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Next Wave Festival 2015

From 12 member  reviews
Members say: Absorbing, Edgy, Ambitious, Clever, Delightful

About the show

Brooklyn Academy of Music's annual Next Wave Festival serves as New York's most comprehensive survey of avant-garde music, theater, opera, and dance. More…

This wide-ranging festival contains the following remaining shows: (You can find individual listings for all the theatre offerings noted below.)

'Sancho: An Act of Remembrance': Royal Shakespeare Company actor Paterson Joseph inhabits the curious life of Charles “Sancho” Ignatius—the first British African to cast a vote—in this one-man show.

Please note that we list shows that have seven performances or more.

Member Reviews (12)


Absorbing, Edgy, Ambitious, Clever, Delightful
Avg Score

Ambitious, Thought-provoking, Original, Intense, Edgy

See it if you enjoy or want to discover performance genres (dance theater, contemporary circus, butoh) and see world-class companies on stage in NYC.

Don't see it if you prefer more traditional fare.

Ambitious, Entertaining, Dizzying, Intense, Profound

See it if you want a cross-section of the best in avant-garde international theatre, music & dance.

Don't see it if you don't like adventurous performing arts. You must try more than one show to experience it, as the offerings can be a mixed bag.

Delightful, Must see, Original

See it if you love new work

Don't see it if you only like traditional things

Absorbing, Delightful, Riveting

See it if You like opera and dancing

Don't see it if You are a pop kind of music person.

Funny, Intelligent, Masterful, Clever

See it if you are looking for something that blown your brain out

Don't see it if you are looking for comercial histories.

Ambitious, Exquisite, Entertaining, Enchanting, Clever

See it if you like experimental theater and dance

Don't see it if you don't like experimental forms

Absorbing, Ambitious, Exquisite, Edgy, Must see

See it if We enjoyed Opus very much--great dance, beautiful string quartet, with laugh out loud humor and breathtaking daredevil stunts. All ages

Don't see it if You're not human. Anyone would like this--if you like sports, music, or cirque du soleil

Delightful, Entertaining, Clever, Enchanting, Absorbing

See it if A more mature crowd would enjoy and understand this classic

Don't see it if Your not an avid lover of the arts

Edgy, Great acting, Exquisite, Clever, Absorbing

See it if I appreciated its theatrical elements but it never took away from the show

Don't see it if You want to see a cliched musical

Ambitious, Edgy, Intelligent, Original, Thought-provoking

See it if You are a performing arts nerd or savant. Experience the bleeding edge of music, dance and theater. It's definitely not Broadway.

Don't see it if You like musical theater in the vein of Broadway or pop-type performance.

Absorbing, Edgy, Great staging, Ambitious, Intelligent

See it if you like new stuff

Don't see it if you're intimidated by abstract art

Clever, Absorbing, Delightful, Entertaining, Edgy

See it if You like to be adventurous and see new works and up and coming artists. Next wave allows you to see a mixture of traditional & advant garde

Don't see it if You don't like new experiences.

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