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DM Playhouse Presents LITTLE RED HEN at Friday Funday DM Playhouse Presents LITTLE RED HEN at Friday Funday
by BWW News Desk on October 16, 2017 in Des Moines

Join the Des Moines Community Playhouse on Oct. 27 for 'The Little Red Hen.' This story is part of the 2017-18 season of Friday Funday, a creative participatory story theatre program for children ages 4-6. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/13 - ONCE, FUN HOME, FROM HERE TO ETERNITY and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/13 - ONCE, FUN HOME, FROM HERE TO ETERNITY and More!
by BWW Special on October 13, 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 ONCE, FUN HOME, FROM HERE TO ETERNITY and More! (more...)
Des Moines Playhouse Announces Continuation of Second Saturday Program Des Moines Playhouse Announces Continuation of Second Saturday Program
by BWW News Desk on October 10, 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 new season of teen improv starts 7:30-10:00 PM, Saturday, Oct. 14. Cost is $9. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged, and is available online at dmplayhouse.com. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/6 - HAIR, BILLY ELLIOT, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/6 - HAIR, BILLY ELLIOT, and More!
by BWW Special on October 06, 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 HAIR, BILLY ELLIOT, and More! (more...)
Photo Flash: Des Moines Community Playhouse presents World Premiere of CHOICES Photo Flash: Des Moines Community Playhouse presents World Premiere of CHOICES
by BWW News Desk on October 04, 2017 in Des Moines

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. (more...)
Des Moined Community Playhouse presents World Premiere of CHOICES, 10/13-29 Des Moined Community Playhouse presents World Premiere of CHOICES, 10/13-29
by BWW News Desk on October 02, 2017 in Des Moines

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. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/29 - BRIDGES, A CHORUS LINE, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/29 - BRIDGES, A CHORUS LINE, and More!
by BWW Special on September 29, 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 BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY, A CHORUS LINE, and More! (more...)
The Broadway League Names 2017 National Education & Engagement Grant Recipients in WI, OH, CA, SD, FL and More The Broadway League Names 2017 National Education & Engagement Grant Recipients in WI, OH, CA, SD, FL and More
by BWW News Desk on September 28, 2017 in Des Moines

The Broadway League has announced the recipients of its 22nd annual National Education and Engagement Grants. These grants support inspiring and inventive programs for a wide range of participants to experience and understand Broadway performances as a form of artistic expression and a powerful educational tool. (more...)
Wizard World Announces 2018 Comic Con Schedule Wizard World Announces 2018 Comic Con Schedule
by BWW News Desk on September 27, 2017 in Des Moines

Pushing ahead with an aggressive move into new markets while retaining many of its most popular venues, Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) today announced the first iteration of its 2018 calendar, securing a total of 17 events, including 11 holdovers from successful 2017 shows. (more...)
Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Sep. 24 Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Sep. 24
by Audition Roundup on September 24, 2017 in Des Moines

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, September 24, 2017 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/22 - HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME, GYPSY, RENT, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/22 - HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME, GYPSY, RENT, and More!
by BWW Special on September 22, 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 HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME, GYPSY, RENT, and More! (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Des Moines - Week of 9/20/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Des Moines - Week of 9/20/2017
by BWW on September 20, 2017 in Des Moines

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/20/2017 for Des Moines (more...)
Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Sep. 17 Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Sep. 17
by Audition Roundup on September 17, 2017 in Des Moines

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, September 17, 2017 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/15 - DREAMGIRLS, BOOK OF MORMON, And More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/15 - DREAMGIRLS, BOOK OF MORMON, And More!
by BWW Special on September 15, 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 Dreamgirls, The Odd Couple, The Book of Mormon, and more! (more...)
City Circle Acting Company Presents PETER AND THE STARCATCHER City Circle Acting Company Presents PETER AND THE STARCATCHER
by BWW News Desk on September 11, 2017 in Des Moines

City Circle Acting Company of Coralville will present Peter and the Starcatcher on September 22-24 at the Coralville Center for the Performing Arts. Performances are September 22 and 23 at 7:30 pm andSeptember 24 at 2:00 pm. (more...)
Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Sep. 10 Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Sep. 10
by Audition Roundup on September 10, 2017 in Des Moines

