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Review: ‘Pygmalion’ at Compass Rose Theater

Compass Rose Theater’s production of the George Bernard Shaw classic Pygmalion is an entertaining, thought-provoking show. Directed by Jim Knipple, it combines great acting with a clever set and interesting costumes to have audiences laughing and, at the same time, thinking about the issues of class, gender, and, in this version, race. Both Eliza and […]

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Spotlighters Theatre’s Young Actors Academy Production of Shakespeare’s ‘As You Like It’ by Amanda Gunther

Fleet the time carelessly as they did in the golden world. Or better yet, spend it checking out the Spotlighters Theatre‘s Young Actors Academy Production of Shakespeare’s As You Like It. Directed by Janel Miley and Jonas Grey, this comedy of mistaken identities and classic Bard confusion comes to light with some talented youth performers. […]

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Dorothea (Ilona Dulaski) and Echo (Maya Brettell). Photo courtesy of Compass Rose Theater.

‘Eleemosynary’ at Compass Rose Theater by Amanda Gunther

Eleemosynary – adjective: Of, relating to, or dependent on charity; charitable. And while the notion of such giving is not immediately apparent in Lee Blessing’s play Eleemosynary, the show is a touching tale of how family becomes each other’s charity in times of great struggle. The Compass Rose Theater is proud to present this heart-warming […]

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Compass Rose Theater Opens Lee Blessing’s ‘Eleemonsynary’ Tomorrow Night by Lucinda Merry-Browne

From April 5th to May 12th, Compass Rose Theater ushers in the spring with a fully professional production of Lee Blessing’s glorious and life-affirming play, Eleemosynary. On a stage filled with books, wings and spelling bees, Eleemosynary weaves past and present to examine the relationship of three singular women: willfully eccentric Dorothea; her brilliant and estranged […]

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