by Cindy Sibilsky - Nov 3, 2018

BWW Review: Folkoperan and Cirkus Cirkör's Astounding Production of Satyagraha Lifts Philip Glass' Opera to New Heights (more...)

VIDEO: Brooklyn Academy Of Music (BAM) Announces 2018 Next Wave FestivalVIDEO: Brooklyn Academy Of Music (BAM) Announces 2018 Next Wave Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2018

Brooklyn Academy Of Music's (BAM),  Next Wave Festival runs from October 3 through December 23 and comprises music, opera, theater, physical theater, dance, filmmusic, and performance art engagements in the BAM Howard Gilman Opera House, BAM Harvey Theater, and BAM Fisher. This year's festival will be the final Next Wave curated by Melillo; he will also program BAM's 2019 WinterSpring season before stepping down at the end of 2018 after 35 years of artistic leadership at BAM. (more...)

Brooklyn Academy Of Music (BAM) Announces 2018 Next Wave FestivalBrooklyn Academy Of Music (BAM) Announces 2018 Next Wave Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2018

Joseph V. Melillo, executive producer of the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), today announced programming for the 2018 Next Wave Festival. The festival runs from October 3 through December 23 and comprises music, opera, theater, physical theater, dance, film/music, and performance art engagements in the BAM Howard Gilman Opera House, BAM Harvey Theater, and BAM Fisher. This year's festival will be the final Next Wave curated by Melillo; he will also program BAM's 2019 Winter/Spring season before stepping down at the end of 2018 after 35 years of artistic leadership at BAM. (more...)

Brooklyn Academy of Music Names David Binder Artistic DirectorBrooklyn Academy of Music Names David Binder Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2018

Brooklyn Academy of Music President Katy Clark today announced the appointment of David Binder as BAM artistic director. He succeeds long-time Executive Producer Joseph V. Melillo, who will step down in December 2018. (more...)

BAM's Joseph V. Melillo to Receive The Bessies' 2018 Presenter AwardBAM's Joseph V. Melillo to Receive The Bessies' 2018 Presenter Award
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2017

The NY Dance and Performance Awards, The Bessies, have announced that Joseph V. Melillo, Executive Producer of the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), is the recipient of the 2018 Bessies Presenter Award for Outstanding Curating. (more...)

BAC Announces Pam Tanowitz as 2017-18 Cage Cunningham FellowBAC Announces Pam Tanowitz as 2017-18 Cage Cunningham Fellow
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC) is pleased to announce the 2017-18 Cage Cunningham Fellow, Pam Tanowitz. The choreographer is the second recipient of BAC's distinguished award established to support artists who embody John Cage and Merce Cunningham's commitment to artistic innovation. (more...)

Theatre for a New Audience Celebrates Capital Campaign CompletionTheatre for a New Audience Celebrates Capital Campaign Completion
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA) has announced that it has successfully completed its capital campaign to stabilize the institution's finances and open a permanent home, surpassing the campaign's $69.1 million goal. (more...)

Brooklyn Academy of Music's Joseph Melillo to Step Down in 2018Brooklyn Academy of Music's Joseph Melillo to Step Down in 2018
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

As part of a series of planned leadership transitions at Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), Joseph V. Melillo today announced that he will step down from his position as executive producer in December 2018-after devoting 34 years to the ascension of BAM as a leading performing arts center. (more...)

BWW Review: Peter Brook Returns To BAM With Minimalist BATTLEFIELDBWW Review: Peter Brook Returns To BAM With Minimalist BATTLEFIELD
by Michael Dale - Oct 6, 2016

It was thirty years ago when British director Peter Brook and BAM Executive Producer Harvey Lichtenstein first peeked inside what was left of the Majestic Theatre on Brooklyn's Fulton Street and deemed the crumbled remains of the elegantly ornate 1904 structure as the perfect venue for their landmark production based on the ancient Sanskrit epic poem, 'The Mahabharata.' (more...)

Baryshnikov Arts Center Announces Inaugural Cage Cunningham FellowBaryshnikov Arts Center Announces Inaugural Cage Cunningham Fellow
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2015

Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC) announces the successful completion of its two-year, $1M Cage Cunningham Campaign to establish the Cage Cunningham Fund for artist fellowships, named for legendary artistic partners John Cage and Merce Cunningham. BAC's Artistic Director Mikhail Baryshnikov announced the inaugural Cage Cunningham Fellow, Alexei Lubimov, at an event on Monday, December 14, held at the Center. The event also served as the official naming of BAC's Studio 6A the John Cage and Merce Cunningham Studio. The Studio is the first physical space honoring Cage and Cunningham's unparalleled contribution to 20th century art and culture. (more...)

