Photo Flash: Des Moines Community Playhouse presents World Premiere of CHOICES

The Des Moines Community Playhouse presents the new comedy by Karen Schaeffer, "Choices" Oct.13-29, 2017. Tickets may be purchased online at dmplayhouse.com, by phone at 515-277-6261, or at the Playhouse ticket office, 831 42nd St.

Liz (Lyndsy Darland) is a recent widow with a bad dating track record, so her spunky friends each set her up with a different guy. In the hilarious intrigue that follows, Liz finds out just how difficult making choices can be. The women are smart and the humor is sharp in the World Premiere of the latest comedy from Karen Schaeffer (author of "Girls' Weekend," a hit in the Playhouse's 2014-15 Season).

Directed by John Viars, the Playhouse cast includes Peter Dean, Ian Shields, Maggie Jane Tatone, Gabe Thompson, and Heather Tragesser.

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 "Choices," contact the Playhouse ticket office at 515-277-6261.

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Photo Flash: Des Moines Community Playhouse presents World Premiere of CHOICES
Liz (Lyndsy Darland) has to choose between two suitors, Pete (Gabe Thompson, left) and Frank (Peter Dean, right) in the world premiere of “Choices� by Karen Schaeffer, Oct. 13-29, 2017, at the Des Moines Community Playhouse. Photo by Steve Gibbons.

Photo Flash: Des Moines Community Playhouse presents World Premiere of CHOICES
(From left to right) Gabe Thompson, Ian Shields, and Lyndsy Darland in the cast of the world premiere of “Choices� by Karen Schaeffer, Oct. 13-29, 2017, at the Des Moines Community Playhouse. Photo by Steve Gibbons.

Photo Flash: Des Moines Community Playhouse presents World Premiere of CHOICES
Liz (Lyndsy Darland) has to choose between two suitors, Pete (Gabe Thompson, right) and Frank (Peter Dean, left) in the world premiere of “Choices� by Karen Schaeffer, Oct. 13-29, 2017, at the Des Moines Community Playhouse. Also pictured (center) is Ian Shields as Chad. Photo by Steve Gibbons.

Photo Flash: Des Moines Community Playhouse presents World Premiere of CHOICES
Playwright Karen Schaeffer (standing) comments on the comedy of “Choices,� in which Liz (Lyndsy Darland) has to decide between two suitors, Frank (Peter Dean, center) and Pete (Gabe Thompson, right). The world premiere of “Choices� is Oct. 13-29, 2017, at the Des Moines Community Playhouse. Photo by Steve Gibbons.

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