Auditions for Becky’s New Car by Bowie Community Theatre, Apr 23 & 24

Auditions for Becky’s New Car by Bowie Community Theatre, Apr 23 & 24

Bowie Community Theatre announces auditions for
Becky’s New Car
a comedy by Steven Dietz.

It is directed by Ilene Chalmers, and produced by Malia Murray and Portia Bagley. Auditions will be held on Monday, April 23rd, and Tuesday, April 24th, from 7:30 – 9PM at the Bowie Playhouse, White Marsh Recreation Park, 16500 White Marsh Park Drive, Bowie, MD 20715. Call backs, if needed, will be held Thursday, April 26th.

Performances July 13 – 29, 2018.

Location: Bowie Community Theatre at the Bowie Playhouse

Becky’s New Car is a hilarious screwball comedy with serious overtones, a devious and delightful romp down the road not taken. Have you ever been tempted to flee your own life? Becky Foster is happily married to a good man, and together they struggle to survive in a bad economy and to support their son, who lives in the basement while he works toward his degree. Becky takes a trip on the “wild side,” with a billionaire who just happens to enter the car dealership where Becky works, only to discover that her inability to say “no” has created a trunk-full of problems. How can a nice person who has done something bad get herself out of this car wreck?

For more information, instructions and parts to be cast, click here.

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels by Prince George’s Little Theatre at the Bowie Playhouse, Apr 20-May 12

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels by Prince George’s Little Theatre at the Bowie Playhouse, Apr 20-May 12

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
By Jeffrey Lane
Music and Lyrics by David Yazbek
Directed by Rebecca Kotraba
Produced by Keith Brown

April 20 – May 12, 2018
Friday 4/20/18 at 8 pm
Saturday 4/21/18 at 8 pm
Sunday 4/22/18 at 2 pm
Friday 4/27/18 at 8 pm
Saturday 4/28/18 at 8 pm
Sunday 4/29/18 at 2 pm
Friday 5/4/18 at 8 pm
Saturday 5/5/18 at 8 pm
Sunday 5/6/18 at 2 pm
Friday 5/11/18 at 8 pm
Saturday 5/12 at 2 pm

Prince George’s Little Theatre at the Bowie Playhouse

Description: Lawrence Jameson makes his lavish living by talking rich ladies out of their money. Freddy Benson more humbly swindles women by waking their compassion with fabricated stories about his grandmother’s failing health. After meeting on a train, they attemp to work together, only to find that this small French town isn’t big enough for the two of them. They agree on a settlement; the first one to extract $50,000 from a young female target, heiress Christine Colgate, wins; and the other must leave town. A hilarious battle of cons ensues that will keep audiences laughing, singing along, and guessing to the very end!

Tickets: $25 Adults, $20 Seniors/18 & under

Godspell the Musical at Bowie State University, Apr 19-22

Godspell the Musical at Bowie State University, Apr 19-22

Godspell the Musical
Composed by Stephen Schwartz with spoken parts by John-Michael Tebelak
Directed by Elena Velasco
Music Directed by Joseph Regan

April 19, 2018 – April 22, 2018
Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 7:30pm
Friday, April 20, 2018 at 7:30pm
Saturday, April 21, 2018 at 7:30pm
Sunday, April 22, 2018 at 2:30pm

Fine and Performing Arts Center, Main Stage Theater, Bowie State University.

BSU Theater presents Godspell, directed by Professor Elena Velasco and music directed by Professor Joseph Regan

Tickets: $15 General, $7 Faculty, $5 Students, $3 Children under 12. Click here.

Contact: Bob Bartlett,

Murder Mystery Theater by Bowie Community Theatre at Wendy’s, Apr 18

Murder Mystery Theater by Bowie Community Theatre at Wendy’s

Solve A Murder on the third Wednesday of every month at the Murder Mystery Theater by Bowie Community Theatre.

Starring Role – for You! Be the investigator who solves this Murder Mystery!

Location: Wendy’s located at 16400 Harbour Way in Bowie, MD 20716.

Third Wednesday each month, starting at 7:00PM

Visit our Facebook page to find out this month’s current murder:

FREE! Be a Captive Audience and Support YOUR Local Theatre! We hope you enjoy dinner at Wendy’s between 6pm-9pm on this night as 20% of all your food and drink purchases (as well as drive-through sales) are donated to Bowie Community Theatre.

A *NEW* Murder Mystery: They Clone from Outer Space

They say hindsight is 20-20, and in hindsight, we probably shouldn’t have cloned a human. But, in the year 2020, Olympic decathlete, Al Lele, was cloned and the Blender line was born. Now in its third generation, Dr. Gene Blender has defied all odds. He’s married, has three daughters, and is a lead scientist at the University that created him. The hope was that he’d outlive all the previous clones in his line, but that hope died with him.

Amid protests about clones stealing American jobs, accusations of sexual misconduct, the unexpected delivery of divorce papers, and (according to some) the threat of invading aliens altering his genetic make-up, Dr. Gene Blender was found dead in his lab. Was it a heart attack or something more sinister? Who would destroy such a medical marvel? What was in those magic genes that made them so resilient to repeat cloning, and what can the DNA evidence tell us about the murder?

About the Author: Dr. Valerie J. Mikles is a recent inductee onto the BCT Board and is delighted to debut this original murder mystery. Scientist by day, sci-fi writer by night, and theater junkie in the hours between, her motto in life is “I can be everything I want, just not all at the same time.” Valerie’s novels will be available for purchase and signing by the author herself at our March Murder Mystery at Wendy’s! The paperback books are $15 each, and cash/credit are accepted.
You can find more about Valerie’s novels at

Ballet Theater of Maryland presents Beauty and the Beast at the Bowie CPA, Apr 8

Ballet Theater of Maryland presents Beauty and the Beast at the Bowie CPA, Apr 8

Ballet Theater of Maryland presents:
Beauty and the Beast

Sunday, April 8, 2018 at 2:00pm

Location: Bowie Center for the Performing Arts.

Experience the magic, the metaphor, the symbolism, the humor and the romance, when the Ballet Theatre of Maryland (BTM) presents the hauntingly, transformative retelling of the classic fairytale: Beauty and the Beast. Enter an enchanted castle where Beauty discovers that nothing is what it seems; help her tame a Beast through the power of love; and become a part of the magic that unravels the hideous spell keeping the Beast Captive.

For ticket info please visit