Theater

'Becky's New Car' worthy of a test drive to Bowie Playhouse

'Becky's New Car' worthy of a test drive to Bowie Playhouse

As the doors swing open to Bowie Community Theatre’s production of American playwright Steven Dietz’s farcical “Becky’s New Car,” audience members climb aboard a wild, metaphoric road trip.

A theater professor at the University of Texas, Dietz has written more than 30 plays produced in regional and off-Broadway theaters across the United States. In addition, productions of his work have appeared in more than a dozen other countries.

Produced here by Malia Murray and Portia Bagley and directed by Ilene Chalmers, “Becky’s New Car” is the first of three post-feminist plays comprising a season Bowie Community Theatre calls “The Year of the Woman.” The plays are directed by and...

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