Final Act Ensemble 2019 Winter Showcase

dec 17, 2019; 7:00 pm
Theatre:
Special Events

The year’s holiday show features two segments from vintage radio programs and two classic Christmas tales. First Dick Tracy gets tangled up with a murder in Hollywood. Next take a trip to 79 Wistful Vista where Fibber McGee read more

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Travel Talk with Viking River Cruises and Allied Travel

nov 12, 2019; 6:00 pm-8:00 pm

To learn more about Viking River Cruises, we invite you to join us for a reception and Travel Talk hosted by Allied Travel with a Viking representative, right here at The Playhouse.

The event is free, but please RSVP by November read more

100th Birthday Bash: Celebration of the Century

nov 9, 2019; 5:30 pm

5:30 PM Dinner: Food stations by Tasteful Dinners allow guests to mingle, sit down and chat, and move on to other friends. This event will be a ticketed dinner/show combo.

7:00 PM Show: Performers from the past and present as well as emerging artists read more

100th Birthday Bash: Ultimate Cast Party

nov 8, 2019; 5:30 pm-10:00 pm

The Playhouse is turning 100!
Join us as we celebrate the 100s of shows and 1000s of volunteers, audience members, donors, and staff who have been a part of the Des Moines Community Theatre.

Catch up with old friends and make new ones. This is an open read more

Final Act Ensemble Summer Showcase

jun 23, 2020; 7:00 pm
Performance Times:
7:00 PM
Run Time:
2 hours including a 15-minute intermission
Theatre:
Special Events

May 7-10, 2020: Best of Broadway Tour II

may 7, 2020; 7:00 am
Theatre:
Special Events

Led by Playhouse artistic director Katy Merriman and executive director David Kilpatrick, the trip includes:

  • Roundtrip airfare between Des Moines and New York on Delta Airlines’ nonstop flights
  • 3 nights double occupancy at the Renaissance Times Square
  • 3 Broadway theatre tickets: On Thursday and Friday evening, the group sees shows together. These shows are TBA. Saturday’s show is the traveler’s choice and can be a matinee or evening show. 
  • Group transportation between the airport and hotel in New York if you are traveling with the group
  • Baggage handling at the hotel for one large bag and appropriate baggage handling tips

Not included in the trip are fees for checking luggage with the airline, tips for optional tours, transportation in New York, meals, and tour read more

Apr. 23-26, 2020: Best of Broadway Tour I

apr 23, 2020; 7:00 am
Theatre:
Special Events

Led by Playhouse artistic director Katy Merriman and executive director David Kilpatrick, the trip includes:

  • Roundtrip airfare between Des Moines and New York on Delta Airlines’ nonstop flights
  • 3 nights double occupancy at the Renaissance Times Square
  • 3 Broadway theatre tickets: On Thursday and Friday evening, the group sees shows together. These shows are TBA. Saturday’s show is the traveler’s choice and can be a matinee or evening show. 
  • Group transportation between the airport and hotel in New York if you are traveling with the group
  • Baggage handling at the hotel for one large bag and appropriate baggage handling tips

Not included in the trip are fees for checking luggage with the airline, tips for optional tours, transportation in New York, meals, and tour read more

Final Act Ensemble Winter Showcase

dec 17, 2019; 7:00 pm
Performance Times:
7:00 PM
Run Time:
2 hours including a 15-minute intermission
Theatre:
Special Events

Theatrical Sound 101 Workshop

oct 5, 2019; 10:00 am-5:00 pm

October 5, 2019 10:00 AM-5:00 PM

Ages 14-Adult

$20.00 per person (Fee will be refunded to those individuals hired by the Playhouse to run sound during the 2019-20 season!)

Have you always wanted to learn more about programming and running the sound read more

100th Birthday Bash

nov 8 - nov 9, 2019
Theatre:
Special Events

The Playhouse is turning 100!

Join us as we celebrate the 100s of shows and 1000s of volunteers, audience members, donors, and staff who have been a part of the Des Moines Community Theatre.

The Ultimate Cast Party
Friday, read more