Des Moines Playhouse Announces 100th Season at Upcoming Party
The Des Moines Community Playhouse has the most celebrating, eye-popping, song-singing, 100-year loving, big-doings season ever. The theatre's 100th season includes four musicals, plus drama, comedy, and family shows. Be part of the excitement as the titles are revealed at the 2018-19 Season Announcement Party, 5:30-6:30 PM, Monday, Feb. 26, 2018. The party is free, but reservations are required by Feb. 20 at dmplayhouse.com.The festivities begin at 5:30 PM with a social hour featuring light hors d'oeuvres, beverages, and live music from Francine Griffith. The official announcement of the season line-up by Playhouse artistic director, John Viars, takes place at 6:15 PM. The Playhouse is one of the oldest and largest community theatres in the US. Located at the 42nd Street exit of I-235, the theatre has presented a full season of shows since 1919 and also offers a wide variety of educational experiences including classes for ages 4 to adult, theatre trips to New York, and volunteer opportunities onstage and backstage. Playhouse season tickets go on sale Mar. 15, 2018, online at dmplayhouse.com and at the Playhouse ticket office.