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St. Ann’s Warehouse plays a vital role on the global cultural landscape as an artistic home for international companies of distinction, American avant-garde masters and talented emerging artists ready to work on a grand scale.
In the heart of Brooklyn Bridge Park, this theater offers St. Ann’s signature versatility and grandeur on an amplified scale while respecting the walls of the original 1860 Tobacco Warehouse. The new building complex includes, a Studio, The Max Family Garden which is open to Brooklyn Bridge Park visitors during Park hours, and Bar Jolie curated by Vinegar Hill House in the lobby.
Among the many acclaimed St. Ann’s productions are Lou Reed and John Cale’s Songs for ’Drella; Marianne Faithfull’s Blazing Away; Artistic Director Susan Feldman’s Band in Berlin; Carter Burwell, Charlie Kaufman and the Coen Brothers’ Theater of the New Ear; The Wooster Group’s Hamlet, The Emperor Jones, To You, the Birdie!; Lou Reed’s Berlin; the American debuts of Jeff Buckley, Daniel Kitson and Kate Tempest...
Just to name a few.
St. Ann’s Warehouse’s is also a experimental haven for artists developing interdisciplinary projects for puppet and object theater, Puppet Lab. Each spring, St. Ann’s Warehouse presents LABAPALOOZA! A Mini- Festival of New Puppet Theater from The Puppet Lab, showcasing the works developed over the year.