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Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 2/16 - HUNCHBACK, HAMILTON, FRANKENSTEIN, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 2/16 - HUNCHBACK, HAMILTON, FRANKENSTEIN, and More!
by BWW Special on February 16, 2018 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 HUNCHBACK, HAMILTON, FRANKENSTEIN, and More! (more...)
Des Moines Playhouse presents MISS NELSON IS MISSING! Des Moines Playhouse presents MISS NELSON IS MISSING!
by BWW News Desk on February 14, 2018 in Des Moines

The Des Moines Community Playhouse presents 'Miss Nelson Is Missing!,' Feb. 23-Mar. 11, 2018. Tickets may be purchased online at dmplayhouse.com, by phone at 515-277-6261, or at the Playhouse ticket office, 831 42nd St. ' Miss Nelson Is Missing!' is sponsored by Nationwide. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 2/9 - DOGFIGHT, MOTOWN, WAITRESS and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 2/9 - DOGFIGHT, MOTOWN, WAITRESS and More!
by BWW Special on February 09, 2018 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 DOGFIGHT, MOTOWN, WAITRESS and More! (more...)
Des Moines Playhouse Presents GOLDEN AGE OF RADIO Des Moines Playhouse Presents GOLDEN AGE OF RADIO
by BWW News Desk on February 05, 2018 in Des Moines

The Des Moines Community Playhouse's Final Act Ensemble presents their winter show, a salute to old-time radio comedy, at 7:00 PM, Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018. Tickets are $10 for all ages and available online at dmplayhouse.com and at the Playhouse ticket office, 515-277-6261. (more...)
Des Moines Playhouse Announces 100th Season at Upcoming Party Des Moines Playhouse Announces 100th Season at Upcoming Party
by BWW News Desk on February 02, 2018 in Des Moines

The Des Moines Community Playhouse has the most celebrating, eye-popping, song-singing, 100-year loving, big-doings season ever. The theatre's 100th season includes four musicals, plus drama, comedy, and family shows. Be part of the excitement as the titles are revealed at the 2018-19 Season Announcement Party, 5:30-6:30 PM, Monday, Feb. 26, 2018. The party is free, but reservations are required by Feb. 20 at dmplayhouse.com. (more...)
Des Moines Playhouse Hosts Teen Improv Night Des Moines Playhouse Hosts Teen Improv Night
by BWW News Desk on February 02, 2018 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 starts 7:30-10:00 PM, Saturday, Feb. 10. 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 2/2 - WAITRESS, LES MIS, PRISCILLA, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 2/2 - WAITRESS, LES MIS, PRISCILLA, and More!
by BWW Special on February 02, 2018 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 LES MIS, WAITRESS, PRSCILLA, and More! (more...)
Zachary James to Perform Live at Noce, Des Moines Zachary James to Perform Live at Noce, Des Moines
by BWW News Desk on January 31, 2018 in Des Moines

???????Broadway's Zachary James (The Addams Family, South Pacific, Coram Boy) plays Noce Jazz Club in Des Moines, Iowa, on Saturday, February 3 at 10:30pm as part of the club's late night Broadway series. James is joined by pianist, Kyle Naig. The cabaret will feature highlights from James' career on the musical theatre and operatic stage as well as standards from the American musical theatre repertoire.  (more...)
Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jan. 28 Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jan. 28
by Audition Roundup on January 28, 2018 in Des Moines

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, January 28, 2018 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)
City Circle Acting Company Presents The Musical CHESS in Concert City Circle Acting Company Presents The Musical CHESS in Concert
by BWW News Desk on January 26, 2018 in Des Moines

City Circle Acting Company of Coralville will present the musical CHESS in Concert on February 9-11 at the Coralville Center for the Performing Arts. Performances are February 9 and 10 at 7:30 p.m. and February 11 at 2 p.m. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 1/26 - HAMLET, CABARET, CHICAGO, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 1/26 - HAMLET, CABARET, CHICAGO, and More!
by BWW Special on January 26, 2018 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 HAMLET, CABARET, CHICAGO, and More! (more...)
BWW Review: TURANDOT triumphs at Cedar Rapids Opera Theatre BWW Review: TURANDOT triumphs at Cedar Rapids Opera Theatre
by Zachary James on January 25, 2018 in Des Moines

Cedar Rapids Opera Theatre presented Puccini's epic Turandot as part of the company's Twentieth Anniversary season, January 19th and 21st at the historic Paramount Theatre in downtown Cedar Rapids, delivering a handsome production, richly adorned with all the spectacle and vocal fireworks one could hope for in a presentation of Puccini's final work. (more...)
The Des Moines Community Playhouse Celebrates 100 Years In Song The Des Moines Community Playhouse Celebrates 100 Years In Song
by BWW News Desk on January 25, 2018 in Des Moines

