Season

 
 
Dec 14, 2011—Jun 3, 2012
 
 
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Winter/Spring Season

A showcase of artists and companies who define excellence in international theater, dance, music, and opera today.

Read more about the history of BAM's Winter/Spring Season.


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Music
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Music
Crossing Brooklyn Ferry
Bryce and Aaron Dessner of Brooklyn’s own The National take over BAM’s spaces for Crossing Brooklyn Ferry. Each of the three nights features a different roster of innovative bands and artists from a cross section of genres—plus screenings of commissioned short films and accompanying scores.


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PAST EVENTS
Theater
The Caretaker
 
Jonathan Pryce leads the first major revival of Pinter's work since his death.
May 3—Jun 17, 2012
 
 
Theater
Wear it like a crown
 

Swedish nouveau cirque troupe Cirkus Cirkör return to BAM.

Jun 1—Jun 3, 2012
 
 
Theater
'Tis Pity She's a Whore
 

Cheek by Jowl returns to BAM with John Ford's controversial play about forbidden love.

Mar 20—Mar 31, 2012
 
 
Theater
Being Shakespeare
 

Simon Callow assumes center stage in Shakespeare biographer Jonathan Bate's one-man play.

Apr 4—Apr 14, 2012
 
 
Theater
Richard III
 

Kevin Spacey is Richard III in the final production of The Bridge Project.

Jan 10—Mar 4, 2012
 
 
Theater
Three Sisters
 

Maly Drama Theatre and Lev Dodin present Three Sisters, Chekhov's great tragicomedy.

Apr 18—Apr 28, 2012
 
 
Dance
DanceAfrica Memorial Day Weekend
 

DanceAfrica celebrates its 35th anniversary with a week of dance, film, music, and more.

May 25—May 28, 2012
 
 
Dance
Mark Morris Dance Group
 

Performed works include Four Saints in Three Acts and the new work A Choral Fantasy.

Mar 1—Mar 3, 2012
 
 
Dance
The Nutcracker
 

The enchanting inhabitants of E.T.A. Hoffmann's whimsical world return to BAM.

Dec 14—Dec 31, 2011
 
 
Dance
Hora
 

Batsheva Dance Company returns to BAM with the ravishing Hora.

Mar 7—Mar 10, 2012
 
 
Music
Shuffle Culture
 

Questlove and a stellar lineup of artists perform a free-flowing playlist.

Apr 19—Apr 20, 2012
 
 
Music
Louis Armstrong Tribute
 

Dr. John leads an all-star celebration of New Orleans' greatest musical son.

Mar 29—Mar 31, 2012
 
 
Music
Jeff Mangum
 

Jeff Mangum comes to BAM for a solo show in the Howard Gilman Opera House.

Jan 19—Jan 21, 2012
 
 
Music
Funky But It's Nu Awlins
 

A funk-filled program of letting loose as only the Mardi Gras faithful know how.

Apr 12—Apr 14, 2012
 
 
Music
Locked Down
 

Dr. John is joined by Dan Auerbach to premiere tracks from their widely anticipated album.

Apr 5—Apr 7, 2012
 
 
Opera
La traviata
 

New York City Opera comes to BAM with a new production of Giuseppe Verdi's potent tragedy.

Feb 9—Feb 18, 2012
 
 
Opera
Prima Donna
 

New York City Opera presents Rufus Wainwright's operatic meditation on fame and failure.

Feb 17—Feb 25, 2012
US Premiere
 
 
Talks
Artist Talk/Get Gaga
 

Explore the movement language developed by Ohad Naharin. No experience necessary.

Sat, Mar 10, 2012
 
 
Talks
Artist Talk/'Tis Pity
 

Cheek by Jowl's Declan Donnellan talks about his production with James Shapiro.

Sun, Mar 18, 2012
 
 
Talks
Artist Talk/Jonathan Bate
 

Shakespeare biographer Jonathan Bate discusses adapting the Bard's life as a one-man play.

Sat, Apr 14, 2012
 
 
Talks
Artist Talk/Naturalism and Rus
 

Lev Dodin and Dina Dodina share their insights on Chekhov's Three Sisters.

Sat, Apr 21, 2012
 
 
Talks
Artist Talk/Steve Reich
 

Reich explores his past works at BAM, and where he is now.

Tue, Mar 6, 2012
 
 
Talks
Artist Talk/Meredith Monk
 

Meredith Monk revisits and discusses the breadth of her career to date.

Wed, Feb 15, 2012
 
 
Talks
Artist Talk/Bill T. Jones
 

Bill T. Jones examines his artistic vision as showcased at BAM since 1983.

Mon, Apr 23, 2012
 
 
Talks
Artist Talk/Chuck Davis
 

Chuck Davis surveys his work with dance companies from Africa and its diaspora.

Sun, May 27, 2012