100th Anniversary Celebration: Celebration of the Century

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

2019 Dionysos Awards

sep 15, 2019; 6:30 pm-8:30 pm
Theatre:
Special Events

The Dionysos Awards honor volunteers who have worked backstage, front-of-house, and in the education department.

Acting awards were added in 2010. Playhouse audiences nominate actors for acting awards throughout the season, and the winners are chosen read more

Curtain Crowd Night at Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical

jul 25, 2020; 6:00 pm-10:00 pm
Theatre:
Curtain Crowd, Mainstage

Details TBA. Check back soon!

Curtain Crowd Night at Leaving Iowa

may 27, 2020; 6:00 pm-10:00 pm
Theatre:
Curtain Crowd, Mainstage

Details TBA. Check back soon!

Curtain Crowd Night at Singin’ in the Rain

jan 26, 2020; 6:00 pm-10:00 pm
Theatre:
Curtain Crowd, Mainstage

Details TBA. Check back soon!

Curtain Crowd Night at The Diary of Anne Frank

jan 26, 2020; 1:00 pm-4:00 pm
Theatre:
Curtain Crowd, Mainstage

Details TBA. Check back soon!

Curtain Crowd Night at A Christmas Story, The Musical

dec 6, 2019; 6:00 pm-10:00 pm
Theatre:
Curtain Crowd, Mainstage

Details TBA. Check back soon!

Curtain Crowd Night at A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder

sep 19, 2019; 7:00 pm-10:30 pm
Theatre:
Curtain Crowd, Mainstage

Activity TBA. Check back soon!

The Brementown Musicians

may 8 - may 8, 2020
Performance Times:
9:30 AM, 10:45 AM, and 1:30 PM Friday
Run Time:
Approximately 40-45 minutes
Theatre:
Friday Funday

The donkey brays, the dog howls, the cat meows, and the rooster crows.  See what happens when a group of sassy animals on their way to audition for The Voice meets up with a gang of rowdy robbers.

Interactive Theatre Shows for Children read more

The Boy Who Cried Wolf

apr 3 - apr 3, 2020
Performance Times:
9:30 AM, 10:45 AM, and 1:30 PM Friday
Run Time:
Approximately 40-45 minutes
Theatre:
Friday Funday

A naughty shepherd has played one too many tricks on the village. What happens when they don’t believe him anymore? Will it be too late for the sheep, or will they take matters into their own hands?

Interactive Theatre Shows for Children read more