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. The season also includes the beloved annual DanceAfrica celebration, BAMcafé Live, artist talks, master classes, visual art exhibitions, literary events, cinema programming, and much more.
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Legendary stage and screen actor Frank Langella takes on King Lear.
Isabella Rossellini interprets nature’s kinky mating rituals in this one-woman show.
Glyndebourne Festival Opera brings Benjamin Britten’s seafaring masterpiece to BAM.
Visionary artist Matthew Barney makes his BAM debut with this world premiere film.
Hattie Morahan plays Ibsen’s beleaguered housewife in this production from the Young Vic.
The Grammy Award-winning string band performs in celebration of Nonesuch’s anniversary.
BAM welcomes 13-time Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter for one night only.
The bold contemporary French dance company presents a US premiere work by Christian Rizzo.
BAM’s annual festival of African dance welcomes Madagascar-based troupe Bakomanga.
BAM and WNYC bring iconic public radio programs to the stage.
The virtuosic, uncompromising company celebrates a decade with a BAM debut.
Robert Wilson directs Willem Dafoe and Mikhail Baryshnikov in a dazzling vaudeville farce.
James Shapiro and Sharon Lehner explore the vast history of King Lear at BAM.
Opera expert Fred Plotkin examines the life and work of Benjamin Britten.
Lyon Opera Ballet director Yorgos Loukos discusses classical and contemporary ballet.
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