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BWW Review: LOVE LETTERS at Des Moines Playhouse: A Welcome Journey Photo BWW Review: LOVE LETTERS at Des Moines Playhouse: A Welcome Journey
by DC Felton - Jun 12, 2020

Recently, the term intermission has taken on a new meaning in the theatre community.  While we usually use it as a term to signify a break in a show, we have recently modified it to a break in theatre productions due to COVID19. While we may not be able to gather as a theatre community to sit in a theatre for a show, some theatres are getting creative in how they present shows this summer.  One of them is Des Moines Playhouse.  I attended a dress rehearsal of their socially distanced production of 'Love Letters,' which opens on June 12.

Theatre francais de Toronto's Artistic Director Announces Retirement
by Tyler Peterson - Oct 7, 2015

The Board of Directors of Theatre francais de Toronto (TfT), headed by Michael Davenport, announced today that Guy Mignault would retire from his position as artistic director in June 2016 after a term of 19 exceptional years as the head of the company. Indeed, during the meeting that brought together TfT's board as well as the administrative team, Mr. Mignault expressed the wish to leave his post at the dawn of Theatre francais' 50th anniversary:

Last Chance to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Des Moines Awards
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 26, 2014

It's your last week to vote for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Des Moines Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 26th. Voting closes at the end of the year, in under one week!

Time is Ticking to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Des Moines Awards
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 19, 2014

Time is ticking on your last chance to vote for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Des Moines Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 19th. Voting closes at the end of the year!

Final Two Weeks of Voting for the BroadwayWorld Des Moines Awards - Travis Monroe Neese Leads!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 13, 2014

Voting has now opened for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Des Moines Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 4th.

Unwrap the Latest Voting Update for the BroadwayWorld Des Moines Awards - Travis Monroe Neese Leads!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 4, 2014

Voting has now opened for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Des Moines Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 4th.

2014 BroadwayWorld Des Moines Awards Update 11/25 - Travis Monroe Neese Leads Best Actor!
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 25, 2014

Voting has now opened for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Des Moines Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of November 25th.

BWW Reader Feedback - 11/3/09
by - Nov 3, 2009

BWW Reader Feedback for 11/3/09.

Photo Flash: Aaron Sorkin's THE FARNSWORTH INVENTION
by Aimee Savoth - Oct 26, 2009

The Des Moines Playhouse continues its 91st season with an Iowa and U.S. community theatre premiere of Aaron Sorkin's 'The Farnsworth Invention,' Nov. 6-22. Tickets may be purchased at The Playhouse ticket office, by phone at 515-277-6261 and online at www.dmplayhouse.com.