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Big Entertainment on a small scale!

Compass Rose is a black box theatre, in other words, no frills, it's all about the play and the... read more

Reviewed October 1, 2017
Leesburg, Virginia
Very good Performance of Camalot

Went here over the Christmas holiday to see Camelot and was pleasantly surprised. The theatre is... read more

Reviewed April 3, 2017
Annapolis, Maryland
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Reviewed October 1, 2017

Compass Rose is a black box theatre, in other words, no frills, it's all about the play and the actors. It is small and intimate. You will be close to the stage and the actors. My friends and I were there to see the French...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed April 3, 2017

Went here over the Christmas holiday to see Camelot and was pleasantly surprised. The theatre is sort of small and intimate holding no more I would say than 80 people. The stage too was small but the theater made most of the stage! The performers...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed February 18, 2017 via mobile

We saw 'God of Carnage' last night and highly recommend checking it out. The production is an hour and fifteen minutes of well done performance.

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed November 21, 2016

The ticket price was $40. For a $40 ticket, I expect a pretty stellar show. The show, Hamlet, was fairly lackluster. It was a black box theater with no set, minimal props, on a tiny stage with an audience that barely fit 50 seats. The...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank ThatGrayGirl
Reviewed June 25, 2016

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof was spectacular theater! Compass Rose is on par with any theater in the DC/Baltimore region; fine acting; welcoming staff; clean and tidy; not a bad seat in the house! Very professional and well done performance with a stellar cast.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Ramona M
Reviewed May 3, 2016

I had a terrible time here. I do not recommend visiting this theatre to anyone else. The staff is terribly rude, including Lucinda. After seeing her interaction with a student, a young child, I realized she is even teaching them the wrong information. When I...More

Date of experience: June 2015
4  Thank Ashley S
Reviewed December 10, 2015

This is a small local theatre with open seating but not a bad seat in the house. We saw the musical Brigadoon which was first rate. We'll definitely go back for another show.

Date of experience: December 2015
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Reviewed November 19, 2015

This place is quite easy to drive past as it is set back from the street and only has a sign on the front of the building. Parking is extremely limited, although there are parking garage options nearby, and if you are lucky you might...More

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank Brent B
Reviewed November 18, 2015

You might not expect much when you see the unprepossessing exterior of the Compass Rose, a small building tucked next to a car dealership, but you would be wrong. This intimate theater does absolutely superb productions of everything from comedy to tragedy to musicals. If...More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Bos2NTraveller_13
Reviewed September 29, 2015

Compass Rose Theater is a small but brilliant theater near downtown Annapolis, MD. Their performances range from classic Shakespeare to contemporary drama, with lots of traditional musicals, famed comedies and great dramas as well. Actors are of the highest caliber and are very active in...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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