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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 1 October 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 3 April 2017
Timothy L. C
Annapolis MD area, United States
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49 Spa Rd, Annapolis, MD 21401-3536
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Reviewed 1 October 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

1  Thank Nancee0
Reviewed 3 April 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

Thank Timothy L. C
Reviewed 18 February 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.

Thank Lee M
Reviewed 21 November 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

1  Thank ThatGrayGirl
Reviewed 25 June 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.

Thank Ramona M
Reviewed 3 May 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

4  Thank Ashley S
Reviewed 10 December 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.

Thank sailor295
Reviewed 19 November 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

1  Thank Brent B
Reviewed 18 November 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

Thank Bos2NTraveller_13
Reviewed 29 September 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

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