BAM - Next Wave Festival

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Country and Region United StatesNew York
Type of Festival Dance, Drama, Music
Location of Festival Brooklyn, New York USA
Festival Contact Information

BAM - Next Wave Festival
30 Lafayette Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217 USA
Phone: (01) 718-636-4100

Festival Description

BAM - Next Wave Festival presents groundbreaking international theater productions. The Festival comprises sixteen dance, music, theater, and multimedia engagements, supplemented by BAMcinématek series, BAMcafé Live weekend music performances, humanities programming, visual art events, cultural partnerships, and a new literary and film initiative. The Next Wave Festival innovative programming is loaded with “adventurous art for adventurous audiences”.

Festival Dates September 5, 2012 - January 19, 2013
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Podcast interviews:
  • A Murderous Malkovich in Lineup for BAM’s 2011 Next Wave Festival, by Dave Itzfoff (New York Times, May 24, 2011)


Practical Info:

Slideshow credits:
  • In order of appearance
    • James Thierree Raoul, photo by Richard Haughton
    • Photo by Marja Seppala
    • Photo by Hans Joerg Michel
    • Photo by LIN Ching-yuan
    • David Thomson, Gesel Mason and Omagbitse Omagbemi of the Ralph Lemon Dance Company perform “How Can You Stay In The House All Day And Not Go Anywhere?” at the BAM Harvey Theater on October 12, 2010, part of the Brooklyn Academy of Music Next Wave Festival. The dancers: Djedje Djedje Gervais, Darrell Jones, Ralph Lemon, Gesel Mason, Okwui Okpokwasili, Omagbitse Omagbemi, David Thomson. Photo by Stephanie Berger.
    • Julia Stiles in a scene from the Ridge Theater’s production of “Persephone” at the BAM Harvey Theater on October 26, 2010. Photo by Stephanie Berger.
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  • By Phone
    BAM Ticket Services
    Phone: (01) 718-636-4100
    Mon—Fri, 10am—6pm
    Sat, 12noon—6pm
  • In Person
    BAM Box Office
    30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, Mon—Sat from 12pm—6pm; Please note, on performance days, the box office is open through curtain time, however, advance sales stop one hour prior to curtain. The box office is closed on major holidays.
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Handicapped access:

BAM performances are accessible to those who use wheelchairs. For information and to arrange accommodations, please call (01) 718-636-4159

House Policies:
  • All sales are final. Tickets are non-refundable. Programs, dates, times, and venues are subject to change without notice.
  • Late seating is solely at the discretion of BAM management. Out of respect for the artists and audiences, latecomers will only be admitted to the theater if there is a suitable break in the performance. Ticketed seat locations are not guaranteed past curtain time.
  • Children under five are not admitted unless explicitly noted.


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