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Des Moines Playhouse Announces TEEN IMPROV NIGHT, Today Des Moines Playhouse Announces TEEN IMPROV NIGHT, Today
by BWW News Desk on December 09, 2017 in Des Moines

The Des Moines Community Playhouse is the home for Second Today, an alternative Today night entertainment for young people in grades 6-12. The teen improv night will be held 7:30-10:00 PM, Today, Dec. 9. Cost is $9. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged, and is available online at dmplayhouse.com. (more...)
City Circle Acting Company presents JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT City Circle Acting Company presents JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT
by BWW News Desk on December 08, 2017 in Des Moines

City Circle Acting Company of Coralville will present Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat on December 8-10 and 15-17 at the Coralville Center for the Performing Arts. Performances are December 8,9,15 and 16 at 7:30 p.m. and December 10 and 17 at 2 p.m. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 12/8 - Les Mis, Newsies, School of Rock, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 12/8 - Les Mis, Newsies, School of Rock, and More!
by BWW Special on December 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 ... (more...)
Submissions Now Being Accepted For Tony Awards 2018 Theatre Education Award Submissions Now Being Accepted For Tony Awards 2018 Theatre Education Award
by BWW News Desk on December 06, 2017 in Des Moines

The Tony Awards and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) will once again recognize an exemplary teacher with the Excellence in Theatre Education Award, to be presented at the 2018 Tony Awards on Sunday, June 10, 2018. CMU alumnus, actor and producer, Zachary Quinto, will serve as the award's official ambassador and will take part in the selection committee. (more...)
DM Playhouse Presents THE ELVES AND THE SHOEMAKER DM Playhouse Presents THE ELVES AND THE SHOEMAKER
by BWW News Desk on December 04, 2017 in Des Moines

Join the Des Moines Community Playhouse on Dec. 15 for 'The Elves and The Shoemaker.' This story is part of the 2017-18 season of Friday Funday, a creative participatory story theatre program for children ages 4-6. Performances are at the Playhouse, Friday, Dec. 15, at 9:30 AM, 10:45 AM, and 1:30 PM. Shows are approximately 45 minutes in length. The performance at 10:45 AM will have audio description, provided by IRIS. Admission is $6 per person, adults and children. Tickets may be purchased online at dmplayhouse.com, by phone at 515-277-6261, or at the Playhouse ticket office, 831 42nd St. (more...)
Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Dec. 3 Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Dec. 3
by Audition Roundup on December 03, 2017 in Des Moines

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, December 3, 2017 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)
Laugh Along with Ed Asner at Bluff City Theater Laugh Along with Ed Asner at Bluff City Theater
by BWW News Desk on December 01, 2017 in Des Moines

Seven-time Emmy Award-winner Ed Asner will be bringing his one-man comedic stage reading to Hannibal in January, 2018 courtesy of Bluff City Theater and Hannibal Regional Healthcare System. (more...)
City Circle Acting Company's Spotlight On Hunger Campaign to Support Local Food Pantry City Circle Acting Company's Spotlight On Hunger Campaign to Support Local Food Pantry
by BWW News Desk on November 30, 2017 in Des Moines

City Circle Acting Company of Coralville is partnering with the Coralville Community Food Pantry to focus a Spotlight on Hunger during its 20th anniversary season. Food insecurity is a pressing problem in Coralville, explains Whitney Russell, City Circle Board member. Through our Spotlight on Hunger campaign we hope to raise community awareness and give everyone who attends our shows, the chance to help. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 12/1 - A Christmas Carol, Fiddler, School of Rock, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 12/1 - A Christmas Carol, Fiddler, School of Rock, and More!
by BWW Special on December 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 ... (more...)
Revival Theatre Company 2018 Artwork Revealed Revival Theatre Company 2018 Artwork Revealed
by BWW News Desk on November 29, 2017 in Des Moines

Revival Theatre Company (RTC) releases their 2018 season artwork for Ragtime, The Bridges of Madison County and Sunday in the Park with George. (more...)
DM Playhouse Presents Teen Improv Night DM Playhouse Presents Teen Improv Night
by BWW News Desk on November 29, 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 teen improv night will be held 7:30-10:00 PM, Saturday, Dec. 9. Cost is $9. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged, and is available online at dmplayhouse.com. (more...)
City Circle Acting Company presents JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT City Circle Acting Company presents JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT
by BWW News Desk on November 28, 2017 in Des Moines

City Circle Acting Company of Coralville will present Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat on December 8-10 and 15-17 at the Coralville Center for the Performing Arts. Performances are December 8,9,15 and 16 at 7:30 p.m. and December 10 and 17 at 2 p.m. (more...)
BroadwayWorld Teams with Charity Network to Launch Charity Corner! BroadwayWorld Teams with Charity Network to Launch Charity Corner!
by BWW News Desk on November 28, 2017 in Des Moines

