American Theater Group presents Bill Bowers and “All Over the Map”


originally published: 05/06/2022

(BASKING RIDGE, NJ) — The American Theater Group (ATG)the Somerset County Professional Theater Company which is celebrating its tenth season, will present Anywhere on the map, an autobiographical one-man show starring Bill Bowers, about his 30 years on the road, performing in 26 countries, on Broadway, at the White House – and in the best elementary school cafeterias. The show begins previews on June 9, opens on June 11, and runs through June 18 at the Fellowship Cultural Arts Center in Basking Ridge, NJ.

“We are thrilled to introduce Bill Bowers, a true theater artist and storyteller,” said Jim Vagias, ATG’s Production Artistic Director. “His performance will take the audience on a journey not just around the world, but through the human experience we all share. We have been fortunate to have Bill perform other shows for us over the years and they always have. were enthusiastically received by sold-out crowds.

The tickets are available for purchase online or by calling 908-580-3892. Fellowship Cultural Arts Center is located on the scenic Fellowship Village campus at 8000 Fellowship Road in Basking Ridge, New Jersey. Tickets are priced from $35-55 with student and senior discounts available. Performances take place on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and on Sundays at 2:30 p.m. There is an additional performance at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday June 18.

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All theater patrons must prove they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by showing their vaccination card and photo ID. Digital copies on smart phones with both sides of the card are acceptable, as are hard copies. Masks must be worn in the theater and common areas for resident safety.

“We are thrilled to welcome the American Theater Group back to the Fellowship Cultural Arts Center for their performance of ‘All Over the Map’ in June. We are especially thrilled to welcome Bill Bowers on stage for his unparalleled storytelling! said Brian Lawrence, President and CEO, Fellowship Senior Living.

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As an actor, mime and educator, Bill Bower traveled all 50 states in the United States and 26 countries in Europe and Asia. His Broadway credits include THE LION KING (Zazu) and THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL (Leggett), and he has appeared on the stages of Theater for a New Audience, St. Anne’s Warehouse, EST, Radio City Music Hall, The Kennedy Center, Steppenwolf , LaMaMa and New York Fringe. He is featured in the movie Two weeks noticeand on television in Disney’s Out of the box, remember WENN, One Life to Life, and All my children. Bill holds an MFA from Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University and an honorary doctorate from Rocky Mountain College. He is the pupil of the legendary Marcel Marceau.

American Theater Group (ATG), founded in 2012, produces new and classic works primarily by American playwrights with an emphasis on developing new works and rediscovering unjustly overlooked old ones. It also offers quality arts in education initiatives, including its annual DramaFest for students and its PlayLab program for BIPOC and queer playwrights. ATG programming is made possible in part through funds from the Somerset County Cultural & Heritage Commission, a partner of the New Jersey State Council on the Arts.

The Fellowship Cultural Arts Center’s The multi-purpose 257-seat Mitchell and Ann Sieminski Theater benefits from the design work of top theater, lighting and sound professionals who have created this state-of-the-art space. Open to the public, the lineup includes theatre, opera, symphony, jazz and ballet with performances by the New Jersey Festival Orchestra, New Jersey Ballet, Light Opera of New Jersey, American Theater Group, Centenary Stage Company and Trilogy Repertory.

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