Bowie Center for the Performing Arts

Bowie Center for the Performing Arts

Address: 15200 Annapolis Rd, Bowie, MD 20715
The Center is immediately adjacent to Bowie High School and shares a parking lot with the Public Library.

Phone: (301) 805-6880

Website: http://www.bowiecenter.org/index.html

The Bowie Center for the Performing Arts is jointly owned and operated by Prince George’s County Public Schools, Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, the City of Bowie and the Bowie Regional Arts Vision Association (BRAVA). There are a wide variety of performances including music, dance and theater. This site lists the theatrical performances.

Upcoming shows:



A Soldier’s Story
Dematha High School at the Bowie Center for the Performing Arts
April 28 – 30, 2017


There’s a Stranger in My House at the Bowie CPA, May 13

Vernon Williams Presents
There’s a Stranger in My House

Sat May 13, 2017 at 3pm

Location: Bowie Center for the Performing Arts.

Fighting the temptations of the single life will finally be put to rest when Sheila, an un-happily married woman fulfills her strong desire to be alone and part with Nathan, her loving husband of thirteen years. Through-out Sheila’s pursuit for freedom she realizes that her marital issues aren’t half the drama that she has made it out to be after being exposed to the other couples deeper troubles!! There’s A Stranger In My House is a hilariously remarkable fresh stage play that reveals how devotion, strength, and hard work are must haves to maintain the “I DO’s” in damaged Marriages.

Vernon Williams Presents
Organizer of THERE’S A STRANGER IN MY HOUSE – STAGE PLAY
Vernon Williams III is a Playwright, Producer, and Director extraordinaire. Driven by his credo, “Don’t wait, create!” Vernon’s faith, grit, and passion for the Arts fuel the creativity that puts his genius in demand. As Founder and CEO of The Williams Entertainment Group, LLC, his mission is to create innovative and relevant productions that embody timeless theatrical style and character. Whether he is on stage or in the Director’s seat, Vernon is undoubtedly in his element. And it is this element of purpose and destiny that captivates, encourages and inspires audiences across the nation.

Tickets $20 to $50, available here.

Tags: Bowie Center for the Performing Arts, Bowie Maryland, There’s a Stranger in My House, Vernon Williams


One thought on “Bowie Center for the Performing Arts

  1. I saw Chocolate Covered Ants last night with a friend. We were both blown away. It’s a really good play, well acted, well directed and in some parts, really fantastic. Furthermore, it is extremely thought-provoking and explores themes that are not limited to being black. As a white, Jewish woman, I found it very relatable, in addition to educational (one of the most important things for me when I go to the theater is that I learn something new, and I did.) My comment is for anyone who wants to go and see it today or tomorrow the last two days. But it’s also for this site and the director, producer and writer of Chocolate Covered Ants. I searched and searched for somewhere to put a review. There doesn’t seem to be a place on this site, and more importantly, there wasn’t a place anywhere else either — except in all of these out of town newspapers. Let’s face it, nobody is flying in from Charlotte, San Francisco, Tampa or Fort Wayne to see a show in Bowie MD. It is promoted in these papers all over the country. What’s up with that? Also — it needs to be promoted in a way that would *also* attract a white audience because they need to see it more than anyone. I told the playwright and I think the director last night (I was one of only two white people in the audience) — white people should see this too! Anyway, I highly recommend it but it needs to get out there more to a wider audience. Thanks!

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