Programs

2014 Winter/Spring Season

 
 
Jan 7—Jun 29, 2014
 
 
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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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Dance
Lyon Opera Ballet
May 7—May 9, 2014
 
Lyon Opera Ballet
May 7—May 9, 2014
 

The bold contemporary French dance company comes to BAM to present a highly conceptual evening-length selection by the daring French choreographer Christian Rizzo.

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Programs
DanceAfrica 2014
May 18—May 26, 2014
 
DanceAfrica 2014
May 18—May 26, 2014
 

DanceAfrica—the nation’s largest festival dedicated to African dance—returns for its 37th year, welcoming Madagascar-based music and dance troupe Bakomanga.

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Programs
RadioLoveFest
Jun 4—Jun 8, 2014
 
RadioLoveFest
Jun 4—Jun 8, 2014
 

WNYC takes up residence in BAM venues to reimagine some of public radio’s most treasured programs as live, theatrical engagements.

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Dance
Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet
Jun 11—Jun 14, 2014
 
Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet
Jun 11—Jun 14, 2014
 

The virtuosic, uncompromising dance company celebrates a decade with a BAM debut, performing commissioned works by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Crystal Pite, Hofesh Shechter, and more. 

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Theater
The Old Woman
Jun 22—Jun 29, 2014
 
The Old Woman
Jun 22—Jun 29, 2014
US Premiere
 

Willem Dafoe and Mikhail Baryshnikov are two sides of the same corkscrewed mind in this surreal marriage of absurdism and vaudeville from director Robert Wilson. 

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Talks
Talks
Artist Talk: Lyon Opera Ballet
Tue, May 6, 2014
 
Artist Talk: Lyon Opera Ballet
Tue, May 6, 2014
 

Lyon Opera Ballet director Yorgos Loukos discusses classical and contemporary ballet and reflects on his career with the company.

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PAST EVENTS
Theater
King Lear
 

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

Jan 7—Feb 9, 2014
US Premiere
 
 
Theater
Green Porno
 

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

Jan 16—Jan 25, 2014
NY Premiere
 
 
Opera
Billy Budd
 

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

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

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

Feb 12—Feb 16, 2014
World Premiere
 
 
Theater
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
 
 
Music
Carolina Chocolate Drops with Twyla Tharp
 

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

Thu, Apr 10, 2014
 
 
Music
Emmylou Harris Wrecking Ball Tour
 

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

Sat, Apr 12, 2014
 
 
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Talks
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
 
 
Talks
Billy Budd: On Benjamin Britten
 

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

Sun, Feb 9, 2014
 
 
Classes
King Lear: Behind the Scenes
 

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

Sat, Feb 1, 2014