It Goes Without Saying
February 17, 2011 - February 20, 2011
Written and Performed by Bill Bowers
Developed with and directed by Martha Banta
Join us for this fun and unflinching look at the life and mimes of performer Bill Bowers. From his days playing with his Barbie dolls in his backyard in Montana to his training with world-renowned mime Marcel Marceau, Bill has observed the incredible power that silence can wield—whether onstage, between family members, among neighbors, or when we are alone. Bill talks (yes, talks) with sensitivity, precision, and constant humor about a life lived to its fullest.
As an actor and a mime, Bill Bowers has performed throughout the U.S., Canada, and Europe. He appeared on Broadway as Zazu in Disney's THE LION KING, and as Leggett in THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL His original shows, IT GOES WITHOUT SAYING, 'NIGHT SWEETHEART, 'NIGHT BUTTERCUP and UNDER A MONTANA MOON have been produced Off Broadway and received critical raves. Bill has performed on some of the most prestigious stages in America, including Radio City Music Hall, Madison Square Garden, The Kennedy Center, and regional theaters nationwide. His television credits include LAW AND ORDER, ONE LIFE TO LIVE, ALL MY CHILDREN, REMEMBER W.E.N.N., and Disney's OUT OF THE BOX. He is also featured in the film TWO WEEKS NOTICE with Sandra Bullock and Hugh Grant, and the online news channel THE ONION NETWORK. Bill holds an MFA from Rutgers University's Mason Gross School of the Arts, and an Honorary PhD from Rocky Mountain College. He has studied mime with the legendary Marcel M