The Des Moines Community Playhouse is approaching its 100th anniversary, and has already begun the celebration with a special performances each year leading up to the big day. On Feb. 16-17, the Playhouse will continue the trip down memory lane with 'Countdown to 100: Musicals of the 2000s.' The program celebrates Playhouse and Broadway musical theatre history. 'Countdown to 100' is presented by Hubbell Realty Company with support from Workiva. (more...)
CELTIC FIRE Comes To The Temple Theater CELTIC FIRE Comes To The Temple Theater
by BWW News Desk on January 22, 2018 in Des Moines

Des Moines Performing Arts presents one of Ireland's leading tenors, MICHAEL LONDRA'S CELTIC FIRE, at the Temple Theater on Thursday, March 15, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets to MICHAEL LONDRA'S CELTIC FIRE will be available starting at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 26, 2018 at DMPA.org, the Civic Center Ticket Office, or by phone at (515) 246-2300. (more...)
Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jan. 21 Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jan. 21
by Audition Roundup on January 21, 2018 in Des Moines

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, January 21, 2018 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jan. 21 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jan. 21
by Audition Roundup on January 21, 2018 in Des Moines

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, January 21, 2018 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Des Moines - Week of 1/20/2018 Now Playing Onstage in Des Moines - Week of 1/20/2018
by BWW on January 20, 2018 in Des Moines

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/20/2018 for Des Moines (more...)
Coralville Center For The Performing Arts Announces February Events Coralville Center For The Performing Arts Announces February Events
by BWW News Desk on January 19, 2018 in Des Moines

The Coralville Center for the Performing Arts will welcome exciting talent for a variety of February events. The full schedule can be seen here. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 1/19 - HAIRSPRAY, RAGTIME, WAITRESS, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 1/19 - HAIRSPRAY, RAGTIME, WAITRESS, and More!
by BWW Special on January 19, 2018 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 The Book of Mormon, Waitress, Love Never Dies, and More! (more...)
Cast Announced for RAGTIME Cast Announced for RAGTIME
by BWW News Desk on January 16, 2018 in Des Moines

Revival Theatre Company (RTC) proudly opens its fourth season with Ragtime in Concert written by Terrence McNally, with lyrics by Lynn Ahrens and music by Stephen Flaherty. Ragtime, set in early 20th century New York City, introduces the American experience through three different perspectives: African Americans, represented by Coalhouse Walker Jr., a Harlem musician; upper-class suburbanites, represented by Mother, the matriarch of a white upper-class family in New Rochelle, New York; and Eastern European immigrants, represented by Tateh, a Jewish immigrant from Latvia. Many turn of the 20th century historical figures are featured including Harry Houdini, Evelyn Nesbit, Booker T. Washington, J. P. Morgan, Henry Ford, Stanford White, Harry Kendall Thaw, Admiral Peary, Matthew Henson, and Emma Goldman. (more...)
DM Playhouse Announces Auditions for RAGTIME DM Playhouse Announces Auditions for RAGTIME
by BWW News Desk on January 15, 2018 in Des Moines

Auditions for the Tony-nominated musical 'Ragtime' will be held at the Des Moines Playhouse at 6:30 PM on Monday, Jan. 29, 2018. All auditions are open to the public; no one is pre-cast. Those auditioning must bring a prepared solo; an accompanist will be provided as well as the ability to play a track from an iPhone or similar device. Questions about auditions should be directed to Robin Spahr, 515-974-5365. (more...)
Introducing the BroadwayWorld Theatre Camp Guide Introducing the BroadwayWorld Theatre Camp Guide
by BWW News Desk on January 16, 2018 in Des Moines

BroadwayWorld, the largest and most comprehensive online theatre platform, is pleased to continue its recent expansion today with another new content initiative. Following the recent successful launches of Industry Insider, and Charity Corner, today we're introducing the 2018 Theatre Camp Guide. (more...)
Des Moines Playhouse Presents MISERY Des Moines Playhouse Presents MISERY
by BWW News Desk on January 15, 2018 in Des Moines

The Des Moines Community Playhouse presents the suspense-filled 'Misery,' Jan. 26-Feb. 11, 2018. Tickets may be purchased online at dmplayhouse.com, by phone at 515-277-6261, or at the Playhouse ticket office, 831 42nd St. 'Misery' is sponsored by Edward Jones. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jan. 14 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jan. 14
by Audition Roundup on January 14, 2018 in Des Moines

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, January 14, 2018 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
Laugh Along with Ed Asner at Bluff City Theater Laugh Along with Ed Asner at Bluff City Theater
by BWW News Desk on January 13, 2018 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...)