BAM’s Winter/Spring Season showcases artists and companies that define excellence in international theater, dance, music, and opera today—and embody BAM’s mission to be the home for adventurous artists, audiences, and ideas. Programs include many US and world premiere performances. The Winter/Spring Season also includes the beloved annual DanceAfrica celebration, BAMcafé Live, artist talks, visual art exhibitions, literary events, cinema programming, and much more.
Read more about past Winter/Spring seasons.
Rufus Wainwright and Martha Wainwright celebrate the rich career of their late mother.
BAM screens this hybrid documentary and concert film in tribute to Kate McGarrigle.
The renowned Peter Brook directs this tale of simmering resentment and tragedy.
The aftermath of tragedy is the centerpiece of this double bill from director Moisés Kaufman.
The Royal Shakespeare Company presents a new twist on Shakespeare’s political thriller.
Andrei Belgrader and John Turturro reunite for Ibsen’s play about mortality and ambition.
Choreographer Trisha Brown returns to BAM with a program featuring two New York premieres.
The Royal Ballet of Cambodia brings this breathtaking work to BAM.
The nation’s largest African dance festival welcomes Umkhathi Theatre Works from Zimbabwe.
BAM brings together rappers and traditional musicians from North Africa and the Middle East.
Sufjan Stevens, Bryce Dessner, and Nico Muhly present songs inspired by our solar system.
Thomas Adès’ 1995 chamber opera explores the intersection of gender, politics, and power.
New York City Opera presents Benjamin Britten’s 1954 opera based on a story by Henry James.
Conductor William Christie returns to BAM with this rarely staged French Baroque gem.
Vocal ensemble Le Jardin des Voix presents a concert of music by Jean-Philippe Rameau.
BAM showcases the world of spoken word in a dynamic, multicultural program.