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Compass Rose’s Look Homeward Angel

“This production gets four stars for credibility: from the sharp period fashions to the missing newels on the faded front porch to the manner of the family’s explosion with love and disdain,” writes Jane Elkin of novelist Thomas Wolfe’s story of coming of age in the American South. Look Homeward Angel won the Pulitzer Prize and Best American Play from the Drama Critic’s Circle. Th, FSa 8pm; Sa Feb. 1 & 8 and Su 2pm thru Feb. 9. 49 Spa Rd., Annapolis. $35 w/discounts; rsvp: 410-980-6662; www.compassrosetheater.org.  

Compass Rose’s Look Homeward Angel

“This production gets four stars for credibility: from the sharp period fashions to the missing newels on the faded front porch to the manner of the family’s explosion with love and disdain,” writes Jane Elkin of novelist Thomas Wolfe’s story of coming of age in the American South. Look Homeward Angel won the Pulitzer Prize and Best American Play from the Drama Critic’s Circle. Th, FSa 8pm; Sa Feb. 1 & 8 and Su 2pm thru Feb. 9. 49 Spa Rd., Annapolis. $35 w/discounts; rsvp: 410-980-6662; www.compassrosetheater.org.  

Doves & Daggers at Star of the Sea

See the wedding everyone’s dying to attend — Doves & Daggers — a comedy-dinner mystery show by Bob Cranford to benefit the Our Lady Star of the Sea School’s arts and music department. FSa 6:30pm, Solomons. $35; rsvp: 410-231-0079; www.olss.org.

2nd Star’s Funny Money

Master of farce Ray Cooney sets the stage for frenetically funniness when mild-mannered CPA Henry A. Perkins picks up a briefcase full of money. Henry heads for Barcelona, but the police have other ideas. Playing thru Feb. 16. Th (Feb. 6 & 13) 8pm, FSa 8pm & Su 3pm at Bowie Playhouse, Whitemarsh Park: $22 w/discounts: 410-757-5700; www.2ndstarproductions.com.

2nd Star’s Funny Money

Master of farce Ray Cooney sets the stage for frenetically funniness when mild-mannered CPA Henry A. Perkins picks up a briefcase full of money. Henry heads for Barcelona, but the police have other ideas. Playing thru Feb. 16. Th (Feb. 6 & 13) 8pm, FSa 8pm & Su 3pm at Bowie Playhouse, Whitemarsh Park: $22 w/discounts: 410-757-5700; www.2ndstarproductions.com.

Dignity Players’ Collected Stories

Donald Margulies’ Drama Desk Award-winning play tells the story of Ruth Steiner, a teacher and respected short story writer, and her student protégée Lisa Morrison, who writes a novel based on Ruth’s affair with the poet Delmore Schwartz, forcing the women to deal with the moral dilemma of whether one person’s life is fair game for another’s creative storytelling. Playing thru Feb. 1. FSa 8pm & Su 3pm at Dignity Players Theatre at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Annapolis. $20 w/discounts: 410-266-8044 x 127; www.dignityplayers.org.

Dignity Players’ Collected Stories

Donald Margulies’ Drama Desk Award-winning play tells the story of Ruth Steiner, a teacher and respected short story writer, and her student protégée Lisa Morrison, who writes a novel based on Ruth’s affair with the poet Delmore Schwartz, forcing the women to deal with the moral dilemma of whether one person’s life is fair game for another’s creative storytelling. Playing thru Feb. 1. FSa 8pm & Su 3pm at Dignity Players Theatre at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Annapolis. $20 w/discounts: 410-266-8044 x 127; www.dignityplayers.org.

Compass Rose Theater’s Look Homeward Angel

See the novelist Thomas Wolfe’s story of coming of age in the American South of 1916. Look Homeward Angel won the Pulitzer Prize and Best American Play from the Drama Critic’s Circle. Playing thru Feb. 9. Th,F 8pm, Sa 2pm & 8pm, Su 2pm at Compass Rose Theater, Annapolis. $35 w/discounts: 410-980-6662; www.compassrosetheater.org.

Bay Theatre Company’s Bad Dates

Bay Theatre Company returns at a new home with playwright Theresa Rebeck’s one-woman comedy about  how Haley Walker girds herself for the dating wars. Playing thru Jan. 26, FSa 7:30pm & Su 2pm: at Chesapeake Arts Center, Brooklyn Park: $24+ $4 surcharge: www.chesapeakearts.org.

Bay Theatre Company’s Bad Dates

Bay Theatre Company returns at a new home with playwright Theresa Rebeck’s one-woman comedy about  how Haley Walker girds herself for the dating wars. Playing thru Jan. 26, FSa 7:30pm & Su 2pm: at Chesapeake Arts Center, Brooklyn Park: $24+ $4 surcharge: www.chesapeakearts.org.