The Bowie Playhouse is owned and operated by the City of Bowie and is home to four groups: Bowie Community Theatre, 2nd Star Productions, Prince George's Little Theatre (PGLT) and the Annapolis Shakespeare Company. It is a 150 seat indoor theater and has been in operations since 1975 and renovated in 2008. It operates year round and offers plenty of free parking at the nearby White Marsh Park.
The recent renovation has ensured that the Playhouse is handicap accessible, and amplification devices are available for hearing impaired patrons. If you require special accommodations to attend a show, please feel free to contact the BCT hotline at (301) 805-0219 to ensure we're prepared for your arrival at our performance.
As mentioned, the Playhouse is located in White Marsh Park off Route 3 in Bowie on the southbound side between Routes 450 and 50.
The official address is:
16500 White Marsh Park Drive
Bowie, MD 20715
Phone inquiries can be directed to (301) 809-3078 for Playhouse specific information.
For information on BCT's season, please see our Shows page, or the pages of our other resident theater groups linked below. Show schedules are also advertised in local papers such as the Bowie Blade, Bay Weekly, and the "This Month in Bowie" section of the City of Bowie website. Additional shows by local bands, dance troupes and other performers may be added to the schedule between the main performances.
Tickets to BCT shows can be purchased online through the Shows page.
Three other theatre companies share the Bowie Playhouse. You'll find a list of their productions on the websites, available via the links below.
If your group would like to reserve a date and time to perform at the Bowie Playhouse, contact the Bowie Department of Community Services at (301) 262-6200.