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Compass Rose treads 'Barefoot' through one of Simon's best works
Compass Rose treads 'Barefoot' through one of Simon's best works

Now offering its fifth production since opening in the 2011-2012 season, Compass Rose Theater seems comfortably rooted in its strip-mall Eastport Shopping Center location. The cozy storefront lends an offbeat charm to the company's current offering, Neil Simon's 1963 comedy classic, "Barefoot in the Park." This early play enjoyed success on Broadway before becoming a 1967 movie with Jane Fonda and Robert Redford. It came at the threshold of Simon's storied career, which ultimately included more Oscar and Tony nominations than any other writer's. At one time, Simon had four successful productions running simultaneously on Broadway — a feat that remains...

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