Films This Week at Brooklyn Academy of Music

What’s going on at Brooklyn’s BAM theater…
With Brooklyn’s BAM theatre…a part of the Brooklyn there’s plenty to do. With three different theatres, not only do they vary in size and production, they’re unique in every way. Various acts, plays, musicals, and skits are collaborated with some of the industries greatest producers and directors, screen play writers dramas and much more. What is certain is to go for theatrical dramatic skits, plays, musicals, and some of the Brooklyn’s finest theatres for all arts’ lovers to enjoy.

Rest assure that you’ll have an unforgettable night (or day) in the theatre. There’s plenty to do at the end of February to the end of March, with films as well being shown. Know that visiting BAM theatres will be an unforgettable live experience for theatre audiences for a great family day/night. The three theatres are: BAM Harvey Theater / Steinberg Screen / 651 Fulton St / Brooklyn, NY, 11217 718-636-4100, For map area of the Peter Jay Sharp Building.

During the month of March, theatre audiences of the Brooklyn theatre can experience a tale of the ideal fantasy and dream act performed live. The perfect family adventure to witness the acts of a creative cast theatre actors/actresses that create the characters and seeing them come to life with the famous characters of this play. “One of our most popular shows…” (Samuel French, London).

“Escaped Alone” (Feb. 15-26)
“Escaped Alone” written by Caryl Churchill, The Royal Court Theatre, and directed by James Macdonald bring three old friends and a neighbor whom embark and reminisce under the sun with the “gifts of the gab.” Their summer afternoons are spent in the backyard enlightening each other with “inevitable darkness.” Huffington Post described it as “…Funny, it’s complicated, and it’s sinister.”

One of few brilliant and talented screenplay writers, and one of few living playwrights from Britain, Churchill’s characters come to life again at BAM Harvey Theatre this month. It’s been 15 years since Churchill has placed foot in BAM, but returning with a play which will have audiences feel the compassionate and hilarious dialogue from a cast of characters bringing “unsettling daydream[s]” to life. Directed by…James Macdonald (Cloud Nine; Love and Information; John Gabriel Borkman, Spring 2011) is the director and Churchill’s frequent collaborator. (Scene designs: Miriam Buether, Lighting: Peter Mumford, and Sound: Christopher Shutt.) Production supported by Anatol Orient (In memoriam: Ruth Bloomfield.)

887 (Runs Mar 16—Mar 26, 2017)
“887” Murray Avenue, Quebec City, Canada. This 2 hour drama is a brilliant and aspiring story which has the backdrop of an apartment complex. It’s the setting where renowned director Robert Lepage (The Blue Dragon, 2013 Next Wave) spent his youth and where he brings it to life. It’s a tech-saturated dollhouse in a dramatic and passionate look of his personal solo and professional dramatic work for all ages. The stories are uniquely displayed in rooms, windows, walls the apartment complex 887 on Murray Avenue, Quebec City, Canada. A memorable experience and look of the past of “miniature” neighbors and family members. Populated as audiences will see in this recall of memories in a Quebec City flat, his father’s taxicab, and uncovering a multitude of unforgettable, some not so forgettable, stories and tales. (See a Sneek peak.)

FILMs
There’s also plenty of films being showcased at the Theatre:
Here are some of the them you can catch still at the end of February through March.

  • Misery
  • Silence of the Lambs
  • Get Out
  • I’m Not Your Negro
  • 2017 Oscar Nominated Animation Shorts
  • 2017 Oscar Nominated Live Action Shorts
  • Moonlight
  • …and much more!

For schedule times/costs

Box Office Hours
For paid events in the Hillman Attic Studio, box office is located on the ground floor of the Peter Jay Sharp Building.

Regular Hours: Mon—Sat: 12—6pm
Summer Hours (Jun 29—Sep 4): Mon—Thu: 12—6pm; Fri: 12—2pm.

Closed weekends and holiday. Box office still remains open on performance days. This includes same-date sales and pick-up with advance sales ending one hour prior to the performance. You can visit the official website.