James McAvoy gives a ravishing performance, without benefit of prosthetics or props, in a new adaptation alive with the love of language.
The actor will be making his New York stage debut with Jamie Lloyd’s Olivier Award-winning production, coming in April to the Brooklyn Academy of Music.
In his evening-length work coming to BAM, Abraham wanted to focus on celebration and joy in Black culture, “the way we love and love on each other.”
In a new memoir, the former president of the Brooklyn Academy of Music reflects on some of the organization’s most memorable stagings and artists.
The choreographer continues his research into African American worship and the Black Shakers in “Power” at the Brooklyn Academy of Music.
In Big Dance Theater’s new work, premiering at BAM Fisher, Annie-B Parson melds her sensibility with that of the Conceptual artist Guy de Cointet.
Tiago Rodrigues, the newly appointed director of the Avignon Festival, will make his BAM debut, in English, with a work he has also performed in French, Greek, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish.
From an enormous roundup of Black American portraits to a two-city retrospective of Jasper Johns, the new art season is buzzing again — and as busy as it ever was.
Seemingly sweet yet insistently ominous, this opera installation turns a sandy beach into a spectacle of a changing climate.
“Sun & Sea,” an operatic installation that won the top prize at the Venice Biennale, is being staged at the Brooklyn Academy of Music.
Our critics and writers have selected noteworthy cultural events to experience virtually and in person in New York City.
The festival features a film that shows the light and empowerment of vodou, a tradition of danced communication and communion with ancestors and spirits.
Starting on Friday, theaters, comedy clubs and other arts venues can open at 33-percent capacity. The formula doesn’t work for everyone.
The return of Shakespeare to Central Park is among the most visible signs that theaters, orchestras and opera companies aim to return to the stage — outdoors.
Some cultural institutions own apartments for their leaders to use. The Brooklyn Academy of Music decided to help its last leader buy one with a bonus of $968,000.
A food pantry or a place to vote — or a place to make dance with different expectations: “What we’ve taken off the table is the pressure of the result.”
A digital tribute to the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. joins seven Brooklyn-based artists, and BAM.
Marches and parades are on pause this year. But streamed events and exhibitions are still commemorating King’s achievements.
Princess Diana visited the city in 1989, a trip featured on the Netflix series and remembered fondly by the people she met.
Plus: A marquee cast tackles a Kenneth Lonergan play, and Glenn Close, Beanie Feldstein, Audra McDonald and Melissa Errico go digital.
How can you get your cultural fix when many arts institutions remain closed? Our writers offer suggestions for what to listen to and watch.