BWW Previews: Much to See in Des Moines

BWW Previews: Much to See in Des Moines

A variety of theatrical experiences abound in Des Moines this May. Read on to find out more.

StageWest Theater Company's production of Norwegians, which opened last month, continues through May 4th. For ticket information visit StageWest Theater Company.

The Des Moines Community Playhouse presents the comedy Boeing, Boeing. Set in the swinging 1960's, Boeing, Boeing tells the story of Bernard and his multitude of ladies, all flight attendants. Mistaken identities and madcap comedy ensue when all the flight attendants end up grounded at the same time. Boeing, Boeing opens May 23rd and runs through June 8th. For ticket information go to Des Moines Community Playhouse.

Cirque Mechanics: Birdhouse Factory will transform the Civic Center stage to a Depression era widget factory. Cirque Mechanics reinvents circus elements with unique storytelling elements that will leave audiences amazed at their ingenuity. Cirque Mechanics: Birdhouse Factory plays on May 17th. For ticket information visit Des Moines Performing Arts.

The Intergalactic Nemesis Live Action Graphic Novel is one of the most unique theatrical experiences you will find. A combination of comic books and live radio broadcast, complete with voice actors, an onstage Foley artist, and projections of hand-drawn artwork, the troupe will present Book One: Target Earth. Intergalactic Nemesis runs through May 11th. For ticket information visit Des Moines Performing Arts.

Whether you love comedy, comics, or the circus, you will find fantastic shows this month.

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Brooke Bridenstine Brooke is a Des Moines native who has been enjoying theater her entire life. She fell in love with writing about theater in college when an extra credit assignment in Theater 106 was to go to a show and review it. After seeing Wicked thirteen times last year, Brooke decided it was time to start making something of her passion.

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