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The latest news on live + streaming theatre in Des Moines.


DM Playhouse Announces Mini-Season, In-Person and Online Photo DM Playhouse Announces Mini-Season, In-Person and Online
by BWW News Desk on January 22, 2021 in Des Moines

The Des Moines Playhouse, now in its 102nd season, announced a mini-season for winter and spring 2021 that includes a comedy, a musical, and two shows for families. Tickets for in-person and online options are available at dmplayhouse.com and by phone at 515.277.6261.
Laura Bell Bundy to Teach 'Acting Through Song' Masterclass on BroadwayWorld's S Photo Laura Bell Bundy to Teach 'Acting Through Song' Masterclass on BroadwayWorld's Stage Door
by Team BWW on January 19, 2021 in Des Moines

Laura Bell Bundy is the first Broadway star to take her teaching talents to our Stage Door site with her 6-week intensive!
9 Jessica Vosk Videos We Can't Get Enough Of! Photo 9 Jessica Vosk Videos We Can't Get Enough Of!
by Team BWW on January 21, 2021 in Des Moines

Jessica Vosk is stopping by the Seth Rudetsky Concert Series this weekend! We're looking back at past performances before her show on Sunday!
Iowa Stage Theatre Company Presents Virtual Season Photo Iowa Stage Theatre Company Presents Virtual Season
by BWW News Desk on January 18, 2021 in Des Moines

Iowa Stage Theatre Company, central Iowa's home for award-winning theater that inspires, enlightens and entertains, is announcing a three-show virtual season in the spring of 2021.
BWW Blog: Shocking, Horrifying, Surprising, and Unbelievably Predictable - Part Photo BWW Blog: Shocking, Horrifying, Surprising, and Unbelievably Predictable - Part 1
by Student Blogger: Sabrina Duke on January 18, 2021 in Des Moines

My freshman year, I took a class entitled “Performing Power Performing Protest” in which we looked at  famous protests throughout history and the performance like nature of each event that led to their place in the history books.
Exclusive: Adam Pascal Sings from CABARET in Clip from SO FAR: AN ACOUSTIC RETRO Photo Exclusive: Adam Pascal Sings from CABARET in Clip from SO FAR: AN ACOUSTIC RETROSPECTIVE
by Team BWW on January 22, 2021 in Des Moines

Adam Pascal stopped by The Space for his virtual concert So Far: An Acoustic Retrospective. Check out this clip from his performance as he sings 'Maybe This Time' from Cabaret and buy the concert On Demand here!
Exclusive: Adam Pascal Sings from CHESS in Clip from SO FAR: AN ACOUSTIC RETROSP Photo Exclusive: Adam Pascal Sings from CHESS in Clip from SO FAR: AN ACOUSTIC RETROSPECTIVE
by Team BWW on January 20, 2021 in Des Moines

Adam Pascal stopped by The Space for his virtual concert So Far: An Acoustic Retrospective. Check out this clip from his performance as he sings 'Pity the Child' from Chess and buy the concert On Demand here!
Exclusive: Adam Pascal Sings from RENT in Clip from SO FAR: AN ACOUSTIC RETROSPE Photo Exclusive: Adam Pascal Sings from RENT in Clip from SO FAR: AN ACOUSTIC RETROSPECTIVE
by Team BWW on January 18, 2021 in Des Moines

Adam Pascal stopped by The Space for his virtual concert So Far: An Acoustic Retrospective. Check out this clip from his performance as he sings 'No Day But Today' from Rent and buy the concert On Demand here!
Jeremy Jordan, Ashley Spencer, Santino Fontana, Christy Altomare, and More Join Photo Jordan, Spencer, Fontana, Altomare, and More Join The Seth Concert Series Lineup
by Team BWW on January 19, 2021 in Des Moines

Jeremy Jordan, Ashley Spencer, Santino Fontana, and Christy Altomare are the latest Broadway stars to join Stephanie J. Block, Sebastian Arcelus, and Jessica Vosk on The Seth Rudetsky Concert Series!
9 Shows Streaming on BroadwayWorld Events This Week! Photo 9 Shows Streaming on BroadwayWorld Events This Week!
by Team BWW on January 18, 2021 in Des Moines

BroadwayWorld Events is bringing you incredible talent right into your home!
Exclusive: Kelli O'Hara Sings from THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY as Part of the Photo Exclusive: Kelli O'Hara Sings from THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY as Part of the Seth Concert Series; Re-Airs Today at 3PM!
by Team BWW on January 18, 2021 in Des Moines

Kelli O'Hara's performance as part of The Seth Concert Series, re-airs today at 3 PM ET. Check out an exclusive clip from the concert, which premiered last night, featuring Kelli singing Always Better from The Bridges of Madison County.
Story Pirates SLEEP SQUAD Starring Lilli Cooper Goes National; Ticket Sales Exte Photo Story Pirates SLEEP SQUAD Starring Lilli Cooper Goes National
by BWW News Desk on January 14, 2021 in Des Moines

