For the past four decades, St. Ann’s Warehouse has commissioned, produced and presented an eclectic body of innovative theater and concert presentations that meet at the intersection of theater and rock n' roll. Since 2001, the organization has helped vitalize the emerging Brooklyn waterfront neighborhood, DUMBO.
Through its signature multi-artist concerts and groundbreaking music/theater collaborations, St. Ann’s Warehouse has become the home for the American avant-garde and international companies of stature. Highly acclaimed landmark productions include Lou Reed’s and John Cale’s Songs for ‘Drella; Marianne Faithfull’s Seven Deadly Sins; Artistic Director Susan Feldman’s Band in Berlin; Charlie Kaufman and the Coen Brothers’ Theater of the New Ear; The Royal Court Theater’s 4:48 Psychosis; The Wooster Group’s La Didone, Hamlet, The Emperor Jones, House/Lights, Brace Up!and To You, The Birdie! (Phèdre); The Globe Theatre of London’s Measure for Measure; Antony’s Turning; Mabou Mines DollHouse; Lou Reed’s Berlin; Drama Desk Award-nominated productions of Les Freres Corbusier’s Hell House and Gate Theatre London’s Woyzeck; and the National Theater of Scotland’s Black Watch, which had a three-month, sold-out return engagement at St. Ann’s Warehouse.
In 2004, Susan Feldman and St. Ann’s Warehouse were awarded the Ross Wetzsteon OBIE Award for the development of new work.