BAM has announced their new season, which they've titled "Yours Theirs Ours" and features "16 engagements by dynamic artists across the artistic spectrum" that runs March 23—June 30. Highlights include:

  • Holly Herndon's PROTO live show on March 27 at BAM Howard Gilman Opera House.
  • Rapper, musician and actor Riz Ahmed will perform two nights on April 3 & 4 at a secret location.
  • Long Play: The centerpiece to Bang on a Can's festival "Long Play" at BAM features performances of Steve Reich’s "2x5" and "Electric Counterpoint" (featuring 14 electric guitars from Brooklyn-based Dither Big Band), as well as a 50th anniversary celebration of Art Ensemble of Chicago (May 2 at Howard Gilman Opera House & a free show on May 3 at BAM Lepercq Space).
  • The New York premiere of Split Tooth, performed by Canadian throat-singer Tanya Tagaq and based on her novel of the same name (June 3, 5 & 6 at Harvey Theater).
  • Breaking the Waves: Missy Mazzoli's opera adaptation of Lars Von Trier's heart wrenching 1996 film (June 26 & 30 at BAM Howard Gilman Opera House).
  • Everybooty: BAM’s signature Pride event, is "a celebration of Brooklyn and its queer nightlife" that will feature "mostly local artists" and embrace an "aesthetic that is a bit edgy, a bit DIY, lots of fun, and all-inclusive" (Jun 27 at BAM Fisher).

Subscriptions and single tickets for the "Yours Theirs Ours" season are on sale on February 11. BAM members may purchase subscriptions on January 28, and single tickets on February 4. For BAM patrons, subscription and single tickets are on sale January 28. Head to BAM for more info and the lineup is below.

BAM: Yours Theirs Ours programs

March

BLKNWS…………………………………………
Kahlil Joseph

Lungs…………………………………………….
Old Vic, London; Duncan Macmillan, Matthew Warchus

PROTO…………………………………………...
Holly Herndon

April

Tiona Nekkia McClodden

Riz Ahmed

Meeting in the Ladies’ Room: Black Femme Energy from the 80s, 90s, and Today…………………………
Wesley Morris & Jenna Wortham

Set and Reset/Reset & Face In………………
Candoco, Trisha Brown Dance Company, Yasmeen Godder

Open for Everything…………………………..
DorkyPark, Constanza Macras

100% Brooklyn…………………………………
Rimini Protokoll

POWER…………………………………….........
Reggie Wilson/Fist & Heel Performance Group

May

Long Play………………………………….........
Bang on a Can, Art Ensemble of Chicago, Steve Reich, Dither Big Band

Baby Reindeer………………………………….
Richard Gadd, Jon Brittain

DanceAfrica 2020………………………………
Abdel R. Salaam

June

Split Tooth………………………………………
Tanya Tagag, Kaneza Schaal

Breaking the Waves…………………………...
Opera Ventures/Scottish Opera, Missy Mazzoli