How freaky would it be if you turned into your mother?! Freaky Friday, a new musical based on the celebrated novel by Mary Rodgers and the hit Disney films, is a heartfelt, comedic, and unexpectedly emotional update on an American classic. By spending a day in each other's shoes, Katherine and Ellie come to appreciate each other's struggles, learn self-acceptance, and realize the immeasurable love and mutual respect that bond a mother and daughter. Shows 7:00 PM Fridays, 1:00 PM & 4:00 PM Saturdays & Sundays
Ages: Ages 5 through Adult
News About Disney's Freaky Friday at Des Moines Playhouse
Des Moines Playhouse Celebrates New Years With 'Party in a Box'
December 09, 2020
The Playhouse will help ring in the new year with Party in a Box. The Playhouse Party in a Box has all the elements for fun: beverages, snacks, and noisemakers with options for families and for grown-ups. Party in a Box also includes entertainment with an on-demand concert available for viewing whenever your celebration takes place.
The Des Moines Playhouse to Present 2020 Dionysos Awards Virtually
November 04, 2020
Join The Des Moines Playhouse for the 2020 Dionysos Awards at 7:00 PM on Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020. This year's awards are virtual, with a video available on The Playhouse's website, YouTube channel, and Facebook page.
DM Playhouse Announces Auditions for FREAKY FRIDAY
August 19, 2019
Auditions for the Disney musical Freaky Friday will be held at the Des Moines Playhouse at 6:30 P.M. on Monday, Aug. 26, 2019.
BWW Review: ELLA ENCHANTED at Kate Goldman Children's Theatre-Des Moines Playhouse: An Enchanting Evening for Children of All Ages
April 27, 2019
Are you looking for an enchanting evening out with your family? Look no farther than the Kate Goldman's Theatre production of 'Ella Enchanted.' I was fortunate enough to be able to take my friend's 5-year-old daughter to see the show, and the show didn't just enchant her, but it enchanted me as well. This is an example of children's theatre at its best. From the sets to the costumes, to the cast, Ella Enchanted will be an enchanting evening for the entire family.