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St. Ann's Warehouse

29 Jay St. New York, NY 11201 | Dumbo | 718-254-8779

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A former spice warehouse in Dumbo is the site for Art at St. Ann's (rechristened St. Ann's Warehouse), a venue for theater, music and other artistic performances. Laurie Anderson, Joe Strummer, Wooster Group, David Bowie, and Jeff Tweedy have all performed here.


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  • Voice Choices:
    St. Ann’s Warehouse of DUMBO is known for its rallying support of innovative and experimental projects, and its Puppet Lab is an incubator for interdisciplinary works of puppet and...
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    Theater changes slowly. And then suddenly. You go on forever with your poetry and your choruses and your boy queens. Then Aeschylus adds a second actor or an Englishwoman steps onstage and...
  • Voice Choices:
    Based on a true story, Lolita Chakrabarti’s Red Velvet takes you back to the Theatre Royal in London in 1833, where Edmund Kean, regarded as the greatest actor of his time, has...
  • Theater:
    Memory and tape recording are both fallible media. We forget; tape degrades. Analog.Ue, Daniel Kitson's new installation-performance now playing at St. Ann's Warehouse, pits the reels'...
  • Voice Choices:
    After a weeklong stint at the Barrow Street Theater this summer with his Something Like a Stand-Up Show, the shaggy British monologist Daniel Kitson is back, performing Analog.Ue, a new...
  • Theater:
    In 1588, Queen Elizabeth rode to Tilbury and delivered a speech rousing the troops against the Spanish Armada. "I know I have but the body of a weak and feeble woman," she declared, "but I...
  • Voice Choices:
    Love the antics of the female prisoners in Orange Is the New Black? The people at St. Ann’s Warehouse must agree. For the first production of their season, they’re bringing over...
  • Theater:
    Are you sitting comfortably? Then you are not attending Cora Bissett's Roadkill, a site-specific screed against human trafficking produced by St. Ann's Warehouse, in which attendees share a...
  • Voice Choices:
    Puppets, action figures, dolls, sticks, bits of cloth: Does this sound like kid’s stuff? How wrong you are. For 10 years, St. Ann’s Warehouse has hosted the Toy Theater Festival,...
  • Voice Choices:
    For the past nine months, a select group of artists have been hard at work inside the Puppet Lab at St. Ann’s Warehouse to bring their creations to life. Now you can see the results of...
  • Theater:
    If you were to wander backstage, into green rooms and dressing rooms and the dark spaces of the wings, you might hear performers whispering a cheery, “Break a leg!” They...
  • Voice Choices:
    Perhaps you felt a bit faint during Tristan Sturrock’s swooningly romantic turn as the male lead in Kneehigh Theatre’s Brief Encounter, which played New York in 2010. Likely,...
  • Voice Choices:
    Sure, plenty of women get cold feet on their wedding day. But our heroine could be forgiven for some severe frostbite: It seems that her father has decided to marry her to the devil . . ....
  • Voice Choices:
    Descriptions of Dmitry Krymov Lab’s Opus No. 7, which begins performances January 9 at St. Ann’s Warehouse in association with Moscow Theatre School of -Dramatic Art, make us...
  • Voice Choices:
    Kicking off its first season in its brand-new theater, St. Ann's Warehouse opens with the acclaimed production of Mies Julie, a winner of the Carol Tambor Best of Edinburgh Award at this...
  • Voice Choices:
    When you hear the words “puppet fest,” you might automatically think Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy. But at the 14th annual Labapalooza, St. Ann’s Warehouse’s...
  • Voice Choices:
    This fall, St. Ann's Warehouse is relocating from 38 Water Street in DUMBO to 29 Jay Street, about seven blocks away. If that move seems minor, though, the Brooklyn arts organization’s...
  • Voice Choices:
    In the award-winning Danish film The Celebration (1998), family dysfunction rules when a young man accuses his father of incest at his 60th birthday party. Polish theater company TR Warszawa...
  • Voice Choices:
    Although deeply earnest magicians such as Criss Angel and David Blaine would likely tell you there’s nothing funny about their line of work, the writers of the new magic show/theater...
  • Voice Choices:
    Richard Maxwell’s New York City Players and the artists of the Wooster Group have set themselves a difficult course—creating American experimental theater even at a time when it...
  • Voice Choices:
    If Daniel Kitson approached you on the street or at a bar, you might be forgiven for edging away. Pudgy, slovenly, with a heavy beard and a slight mumble, the man is a charisma vacuum. But...
  • Voice Choices:
    When W.B. Yeats spoke of arising and going to Innisfree, it sounded a rather nice place: full of honeybees, crickets, and lapping waters. But the Irish town is a much nastier locale in Enda...
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    Our Values in Question: Socrates had some harsh words about the drama (he thought the state should forcibly expel all playwrights), but the Foundry Theatre apparently has no hard feelings....
  • Voice Choices:
    Martyn Jacques, the falsetto-voiced founder of the London-based alt-cabaret band Tiger Lillies, has admitted in the past that he liked to make the audience so uncomfortable that some people...
  • Voice Choices:
    Playing saw and Theremin and featuring a high-pitched, clown-faced singer (the fantastic Martyn Jacques), this lively and low-down London trio traffic heavily in a brackish Brechtian...
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    Concerts by the Yeah Yeah Yeahs often have a theatrical quality to them, from Karen O’s big stage presence to designer Christian Joy’s sumptuous costumes. So it’s no wonder...

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