Des Moines Playhouse presents MISS NELSON IS MISSING!

Des Moines Playhouse presents MISS NELSON IS MISSING!The Des Moines Community Playhouse presents "Miss Nelson Is Missing!," Feb. 23-Mar. 11, 2018. Tickets may be purchased online at, by phone at 515-277-6261, or at the Playhouse ticket office, 831 42nd St. " Miss Nelson Is Missing!" is sponsored by Nationwide.

Miss Nelson's class is the worst behaved in the whole school. Spitballs flying across the room, paper airplanes sailing every which way, and uncontrollable children send the gentle, long-suffering teacher, Miss Nelson, over the edge. But the students of Room 207 are in for a surprise when Miss Nelson (Gina Gedler) turns up missing and is replaced by Viola Swamp (Gina Gedler), a scary substitute teacher who assigns homework from hell and wields her ruler like a sword! In desperation, the students set out to find their beloved Miss Nelson ... but will they ever get her back?

The Playhouse cast is directed by Melissa Chavas-Miller with music direction by Brenton Brown and choreography by Jim Kolnik. The cast includes Crey Abbas, Meridan Boyd, Tyndal Hervey, Tatum Lowell, Mark Maddy, Jack Ray, Maddie Ripperger, Ethan Saltz, and Savannah Trotter.

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.

For more information about the Playhouse and "Miss Nelson Is Missing!," contact the Playhouse ticket office at 515-277-6261.

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