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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Compass Rose is a perfect fit for Eliot's 'Murder in the Cathedral'

Compass Rose Theater displays its innovative play selection by presenting T.S. Eliot's probing drama, "Murder in the Cathedral" as its third offering of the season. The play, written in 1935, follows Compass Rose's acclaimed November-December production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's "Cats," which was based on another Eliot work — the playful "Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats." Coming back to back, these two productions reflect fascinating incongruity in the Annapolis-based company's creative programming. In selecting the plays for Compass Rose's fourth season, founding artistic director Lucinda Merry-Browne shows...