From the pages of Mo Willem’s beloved books comes a musical adventure! Gerald, an elephant, and Piggie, a pig, are “bestus” friends. Gerald worries about their friendship, but Piggie is completely confident, especially because they’re invited to a party! The pair learns important lessons about the meaning of friendship, and what to wear to a fancy pool party.
A horrible automobile accident nearly claims best-selling author Paul Sheldon’s life. Luckily, his biggest fan, Annie, is there to save him and nurse him. It doesn’t take long, however, for Paul to realize he is living a nightmare. Completely at Annie's psychopathic mercy, he's unsure if he’ll make it out alive after all. Based on the book by Stephen King.
We are counting down to the Playhouse’s 100th anniversary, so we are celebrating early with a flashback through Broadway and Playhouse history. Join us for an evening of showtunes from popular musicals, all sung by your favorite Playhouse performers.
Des Moines Storytellers Project: Everyday Miracles
Dedicated to the lighter side of crime and detection.Revisit old friends from the Golden Age of radio – Fibber McGee and Molly, Dick Tracy, Burns and Allen – plus zany commercials, favorite songs from the days of yore, and live sound effects.
Spectrum Stories uses story, music, and art to bring imagination to life! Each session is carefully designed to enhance creative expression of spectrum youth while supporting the profile marker needs of each participant.
In this Clubhouse at the Playhouse favorite, a young child drops his mitten in the snow and does not realize it is missing. As woodland creatures seek warmth inside the mitten, it magically grows and grows!
Join area teens, grades 6 through 12, for sketch comedy, fast-paced games, and think-on-your-feet in spur-of-the-moment situations. While this isn’t a class, it is planned and supervised by Playhouse education staff.