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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.