“Humans,” performed by Circa from Australia at the 2018 Next Wave Festival. (Pedro Greig)

BAM Next Wave Festival

(Oct. 3-Dec. 23, 2018)

The annual cutting-edge fest boasts international opera, theater, dance and music engagements at the Brooklyn-based urban arts center. Most performances are either world, US or New York premieres.

Opera Highlights:

Oct. 31, Nov.. 1, 3-4, at BAM Harvey Theater: “Satyagraha,” an opera in three acts by Philip Glass

Dec. 5, 6, 8 & 9, at BAM Howard Gilman Opera House: “Greek,” Mark-Anthony Turnage’s 1988 two-act opera in Scottish Opera/Opera Ventures’ new production 

Theater Highlights

Oct. 3-7, 2018, at BAM Harvey Theater: Euripides’ “The Bacchae,” created and performed by SITI Company

Oct. 16-21, 2018, at BAM Harvey Theater: Shakespeare’s “Measure for Measure,” presented by Cheek by Jowl and Pushkin Theatre

Oct. 17-20, 2018, at BAM Fisher (Fishman Space): “Jack &,” by Kaneza Schaal in collaboration with Cornell Alston and Christopher Myers

Nov. 7-10, 2018, at BAM Harvey Theater: “Falling Out” multidisciplinary theatrical work from New York-based Phantom Limb Company

Nov. 28-Dec. 1, 2018, at BAM Fisher (Fishman Space): “The Good Swimmer,” a pop requiem by composer Heidi Rodewald

Nov. 28-Dec. 1, 2018, at the BAM Harvey Theater: “The White Album,” by Joan Didion, created by Lars Jan/Early Morning Opera

Dec. 12-15, 2018, at BAM Fisher (Fishman Space): “NERVOUS/SYSTEM,” a live theater performance by Andrew Schneider

Dec. 12-15, 2018, at the BAM BAM Harvey Theater: “Strange Window: The Turn of the Screw,” a new interpretation of Henry James’ 1898 novella

Physical Theater Highlight

Oct. 3-7, 2018, at the BAM Howard Gilman Opera House: “Humans,” by the Australian circus troupe Circa

Performance Art Highlight:

Nov. 15-17, 2018, at BAM Fisher (Fishman Space): “Interpassivities,” conceived, directed and choreographed by Jesper Just

Dance Highlights:

Oct. 10-13, 2018, at BAM Fisher (Fishman Space): Trisha Brown Dance Company 

Oct. 24-27, 2018, at BAM Harvey Theater: Seán Curran Company and Third Coast Percussion

Oct. 24-27, 2018, at at BAM Fisher (Fishman Space): “Watermill,” by Jerome Robbins, reimagined by Luca Veggetti

Oct. 31-Nov. 3, 2018, at BAM Fisher (Fishman Space): “I hunger for you,” choreographed and directed by Kimberly Bartosik

Nov. 2-5, 2018, at the BAM Howard Gilman Opera House: “Kreatur,” Sasha Waltz & guests

Dec. 5-8, 2018, at BAM Fisher (Fishman Space): Dorrance Dance

Dec. 5-8, 2018, at BAM Harvey Theater: “Halfway to Dawn,” choreographed by David Roussève

Dec. 14-16, 20-23, at BAM Howard Gilman Opera House: “The Hard Nut,” performed by Mark Morris Dance Group

Address

BAM Howard Gilman Opera House
Brooklyn, NY 11217
United States

Phone

(718) 636 - 4100

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Fishman Space, BAM Fisher
Brooklyn, NY 11217
United States

Phone

(718) 636 - 4100

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BAM Harvey Theater
Brooklyn, NY 11217
United States

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(718) 636 - 4100

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