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Bowie Center for the Performing Arts Expands Repertoire to Attract New Audiences

Bowie Center for the Performing Arts Expands Repertoire to Attract New Audiences

  • For Parents |
  • January 30, 2019

Located between Bowie High School and the Bowie Library, the Bowie Center for the Performing Arts (The Center) is known by many as an instructional and civic facility mostly serving the schools.

But this 800-seat, state-of-the-art theater has evolved to offer much more and is the backdrop of diverse and high-quality productions positioning it to compete with local theaters including Strathmore, Birchmere and Lyric Opera.


“This is more than a theater just for schools — it’s for the County,” said The Center's Executive Director Jason Cook who is working to raise visibility in the community and attract new audiences.  “We are a fully operational professional theater with a full orchestra pit, industry-leading technology and tech crew.”


This Sunday, Opera Lafayette will perform George Frideric Handel's Radamisto, a fully-staged opera to which The Center is offering $10 tickets before the show moves on to The Kennedy Center.


“For those who love opera this is a steal,” Cook said of the upcoming presentation of Radamisto. “And for those unsure about opera, $10 is nothing to find out.”


To view upcoming events and purchase tickets, visit www.bowiecenter.org.