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Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) announces 2014 Next Wave Festival

Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) announces 2014 Next Wave Festival

Company:

Brooklyn Academy of Music

Location:

BAM: Fisher Fishman Space (321 Ashland Place, Brooklyn)

Dates:

Saturday, May 31, 2014 - 8:00pm
Monday, June 30, 2014 - 8:00pm

Tickets:

http://www.bam.org/backstage/programs/next-wave-festival.aspx

Company:
Brooklyn Academy of Music

Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) announces 2014 Next Wave Festival—September 9 through December 20—featuring 30 theater, music, dance, and film productions plus 13 concert engagements honoring Nonesuch Records

BAM 2014 Next Wave Festival sponsored by Time Warner Inc.
 

Theater
Embers by Samuel Beckett, Pan Pan Theatre, Gavin Quinn - page 3
riverrun by TheEmergencyRoom, Galway International Arts Festival, Olwen Fouéré - page 4
ABACUS by Early Morning Opera, Lars Jan - page 5
Alan Smithee Directed This Play by Big Dance Theater, Annie-B Parson, Paul Lazar - page 6
Not I, Footfalls, Rockaby by Samuel Beckett, The Royal Court Theatre and Mighty Mouth, Walter Asmus - page 10  
Brooklyn Bred 2 by Martha Wilson, Clifford Owens, Dynasty Handbag, Pablo Helguera - page 13
Angels in America by Tony Kushner, Toneelgroep Amsterdam, Ivo Van Hove....page 16
Salt of the Earth by PuppetCinema, Zvi Sahar - page 18
Six Characters in Search of an Author by Luigi Pirandello; Théâtre de la Ville, Paris; Emmanuel Demarcy Mota - page 19
The Object Lesson by Geoff Sobelle, David Neumann - page 20
Basetrack by En Garde Arts, Edward Bilous - page 22
Birds With Skymirrors by Lemi Ponifasio, MAU - page 26
Howie the Rookie by Landmark Productions, Mark O’Rowe, presented in association with Irish Arts Center - page 23

Music-Theater
Shakespeare’s Sonnets…..........Berliner Ensemble, Robert Wilson, Rufus Wainwright......page 8
The Source…………….........…........Ted Hearne, Mark Doten, Daniel Fish……………...page 15
Wayfinders…………………...............Holcombe Waller………………………………...page 26
The Ambassador…........................Gabriel Kahane, John Tiffany…………………….page 33

Dance
QUANTUM…………...............………Gilles Jobin, Julius von Bismarck………………..page 7
Moment Marigold…………...............Jodi Melnick………………………………………..page 11
Wild Grass…………………...............Beijing Dance Theater, Wang Yuanyuan……...page 12
L.A. Dance Project………...........Benjamin Millepied, Justin Peck, William Forsythe……page 14
Kontakthof…………………............Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch…………..…..page 17
Sadeh21……......Batsheva Dance Company, Ohad Naharin………..….page 23 Oxbow…….….Ivy Baldwin Dance…...…………….page 25
The Wanderer………..........…Jessica Lang Dance………………...………………….….page 31

Music-Film
Exposed: Songs for Unseen Warhol Films…The Andy Warhol Museum, Dean Wareham...page 21

Music
Black Mountain Songs…........….Brooklyn Youth Chorus, Bryce Dessner…………….….page 27
On Behalf of Nature………..........Meredith Monk & Vocal Ensemble……………………...page 30
The Etudes……...........................Philip Glass……………………………………………….page 32
VIJAY IYER: Music of Transformation…....Vijay Iyer, Prashant Bhargava, International
                                                            Contemporary Ensemble, Steven Schick...page 34
                       

Nonesuch Records at BAM (previously announced):

Sep 9—11: The Philip Glass Ensemble & Steve Reich and Musicians
Sep 9: Brad Mehldau  
Sep 10: Brad Mehldau & Chris Thile
Sep 11: Dawn Upshaw and Gilbert Kalish 
Sep 12 & 13: Alarm Will Sound
Sep 12 & 13: Youssou N’Dour
Sep 18: Rhiannon Giddens 
Sep 19: Devendra Banhart, Stephin Merritt, and Iron and Wine 
Sep 20: Kronos Quartet, Natalie Merchant, Rhiannon Giddens, Sam Amidon, and Olivia Chaney 
Sep 23—27: Landfall, Laurie Anderson, Kronos Quartet 
Sep 24: Rokia Traoré, Toumani Diabaté, and Sidiki Diabaté  
Sep 25 & 26: Caetano Veloso 
Sep 27 & 28: Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters

The 2014 Next Wave Festival is dedicated to the late Hamish Maxwell—a corporate visionary at Philip Morris, a dedicated BAM trustee, a valued advisor, and a generous BAM supporter together with his wife Georgene.

May 28, 2014/Brooklyn, NY—Joseph V. Melillo, executive producer of the Brooklyn Academy of Music, today announced programming for the 2014 Next Wave Festival. The festival runs from September 9 through December 20 and comprises theater, music, dance, film, humanities, and visual art events in the institution’s three venues: the BAM Howard Gilman Opera House, the BAM Harvey Theater, and the BAM Fisher.

For press information contact Sandy Sawotka at ssawotka@BAM.org or 718.636.4190

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