BAM to Name New Space After Departing President Karen Brooks HopkinsBAM to Name New Space After Departing President Karen Brooks Hopkins
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2015

Tonight, April 28, the Brooklyn Academy of Music hosted a gala celebration honoring BAM President Karen Brooks Hopkins as she prepares to retire in June after more than 36 years of extraordinary service. And, according to The New York Times, BAM announced this evening that it will be naming its new space, located in an apartment building 'on the South Site of the Brooklyn Cultural District bordered by Lafayette Avenue, Flatbush Avenue and Ashland Place' after her. (more...)

Rufus Wainwright, Charles Mee and More Celebrate BAM President Karen Brooks Hopkins TonightRufus Wainwright, Charles Mee and More Celebrate BAM President Karen Brooks Hopkins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2015

Tonight, April 28, the Brooklyn Academy of Music will host a gala celebration honoring BAM President Karen Brooks Hopkins as she prepares to retire in June after more than 36 years of extraordinary service. For this special evening, BAM Executive Producer Joseph V. Melillo has assembled a host of BAM artists for a one-night-only program of performances, video tributes, and testimonials from some very special guests. (more...)

Rufus Wainwright, Charles Mee and More to Celebrate BAM President Karen Brooks Hopkins, 4/28Rufus Wainwright, Charles Mee and More to Celebrate BAM President Karen Brooks Hopkins, 4/28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2015

On Tuesday, April 28, the Brooklyn Academy of Music will host a gala celebration honoring BAM President Karen Brooks Hopkins as she prepares to retire in June after more than 36 years of extraordinary service. For this special evening, BAM Executive Producer Joseph V. Melillo has assembled a host of BAM artists for a one-night-only program of performances, video tributes, and testimonials from some very special guests. (more...)

BAC Announces $100,000 DiMenna Matching Gift for Cage Cunningham CampaignBAC Announces $100,000 DiMenna Matching Gift for Cage Cunningham Campaign
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2014

Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC) has announced a $100,000 matching gift from philanthropist Diana DiMenna and hedge-fund manager Joe DiMenna, in support of BAC's campaign to establish the Cage Cunningham Fund for artist fellowships, named after legendary artistic partners John Cage and Merce Cunningham. (more...)

BAC Announces Cage Cunningham Campaign to Support Artist FellowshipsBAC Announces Cage Cunningham Campaign to Support Artist Fellowships
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2014

Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC) announces the launch of a two-year, $1 million campaign to establish the Cage Cunningham Fund for artist fellowships, named after legendary artistic partners John Cage and Merce Cunningham. (more...)

Jean-Guy Lecat to Kick Off TFANA's CREATING A THEATRE FOR A NEW AUDIENCE Series, 1/5Jean-Guy Lecat to Kick Off TFANA's CREATING A THEATRE FOR A NEW AUDIENCE Series, 1/5
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2013

Jean-Guy Lecat-scenic designer and architectural consultant for Peter Brook's Theatre des Bouffes du Nord in Paris, BAM Harvey Theater, and consultant to Jeffrey Horowitz -will be interviewed by Randy Gener, award-winning editor, writer, critic, and artist. (more...)

Harvey Lichtenstein Set for CHANGING BROOKLYN: THE IMPACT OF BAM Talk at the Segal Theatre, TodayHarvey Lichtenstein Set for CHANGING BROOKLYN: THE IMPACT OF BAM Talk at the Segal Theatre, Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2013

Next Today, November 4 at 6:30pm: Changing Brooklyn: The Impact of BAM, An Evening with Harvey Lichtenstein. (more...)

Harvey Lichtenstein Set for CHANGING BROOKLYN: THE IMPACT OF BAM Talk at the Segal Theatre, 11/4Harvey Lichtenstein Set for CHANGING BROOKLYN: THE IMPACT OF BAM Talk at the Segal Theatre, 11/4
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2013

Next Monday, November 4 at 6:30pm: Changing Brooklyn: The Impact of BAM, An Evening with Harvey Lichtenstein. (more...)

Celebrating Maria Irene Fornes with Morgan Jenness Set for Segal Center TodayCelebrating Maria Irene Fornes with Morgan Jenness Set for Segal Center Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2013

Tonight, October 28 at 6:30pm: Celebrating Maria Irene Fornes with Morgan Jenness. Please join them for an evening of excerpted readings of work by legendary Cuban-American, avant-garde playwright and director Maria Irene Fornes. (more...)

Celebrating Maria Irene Fornes with Morgan Jenness Set for the Segal Center, 10/28Celebrating Maria Irene Fornes with Morgan Jenness Set for the Segal Center, 10/28
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2013

Next Monday, October 28 at 6:30pm: Celebrating Maria Irene Fornes with Morgan Jenness. Please join us for an evening of excerpted readings of work by legendary Cuban-American, avant-garde playwright and director Maria Irene Fornes. (more...)

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