Stage, Television and Film
In New York, Bill has appeared Off-Broadway at Theater for a New Audience, La Ma Ma, New York Stage and Film, Ensemble Studio Theater, Urban Stages, Rattlestick Theater Company, and the New York Fringe Festival. On Broadway, Bill has been featured in two blockbuster Broadway musicals. He appeared as Zazu in the multiple Tony award-winning Disney's The Lion King, and he originated the role of Leggett in the hugely popular and Tony-nominated musical The Scarlet Pimpernel. In 2005 and 2006 Bill presented and starred in his original one-man play IT GOES WITHOUT SAYING in several Northeast venues, culminating in a critically acclaimed 8-week run at the Rattlestick Theatre in Greenwich Village, NYC.
Nationally, Bill appeared in the World Premieres of Beethoven 'n Pierrot at the Denver Theater Center, Young Rube at Repertory of St. Louis, and the title role in Little Tramp (a musical about Charlie Chaplin) at the O'Neill Theater Center. Some of Bill's regional theater credits include The Kennedy Center, Cincinnati Playhouse, The Denver Center, Repertory of St. Louis, Montana Repertory, George Street Playhouse, North Shore Music Theater, The Berkshire Theatre Festival, Missoula Children's Theater/MCT Theatre Festival, Paper Mill Playhouse, Seven Angels Theater Company, Adirondack Theater Festival, and Two Rivers Theater Co.
Bill's television credits include All My Children, One Life To Live, American Movie Classic'sRemember W.E.N.N., and Out of The Box, a popular educational program for children on the Disney Channel. While in the cast of The Scarlet Pimpernel, Bill was featured on such television shows as The Rosie O'Donnell Show, The Today Show, The NBA All-Star Game,and The Tony Awards. His most recent film appearance is as the mime in the major motion picture Two Weeks Notice, starring Sandra Bullock and Hugh Grant.
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"Bowers' comedic style might be defined as Robin Williams crossed with Martin Short... Charming, likeable, and energetic--a tour de force."
— The Nashville Scene, (TN)