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, September 10, 2017 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)
501 (see three) ARTS Announces Triple Premiere of PANG! 501 (see three) ARTS Announces Triple Premiere of PANG!
by BWW News Desk on September 10, 2017 in Des Moines

501 (see three) ARTS announces the triple premiere of Pang!, by Dan Froot and Company, three live radio plays based on the oral histories of families hungering for change. Pang! will be performed for theatre audiences in October, December, and January in Cedar Rapids, Iowa (10/20 & 10/21), Los Angeles, California (12/2 & 12/3), and Miami, Florida (1/25, 1/26 & 1/27/18), respectfully. Pang! aims to raise awareness, decrease stigma, and promote cross-class dialogue around circumstances faced by families living below the poverty line. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/8 - FOLLIES, GYPSY, GHOST, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/8 - FOLLIES, GYPSY, GHOST, and More!
by BWW Special on September 08, 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 FOLLIES, GYPSY, GHOST, and More! (more...)
Des Moines Playhouse's 2017-18 Teen Improv Night Kicks Off on 9/9 Des Moines Playhouse's 2017-18 Teen Improv Night Kicks Off on 9/9
by BWW News Desk on September 06, 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 new season of teen improv starts 7:30-10:00 PM, Saturday, Sept. 9. Cost is $9. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged, and is available online at dmplayhouse.com. (more...)
City Circle's New Play Festival Set for September 16 City Circle's New Play Festival Set for September 16
by BWW News Desk on August 31, 2017 in Des Moines

City Circle Acting Company of Coralville will present its biennial New Play Festival on September 16 at 7:30 pm at the Coralville Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/1 - MY FAIR LADY, PIPPIN, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/1 - MY FAIR LADY, PIPPIN, and More!
by BWW Special on September 01, 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 My Fair Lady, Pippin, and More! (more...)
Photo FLASH: A CHORUS LINE at Des Moines Playhouse Photo FLASH: A CHORUS LINE at Des Moines Playhouse
by BWW News Desk on August 30, 2017 in Des Moines

The Des Moines Community Playhouse presents "A Chorus Line," Sept. 8-Oct. 1, 2017. Tickets may be purchased online at dmplayhouse.com, by phone at 515-277-6261, or at the Playhouse ticket office, 831 42nd St. "A Chorus Line" is an enduring American classic which contains language and situations which may be offensive to some. (more...)
Des Moines Playhouse Brings A CHORUS LINE to the Stage Des Moines Playhouse Brings A CHORUS LINE to the Stage
by BWW News Desk on August 30, 2017 in Des Moines

The Des Moines Community Playhouse presents 'A Chorus Line,' Sept. 8-Oct. 1, 2017. Tickets may be purchased online at dmplayhouse.com, by phone at 515-277-6261, or at the Playhouse ticket office, 831 42nd St. 'A Chorus Line' is an enduring American classic which contains language and situations which may be offensive to some.   (more...)
Des Moines Playhouse Leads Best of Broadway Tour Des Moines Playhouse Leads Best of Broadway Tour
by BWW News Desk on August 30, 2017 in Des Moines

Join Des Moines Community Playhouse artistic director John Viars, Oct. 26-29, 2017, for the Best of Broadway tour. Registration and a $400 deposit are now being accepted at the Playhouse. Contact Lee Ann Bakros, trip coordinator, by phone at 515-974-5358, or register online at dmplayhouse.com. Total trip cost is $2199 per person, double occupancy. Space is limited, and trips sell out quickly. (more...)
Des Moines Playhouse Brings A CHORUS LINE to the Stage Des Moines Playhouse Brings A CHORUS LINE to the Stage
by BWW News Desk on August 30, 2017 in Des Moines

The Des Moines Community Playhouse presents 'A Chorus Line,' Sept. 8-Oct. 1, 2017. Tickets may be purchased online at dmplayhouse.com, by phone at 515-277-6261, or at the Playhouse ticket office, 831 42nd St. 'A Chorus Line' is an enduring American classic which contains language and situations which may be offensive to some. (more...)