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A Letter to My Nephew

First Preview: Sep 12, 2017

Opening Date: Oct 03, 2017

Closing Date: Oct 08, 2017

Running Time: 01:15

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Playing @

BAM Harvey Theater

651 Fulton St Brooklyn, NY 11217

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The latest from choreographer Bill T. Jones is an intimate, impressionistic collage for nine dancers, setting a portrait of his beloved nephew Lance T. Briggs—a talented dancer who struggled with illness and addiction—against the political landscape of the present.

Composed like a series of postcards sent home from a fabled liberal Europe, A Letter to My Nephew launches a swirl of images around Briggs’ ever-present hospital bed: a vogue ball, a breathtaking vista, a scene of forced migration.

Featuring Janet Wong’s haunting projections, composer Nick Hallett’s delirious score, and live performance by baritone Matthew Gamble, Jones’ cultural critique is rewritten for the time and place of every performance, flashing by each night like a feverish hour of the evening news.

Part of the 2017 Next Wave Festival
Age Guidance

Age Guidance: 13

Show Notes

Show Notes: No Intermission

Performance Schedule:



Bill T. Jones


Bill T. Jones with Janet Wong and the Company

TDF Tickets Offers:

TDF member tickets:

Not currently available for this show

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Full-price tickets

$30 - $65

Lottery & Rush

Come to the BAM box office no earlier than 90 minutes prior to the performance to inquire. Rush tickets are $10 and are available to students 29 & under with a valid ID, veterans and active military, and seniors 65 & over. There is a limit of two tickets per purchase. Seating is at the discretion of the box office and is based on availability.



Wheelchair Info

Four locations. Two areas in aisle of orchestra. Can accommodate two wheelchairs each.


Elevator: Automatic. Accesses orchestra level (2nd floor only). Raised lettering.

Passenger Loading Zone



Lots: Two, both marked BAM across street. Spaces on street close to main entrance can be reserved.

Curb Ramps

Corner of Ashland Pl. & Fulton St.


Double doors in series: 1st set (each 28.5) has one pair of automatic doors from 44th St. to Ticket Lobby with push-button control. 2nd set (each 28", attended by ushers) to inner lobby. Doors wide and heavy, but usually open during performances. Marked with large lettering.

Box Office

Ticket Lobby. Counters 38.5", 41.5", 47". Accessible pass-through with writing shelf at 32". Assistance available.Main level. Counter less than 48".


Womens: 1st floor. Outer door wider than 32". Stall door 29". Stall size less than 60". Commode 18". Grab bars.Mens: 1st floor. Outer door wider than 32". Stall doors 31". Stall size less than 60". Commode 18". Grab bars.

Water Fountain

Main Lobby. Spouts 36" and 44".Ask usher for cups.


Ticket lobby. Coin slot 46". Cord 29". With TTY and electric outlet.

Assisted Listening System


Visual Assistance


Directions Subway

#2, 3, 4, 5 to Nevins St

Directions Bus

B25, 26, 38, 52



Public Transportation

Subway Icon

By Subway:

#2, 3, 4, 5 to Nevins St

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By Bus:

B25, 26, 38, 52