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30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11217

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30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11217


One of the New York area's most important entertainment and arts venues, BAM provides a focus on avant-garde performance art and progressive dance for both the local community and those from further afield. Over 550,000 pass through its doors annually, no mean feat from having opened in 1861 and beginning performances in its present location in 1908.

Upcoming Highlights

  • An Evening With Alec Baldwin

    Apr 9, 2017

  • Pink Martini

    Jun 1, 2017

An Evening With Alec Baldwin

BAM Gilman Opera House

April 9, 2017

Veteran actor and comedian Alec Baldwin has been a Hollywood A-lister for the past 30 years, with movies such as Beetlejuice, Working Girl, Glengarry Glen Ross, The Cooler and The Hunt For Red October under his belt. In more recent years he has come back to the fore with his role as the irrepressible Jack Donaghy on Tina Fey’'s comedy series 30 Rock, where he won a staggering two Emmys, three Golden Globes, and seven Screen Actors Guild Awards! Not to mention his hackle-raising impression of a certain President. Now on the heels of his new memoirs Nevertheless, he speaks to the audience with his trademark wit and candor, opening up about his often controversial personal life.

Pink Martini

BAM Gilman Opera House

June 1, 2017

Pink Martini are the brain child of Thomas Lauderdale, who in the early 1990's was thinking of running for Mayoral office. But he slowly became frustrated and fascinated by the musical entertainment during political society events. So he formed Pink Martini to address this and make music that appeals to everyone, from liberals to conservatives, all over the world. Over 20 years later, they're still going strong!

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