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Des Moines Playhouse 97th Season Concludes with STEEL MAGNOLIAS Des Moines Playhouse 97th Season Concludes with STEEL MAGNOLIAS
by BWW News Desk on May 22, 2017 in Des Moines

The Des Moines Community Playhouse presents 'Steel Magnolias,' June 2-18, 2017. Tickets may be purchased online at dmplayhouse.com, by phone at 515-277-6261, or at the Playhouse ticket office, 831 42nd St. 'Steel Magnolias' is sponsored by EMC Insurance Companies. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Des Moines - Week of 5/21/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Des Moines - Week of 5/21/2017
by BWW on May 21, 2017 in Des Moines

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/21/2017 for Des Moines (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World 5/18 - NEXT TO NORMAL, BEAUTIFUL, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World 5/18 - NEXT TO NORMAL, BEAUTIFUL, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on May 19, 2017 in Des Moines

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature NEXT TO NORMAL, HEDWIG, OKLAHOMA, BEAUTIFUL, and More! (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Des Moines - Week of 5/14/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Des Moines - Week of 5/14/2017
by BWW on May 14, 2017 in Des Moines

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/14/2017 for Des Moines (more...)
Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of VICTOR/VICTORIA at Revival Theatre Company Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of VICTOR/VICTORIA at Revival Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk on May 11, 2017 in Des Moines

Victor/Victoria, with book by Blake Edwards, lyrics by Leslie Bricusse, and music by Henry Mancini, with additional music by Frank Wildhorn, will make its Iowa Premiere at Revival Theatre Company. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in character below! (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World 5/12 - LA CAGE AUX FOLLES in Singapore, LITTLE SHOP in Burmingham, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World 5/12 - LA CAGE AUX FOLLES in Singapore, LITTLE SHOP in Burmingham, and More!
by BWW News Desk on May 12, 2017 in Des Moines

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature LE CAGE AUX FOLLES in Singapore, LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS in Birmingham, IN THE HEIGHTS in Connecticut and More! (more...)
Des Moines Resident to Receive AACT's 2017 Superior Volunteer Award This Summer Des Moines Resident to Receive AACT's 2017 Superior Volunteer Award This Summer
by BWW News Desk on May 09, 2017 in Des Moines

Gloria Filean of Des Moines is being honored with the Robert E. Gard Superior Volunteer Award from the American Association of Community Theatre (AACT). The award will be presented at an awards ceremony during the AACTFest 2017 national festival in Rochester, MN, June 26-July 1, 2017. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Des Moines - Week of 5/07/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Des Moines - Week of 5/07/2017
by BWW on May 07, 2017 in Des Moines

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/07/2017 for Des Moines (more...)
Des Moines Playhouse presents CINDERELLA 5/12 Des Moines Playhouse presents CINDERELLA 5/12
by BWW News Desk on May 04, 2017 in Des Moines

Join the Des Moines Community Playhouse on May 12 for 'Cinderella.' This story is part of the 2016-17 season of Friday Funday, a creative participatory story theatre program for children ages 4-6. Performances are at the Playhouse, Friday, May 12, at 9:30 AM, 10:45 AM, and 1:30 PM. (more...)
Des Moines Playhouse Teen Improv Meets 5/13 Des Moines Playhouse Teen Improv Meets 5/13
by BWW News Desk on May 04, 2017 in Des Moines

The Des Moines Community Playhouse is the home for Second Saturday, an alternative Saturday night entertainment for young people in grades 6-12. The final night of teen improv for the current school year will be held 7:30-10:00 PM, Saturday, May 13. Cost is $9. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged, and is available online at dmplayhouse.com. (more...)
Des Moines Playhouse Adds Performance of FANCY NANCY Des Moines Playhouse Adds Performance of FANCY NANCY
by BWW News Desk on May 04, 2017 in Des Moines

The Des Moines Community Playhouse has added a performance of "Fancy Nancy The Musical" at 4:00 PM, Sunday, May 21. Tickets for this and the originally scheduled performances through May 21, can be purchased online at dmplayhouse.com, by phone at 515-277-6261, and at the Playhouse box office. (more...)
Roosevelt Cultural District to Break Ground This Month on 42nd Street Streetscape Project Roosevelt Cultural District to Break Ground This Month on 42nd Street Streetscape Project
by BWW News Desk on May 03, 2017 in Des Moines

The Roosevelt Cultural District (RCD) is breaking ground on the 42nd Street Streetscape Project, 5:30 PM, Tuesday, May 16. The ceremonial shovel turning will be held at the district's southeast entrance, on the grounds of the Des Moines Community Playhouse. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World 5/5 - IN THE HEIGHTS in DC, 42ND STREET in Denver, TITLE OF SHOW in Baltimore and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World 5/5 - IN THE HEIGHTS in DC, 42ND STREET in Denver, TITLE OF SHOW in Baltimore and More!
by BWW News Desk on May 05, 2017 in Des Moines

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature a Spanish adaptation of IN THE HEIGHTS in Washington, DC, HERE LIES LOVE at Seattle Rep, and WEST SIDE STORY in Los Angeles, just to name a few. Check out our top features below! (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Des Moines - Week of 4/30/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Des Moines - Week of 4/30/2017
by BWW on April 30, 2017 in Des Moines

