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  • Interview

    Daniel Beaty on Acting vs. Writing Paul Robeson

    “The Tallest Tree in the Forest,” a solo show premiering at BAM, draws from the life of actor Paul Robeson to question the artist’s potential role as activist.

  • News

    BAM Names New Director of BAMcinématek

    The Brooklyn Academy of Music has promoted Gabriele Caroti to the new position of director of BAMcinématek.

  • News

    Best of the Week Ahead: Oct. 17–23

    Kenneth Branagh in “Macbeth”; the Broadway opening of “A Time to Kill”; Lorenzo Pisoni’s solo show “Humor Abuse”; BAMcinématek’s Karen Black retrospective; and the IFC premiere of sketch comedy series “The Birthday Boys” are what we’re looking forward to this week.

  • News

    Best of the Week Ahead: May 30–June 5

    Kevin Bacon at NYC’s Paley Center; Powers Boothe as Jim Jones in the 1980 miniseries “Guyana Tragedy”; “A Midsummer Saturday Night’s Fever Dream” at the Falcon Theatre in Burbank, Calif.; an Allan Dwan retrospective at MoMA; and the National Theatre’s “This House” screening at BAM are what ...

  • News

    Best of the Week Ahead: Sept. 12–18

    Joyce Carol Oates’ play “Tone Clusters”; the Harry Dean Stanton documentary “Partly Fiction”; the season premiere of the NYCB; an opera at BAM about Anna Nicole Smith; and the release of “Teach Yourself Accents: North America” are what we’re looking forward to this week.

  • News

    Best of the Week Ahead: March 14-20

    Opening night of “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” on Broadway, a conversation with comedian and actor David Cross, a free screening of David Mamet’s new film “Phil Spector,” and dance company Ultima Vez and its “What the Body Does Not Remember” are the things we’re looking forward to this ...