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Next Wave Festival

A Brooklyn Tribute To Amiri Baraka At BAMcafe

Julia Wolfe Premieres 'Steel Hammer' Version of John Henry Legend at Next Wave Festival >>

Julia Wolfe is premiering her 2009 folklore drama 'Steel Hammer' at BAM from December 2-6. The work centers around John Henry and is part of 2015's Next Wave Festival.

L.A. Dance Project

L.A. Dance Project To Perform Music by Bryce Dessner, David Lang and Gavin Bryars at the Brooklyn Academy of Music for Next Wave Festival >>

The L.A. Dance Project will perform to music by Bryce Dessner, David Lang and Gavin Bryars next week at the Brooklyn Academy of Music as part of the 2014 Next Wave Festival. Choreography by Benjamin Millepied, Justin Peck, and William Forsythe, the evening will feature a performance of three prominent stage pieces: Reflections from 2013 with a visual concept by Barbara Kruger, Murder Ballades from 2013 with a visual concept by Sterling Ruby and 1993’s Quintett.

Pan Pan Theatre's 'Embers'

Experimental Stage Adaptation of Samuel Beckett's 'Embers' in U.S. Premiere at BAM >>

An acclaimed stage production of one of Beckett's early radio plays gets its U.S. premiere as part of BAM's Next Wave Festival.

Tony Kushner

BAM's 2014 Next Wave Festival Presents Kushner, Beckett, Pirandello, Warhol, Glass and Much More >>

Thirty theater, dance, music, film and multimedia productions and a celebration of Nonesuch Records' 50 years of music make up this year's Next Wave Festival at BAM in Brooklyn.

Minimalist Masterworks: Steve Reich and Philip Glass Take the Stage at BAM's 2014 Next Wave Festival, Robert Plan and Iron and Wine to Also Perform

Minimal Awkwardness: Philip Glass Versus Steve Reich at Brooklyn Academy of Music's Next Wave Festival 2014 >>

The glass will be shattered regarding who's the better minimalist--Steve Reich vs. Phil Glass--in Brooklyn, New York during a three-day performance at BAM's upcoming Next Wave Festival 2014. Alcohol will be served, too.

Why You Should've Seen Henrik Ibsen's 'An Enemy of the People' at BAM's Next Wave Fest >>

The ghost of Henrik Ibsen's head flaps its giant sideburn wings as it glides through the exposed stone walls of the BAM Harvey Theater, where it settles on a rail in the house gallery. Stoically observing the latest production of his "iconoclast-erpiece," An Enemy of the People, his hawk-like eyes reveal nothing behind their wired frames.

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