2014 Winter/Spring Season

Jan 7—Jun 29, 2014

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.

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

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King Lear

Legendary stage and screen actor Frank Langella takes on King Lear.

Jan 7—Feb 9, 2014
US Premiere
Green Porno

Isabella Rossellini interprets nature’s kinky mating rituals in this one-woman show.

Jan 16—Jan 25, 2014
NY Premiere
Billy Budd

Glyndebourne Festival Opera brings Benjamin Britten’s seafaring masterpiece to BAM.

Feb 7—Feb 13, 2014
US Premiere
River of Fundament

Visionary artist Matthew Barney makes his BAM debut with this world premiere film.

Feb 12—Feb 16, 2014
World Premiere
A Doll's House

Hattie Morahan plays Ibsen’s beleaguered housewife in this production from the Young Vic.

Feb 21—Mar 23, 2014
US premiere
Carolina Chocolate Drops with Twyla Tharp

The Grammy Award-winning string band performs in celebration of Nonesuch’s anniversary.

Thu, Apr 10, 2014
Emmylou Harris Wrecking Ball Tour

BAM welcomes 13-time Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter for one night only.

Sat, Apr 12, 2014
Sold Out
Lyon Opera Ballet

The bold contemporary French dance company presents a US premiere work by Christian Rizzo.

May 7—May 9, 2014
DanceAfrica 2014

BAM’s annual festival of African dance welcomes Madagascar-based troupe Bakomanga.

May 17—May 26, 2014

BAM and WNYC bring iconic public radio programs to the stage.

Jun 4—Jun 8, 2014
Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet

The virtuosic, uncompromising company celebrates a decade with a BAM debut.

Jun 11—Jun 14, 2014
The Old Woman

Robert Wilson directs Willem Dafoe and Mikhail Baryshnikov in a dazzling vaudeville farce.

Jun 22—Jun 29, 2014
US Premiere
King Lear: A Look into the BAM Hamm Archives

James Shapiro and Sharon Lehner explore the vast history of King Lear at BAM.

Thu, Jan 30, 2014
Billy Budd: On Benjamin Britten

Opera expert Fred Plotkin examines the life and work of Benjamin Britten.

Sun, Feb 9, 2014
Talk: Lyon Opera Ballet

Lyon Opera Ballet director Yorgos Loukos discusses classical and contemporary ballet.

Tue, May 6, 2014
King Lear: Behind the Scenes

Get an inside look at how a play gets mounted at BAM.

Sat, Feb 1, 2014