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/30/2017 for Des Moines (more...)
Des Moines Playhouse Announces Act Two of Capital Campaign Des Moines Playhouse Announces Act Two of Capital Campaign
by BWW News Desk on April 28, 2017 in Des Moines

The Des Moines Community Playhouse is raising the curtain on Act Two, the second phase of its capital campaign, at a public kick-off, 5:30 PM, Tuesday, May 2, at the theatre. The event is free; reservations are requested and may be made by calling Anna Zimney, Playhouse administrative assistant, at 515-974-5356. (more...)
Nominate NOW for the First-Ever 2017 BWW Classical Music Awards! Nominate NOW for the First-Ever 2017 BWW Classical Music Awards!
by BWW Staff on April 28, 2017 in Des Moines

Nominations are NOW OPEN for the 2017 BWW Classical Music Awards! The awards honor professional classical music recordings that were released from January 1, 2016 to December 31, 2016. Our BWW editors have set the categories and now YOU get to nominate and vote for your favorites! Nominations are reader-submitted and will be open through May 15th. (more...)
Nominate NOW for the First-Ever 2017 BWW Dance Awards! Nominate NOW for the First-Ever 2017 BWW Dance Awards!
by BWW Staff on April 28, 2017 in Des Moines

Nominations are NOW OPEN for the 2017 BWW Dance Awards! Dance professionals, professional dance companies, and professional dance productions in all dance genres in any part of the United States are eligible. The awards honor professional dance in America that took place from January 1st to December 31st 2016. Our editors have set the categories and now YOU get to nominate and vote for your favorites! Nominations are reader-submitted and will be open through May 15. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 4/28; IN THE HEIGHTS in DC, HERE LIES LOVE at Seattle Rep and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 4/28; IN THE HEIGHTS in DC, HERE LIES LOVE at Seattle Rep and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on April 28, 2017 in Des Moines

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature a Spanish adaptation of IN THE HEIGHTS in Washington, DC, HERE LIES LOVE at Seattle Rep, and WEST SIDE STORY in Los Angeles, just to name a few. Check out our top features below! (more...)
JONAH: ON STAGE! to Splash Into Cinemas Next Month JONAH: ON STAGE! to Splash Into Cinemas Next Month
by BWW News Desk on April 24, 2017 in Des Moines

Sight & Sound is taking its hit musical to the big screen. After being filmed before a live audience at the spectacular Lancaster, PA theater, JONAH: On Stage! will be featured on over 600 movie screens nationwide for a one-night event. (more...)
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by BWW Staff on April 24, 2017 in Des Moines

Looking for your next theatre related job? BroadwayWorld has a database full of listings for jobs in the theatre/entertainment industry! Looking for candidates to fill that open position? Adding a listing to the BroadwayWorld Classifieds is free! (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Des Moines - Week of 4/23/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Des Moines - Week of 4/23/2017
by BWW on April 23, 2017 in Des Moines

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/23/2017 for Des Moines (more...)
THE NNPN Rolling World Premiere of RELATIVITY Rolls Through Iowa City THE NNPN Rolling World Premiere of RELATIVITY Rolls Through Iowa City
by BWW News Desk on April 22, 2017 in Des Moines

National New Play Network, the country's alliance of nonprofit theaters that champions the development, production, and continued life of new plays, celebrates the initial success of the Rolling World Premiere (RWP) of Relativity by Mark St. Germain as Riverside Theatre (Iowa City, IA,) presents its RWP production through April 30. (more...)
Nominations NOW OPEN for 2017 BWW Dance Awards! Nominations NOW OPEN for 2017 BWW Dance Awards!
by BWW Staff on April 21, 2017 in Des Moines

Nominations are NOW OPEN for the 2017 BWW Dance Awards! Dance professionals, professional dance companies, and professional dance productions in all dance genres in any part of the United States are eligible. The awards honor professional dance in America that took place from January 1st to December 31st 2016. Our editors have set the categories and now YOU get to nominate and vote for your favorites! Nominations are reader-submitted and will be open through May 15. (more...)
Nominations NOW OPEN for 2017 BWW Classical Music Awards! Nominations NOW OPEN for 2017 BWW Classical Music Awards!
by BWW Staff on April 21, 2017 in Des Moines

Nominations are NOW OPEN for the 2017 BWW Classical Music Awards! The awards honor professional classical music recordings that were released from January 1, 2016 to December 31, 2016. Our BWW editors have set the categories and now YOU get to nominate and vote for your favorites! Nominations are reader-submitted and will be open through May 15th. (more...)
Look! Up in the Sky! Dean Cain to Attend Wizard World Comic Con Des Moines This May Look! Up in the Sky! Dean Cain to Attend Wizard World Comic Con Des Moines This May
by BWW News Desk on April 20, 2017 in Des Moines

The 1990s brought a new take on the Superman franchise, and Dean Cain, who brought the Man of Steel back to TV screens in the hit series 'Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman,' will appear at Wizard World Comic Con Des Moines, Saturday and Sunday, May 20-21 at the Iowa Events Center. (more...)