Annapolis’ Compass Rose Theatre will grace its new digs at 1623 Forest Drive with a 5-play 2018-2019 season, including three contemporary plays about art and two classic musicals.
The greatest sign of stability in a culture is, paradoxically, its ability to absorb change. There was a collective holding of breath when Joy Zinoman announced her retirement in 2009; could Studio stand the absence of its only Artistic Director? We needn’t have worried. Studio’s fine, and so are we.
There are many different types of laughter in a theater: Chuckles from slapstick, a knowledgeable laugh at word play… God of Carnage reaches into the audience, grabs hard, and drags out every last ounce of pained, awkward laughter as the cast wrecks each other in a living room demolition derby.
Compass Rose’s 2016-2017 season will include an acclaimed musical, a play which became an acclaimed musical, perhaps the most acclaimed play of all time, and a play about an acclaimed twentieth-century stateswoman. Oh, yes, and a play about very, very bad manners.
Source operates a black box space capable of reshaping and reimagining itself to fit the diverse productions it stages. In a plum northwest location, Source resides in a neighborhood just as versatile with prime dining along 14th Street and the vibrant U Street nightlife just blocks away. Washington Improv Theatre, Constellation Theatre Company and the […]