By popular demand, The Story Pirates and Tony Award-winning producer Eva Price (Jagged Little Pill, Peter and The Starcatcher) have announced today that SLEEP SQUAD is now available through nine presenting partners, both regional theaters and performing arts centers, across the country. Ticket sales have been extended through February 21, 2021.
Winners Announced For The 2020 BroadwayWorld Des Moines Awards! Iowa Stage Theat Photo Winners Announced For The 2020 BroadwayWorld Des Moines Awards! Iowa Stage Theatre Company & More Take Home Wins!
by BWW Staff on January 11, 2021 in Des Moines

Winners have been announced for the 2020 BroadwayWorld Des Moines Awards - which were back bigger than ever, celebrating the best in local theatre of the past decade! 
VenuWorks Theatricals Announces Three Major New Projects on its 5th Anniversary Photo VenuWorks Theatricals Announces Three Major New Projects on its 5th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk on January 11, 2021 in Des Moines

5 years ago this week, Steve Peters and Michael Londra embarked on their VenuWorks Theatricals journey. The pair founded the theatrical company in 2016 to produce unique theatrical events for Broadway, national and global touring.
VIDEO: Watch Wayne Brady & Seth Rudetsky On Demand Photo VIDEO: Watch Wayne Brady & Seth Rudetsky On Demand
by BWW News Desk on January 07, 2021 in Des Moines

Wayne Brady is the latest Broadway star to join Seth Rudetsky on The Seth Concert Series!
9 Wayne Brady Videos We Can't Get Enough Of! Photo 9 Wayne Brady Videos We Can't Get Enough Of!
by BWW News Desk on January 07, 2021 in Des Moines

Wayne Brady is stopping by the Seth Rudetsky Concert Series this weekend! We're looking back at past performances before his show on Sunday!
Mirrorbox Theatre Continues Out of the Box Series With THE CAR AND FEEDING OF SM Photo Mirrorbox Theatre Continues Out of the Box Series With THE CAR AND FEEDING OF SMALL ANIMALS
by BWW News Desk on January 07, 2021 in Des Moines

Mirrorbox Theatre is continuing its Out of the Box series in 2021. Next up will be The Care and Feeding of Small Animals, written by Brooke-Erin Smith, and directed by Cavan Hallman.
VIDEO: Check Out a Sneak Peek from the Second Episode of ISAAC@CAFECARLYLE with Photo VIDEO: Check Out a Sneak Peek from the Second Episode of ISAAC@CAFECARLYLE with Special Guest Jackie Hoffman!
by BWW News Desk on January 05, 2021 in Des Moines

Check out this sneak peek from Isaac Mizrahi's next installment of ISAAC@CAFÉCARLYLE with special guest Jackie Hoffman!
Taylor Louderman, Alice Ripley, and More Join BroadwayWorld's Stage Door Photo Taylor Louderman, Alice Ripley, and More Join BroadwayWorld's Stage Door
by BWW News Desk on January 04, 2021 in Des Moines

Check out the newest theater names that are now available for video shoutouts and more on Stage Door!
8 Shows Streaming on BroadwayWorld Events This Week! Photo 8 Shows Streaming on BroadwayWorld Events This Week!
by BWW News Desk on January 04, 2021 in Des Moines

BroadwayWorld Events is bringing you incredible talent right into your home!
Who's New to BroadwayWorld's Stage Door This Week? Book Your Virtual Shoutout To Photo Who's New to BroadwayWorld's Stage Door This Week? Book Your Virtual Shoutout Today!
by BWW News Desk on January 03, 2021 in Des Moines

It might be a while before you visit your next stage door, but that doesn't mean you can't connect with your favorite Broadway stars in 2021. New to the Stage Door family this week are Derrick Davis, Stephanie Torns, Brittany Nicholas, Gerard Canonico and Betsy Struxness!
VIDEO: Check Out a Sneak Peek from THE BEST OF RADIO FREE BIRDLAND ON BROADWAY Photo VIDEO: Check Out a Sneak Peek from THE BEST OF RADIO FREE BIRDLAND ON BROADWAY
by BWW News Desk on December 28, 2020 in Des Moines

In this sneak peek from the show, Sierra Boggess performs 'Come to My Garden' from The Secret Garden in memory of Rebecca Luker.
Adrianna Hicks, Bryce Pinkham, Max Crumm, and More Join BroadwayWorld's Stage Do Photo Adrianna Hicks, Bryce Pinkham, Max Crumm, and More Join BroadwayWorld's Stage Door
by BWW News Desk on December 28, 2020 in Des Moines

Check out the newest theater names that are now available for video shoutouts and more on Stage Door!
15 Shows Streaming on BroadwayWorld Events This Week! Photo 15 Shows Streaming on BroadwayWorld Events This Week!
by BWW News Desk on December 28, 2020 in Des Moines

BroadwayWorld Events is bringing you incredible talent right into your home!
Orchestra Iowa Receives $175,000 in State Grants Photo Orchestra Iowa Receives $175,000 in State Grants
by BWW News Desk on December 26, 2020 in Des Moines

Orchestra Iowa will be receiving $175,000 in one-time state grants aimed at assisting arts and cultural organizations and artists affected by the pandemic.