BroadwayWorld, the largest and most comprehensive theatre website, has signed on as the 2018 official media partner for Charity Network, including online auction site Charitybuzz and sweepstakes platform Prizeo. This collaboration will bring to the forefront news about doing good and giving back, from Broadway to the broader entertainment industry. (more...)
BroadwayWorld Seeks Contributors Based In Des Moines BroadwayWorld Seeks Contributors Based In Des Moines
by BWW News Desk on November 24, 2017 in Des Moines

As a Contributing Editor, you will have the opportunity to review the shows of your choice, conduct interviews with local and touring talent, design features of your own choosing for publishing, and work/network with your local theater press reps to bring exposure to the theatrical offerings in your area. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/24 - EVITA, ANNIE, AIDA, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/24 - EVITA, ANNIE, AIDA, and More!
by BWW Special on November 24, 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 ... (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Des Moines - Week of 11/20/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Des Moines - Week of 11/20/2017
by BWW on November 20, 2017 in Des Moines

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/20/2017 for Des Moines (more...)
Des Moines Metro Opera Capital Campaign Exceeds Goal Des Moines Metro Opera Capital Campaign Exceeds Goal
by BWW News Desk on November 20, 2017 in Des Moines

Des Moines Metro Opera's (DMMO) Words and Music at the Carnegie Capital Campaign has raised over $4 million, exceeding its original $3.5 million goal. General and Artistic Director Michael Egel announced the news on November 9 at a donor recognition event to celebrate the campaign's success. (more...)
Transgender Opera AS ONE to Open Des Moines Metro Opera's 46th Season Transgender Opera AS ONE to Open Des Moines Metro Opera's 46th Season
by BWW News Desk on November 17, 2017 in Des Moines

Des Moines Metro Opera opens its 46th Season on November 17 with As One, a one-act chamber opera for two voices and string quartet with music by Laura Kaminsky and libretto by Mark Campbell and Kimberly Reed. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/17 - MARGARITAVILLE, LES MIS, WAITRESS and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/17 - MARGARITAVILLE, LES MIS, WAITRESS and More!
by BWW Special on November 17, 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 BIG FISH, SISTER ACT, HAND TO GOD and more! (more...)
DM Playhouse Production Of Disney's The Little Mermaid Opens December 1 DM Playhouse Production Of Disney's The Little Mermaid Opens December 1
by BWW News Desk on November 15, 2017 in Des Moines

The Des Moines Community Playhouse production of 'Disney's the Little Mermaid,' will be presented Dec. 1-23, 2017. Tickets may be purchased online at dmplayhouse.com, by phone at 515-277-6261, or at the Playhouse ticket office, 831 42nd St. 'Disney's The Little Mermaid' is sponsored by DuPont Pioneer. (more...)
DM Playhouse Adds Another Performance of A LITTLE HOUSE CHRISTMAS DM Playhouse Adds Another Performance of A LITTLE HOUSE CHRISTMAS
by BWW News Desk on November 15, 2017 in Des Moines

The Des Moines Community Playhouse has added a performance of 'A Little House Christmas' on Sunday, Nov. 26, at 4:00 PM. Tickets for this and the originally scheduled performances now through Nov. 26 can be purchased online at dmplayhouse.com, by phone at 515-277-6261, and at the Playhouse ticket office. (more...)
DM Playhouse to Kick Off New Season of Teen Improv This Weekend DM Playhouse to Kick Off New Season of Teen Improv This Weekend
by BWW News Desk on November 11, 2017 in Des Moines

The Des Moines Community Playhouse is the home for Second Today, an alternative Today night entertainment for young people in grades 6-12. The new season of teen improv continues 7:30-10:00 PM, Today, Nov. 11. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/10 - BIG FISH, SISTER ACT, HAND TO GOD and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/10 - BIG FISH, SISTER ACT, HAND TO GOD and More!
by BWW Special on November 10, 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 BIG FISH, SISTER ACT, HAND TO GOD and more! (more...)
Pleasantville High School To Present 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE Pleasantville High School To Present 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE
by BWW News Desk on November 09, 2017 in Des Moines

Pleasantville High School's Drama department will present their fall play The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee next week at the Pleasantville Event Center. (more...)
DM Playhouse to Kick Off New Season of Teen Improv This Weekend DM Playhouse to Kick Off New Season of Teen Improv This Weekend
by BWW News Desk on November 07, 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 continues 7:30-10:00 PM, Saturday, Nov. 11. (more...)