Des Moines Theater Reviews
 


BWW Review: Theatre Cedar Rapids Brings Life to Vinegar Tom BWW Review: Theatre Cedar Rapids Brings Life to Vinegar Tom
by Shy White - June 26, 2017

TCR Presents Vinegar Tom in an insanely entertaining manner, audience was kept on the edge of their seats!... (more...)
BWW Review: YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN at The Des Moines Playhouse BWW Review: YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN at The Des Moines Playhouse
by Nolan Boggess - March 24, 2017

It is a known fact that any cold heart can be warmed by a seven foot mute monster in tap shoes singing Irving Berlin's "Puttin' on the Ritz". If you happen to be a fan of Mel Brooks' film Young Frankenstein, you already know this. But, if you happen to be like me and have never seen the iconic film,... (more...)
BWW Review: WEST SIDE STORY Entertains in Face of Controversy at The Des Moines Playhouse BWW Review: WEST SIDE STORY Entertains in Face of Controversy at The Des Moines Playhouse
by Nolan Boggess - October 20, 2016

Amidst months of controversy and questioning, Des Moines Playhouse's West Side Story succeeds to be one of the best and emotionally charged shows Des Moines has seen in a while. That is, if one can get past the apparent lack of Latinx actors in the show. ... (more...)
BWW Review: HAND TO GOD Thrills at StageWest Theatre Company BWW Review: HAND TO GOD Thrills at StageWest Theatre Company
by Nolan Boggess - September 15, 2016

Hand to God is good. It is that type of good that makes you feel bad for loving it so much.... (more...)