May 7-10, 2020

6 Spots Remaining

Led by Playhouse artistic director Katy Merriman, 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. Thursday’s show is Plaza Suite starring Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker. Friday’s show is Six: The Musical. 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 and travel incidentals. If you are not traveling with the group, you will have to take a taxi from the airport to the hotel at your expense. Prices and details of offerings are subject to change. Additional charges incurred for deviations from the trip.

Options, including tours and a welcome dinner, will be offered at an additional cost. Optional travel insurance is offered at an additional cost and must be purchased at the time of registration for pre-existing conditions to be covered.

The Playhouse is not responsible for any airline delays.

$125 per person non-refundable deposit due at registration

Please note our trip policies:

  • $125 per person deposit due at time of registration. Deposit is non-refundable.
  • Final balance due 90 days prior to trip departure. Since we are within 90 days of the trip, we will work with you on a payment schedule.
  • Cancel 45-90 days prior to departure: 50% of the trip cost is non-refundable.
  • Cancel 45 days or less prior to departure: No refund.

For more information on theatre trips or to be placed on the email notification list, contact Lee Ann Bakros, trip coordinator, at 515-974-5358.

Apr. 23-26, 2020

5 Spots Remaining

Led by Playhouse 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. Thursday’s show is Plaza Suite starring Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker. Friday’s show is Six: The Musical. 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 and travel incidentals. If you are not traveling with the group, you will have to take a taxi from the airport to the hotel at your expense. Prices and details of offerings are subject to change. Additional charges incurred for deviations from the trip.

Options, including tours and a welcome dinner, will be offered at an additional cost. Optional travel insurance is offered at an additional cost and must be purchased at the time of registration for pre-existing conditions to be covered.

The Playhouse is not responsible for any airline delays.

$125 per person non-refundable deposit due at registration

Please note our trip policies:

  • $125 per person deposit due at time of registration. Deposit is non-refundable.
  • Final balance due 90 days prior to trip departure. Since we are within 90 days of the trip, we will work with you on a payment schedule.
  • Cancel 45-90 days prior to departure: 50% of the trip cost is non-refundable.
  • Cancel 45 days or less prior to departure: No refund.

For more information on theatre trips or to be placed on the email notification list, contact Lee Ann Bakros, trip coordinator, at 515-974-5358.

Singin’ in the Rain event details will be announced after our January planning meeting. Check back!

The Curtain Crowd is a free membership group that gives patrons 18-35 years old (and their guests) numerous perks including a $29 ticket and free drink at any John Viars Theatre show and $14 tickets to any Kate Goldman Children’s Theatre show, plus exclusive events throughout the year (free food, drinks, behind-the-scenes access, and more!)

  • You’ll receive an exclusive discount code via email prior to each show’s opening. The code will also be posted on the group’s Facebook page. Simply enter the code at the shopping cart, hit apply, and make sure your ticket price has changed before checking out.
  • Each Curtain Crowd ticket comes with a complimentary intermission drink (beer, wine, or non-alcoholic beverage; only non-alcoholic beverages at children’s theatre shows). Give your order to the greeter at the Curtain Crowd table in the west lobby.
  • Plus you’ll be invited to special events throughout the year!

Join the Curtain Crowd!

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Roald Dahl’s Matilda The Musical event details will be announced after our May planning meeting. Check back, or come help plan the event, 5:30 PM, Monday, May 27!

The Curtain Crowd is a free membership group that gives patrons 18-35 years old (and their guests) numerous perks including a $29 ticket and free drink at any John Viars Theatre show and $14 tickets to any Kate Goldman Children’s Theatre show, plus exclusive events throughout the year (free food, drinks, behind-the-scenes access, and more!)

  • You’ll receive an exclusive discount code via email prior to each show’s opening. The code will also be posted on the group’s Facebook page. Simply enter the code at the shopping cart, hit apply, and make sure your ticket price has changed before checking out.
  • Each Curtain Crowd ticket comes with a complimentary intermission drink (beer, wine, or non-alcoholic beverage; only non-alcoholic beverages at children’s theatre shows). Give your order to the greeter at the Curtain Crowd table in the west lobby.
  • Plus you’ll be invited to special events throughout the year!

Join the Curtain Crowd!

  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY

Leaving Iowa event details will be announced after our March planning meeting. Check back, or come help plan the event, 5:30 PM, Monday, Mar. 30!

The Curtain Crowd is a free membership group that gives patrons 18-35 years old (and their guests) numerous perks including a $29 ticket and free drink at any John Viars Theatre show and $14 tickets to any Kate Goldman Children’s Theatre show, plus exclusive events throughout the year (free food, drinks, behind-the-scenes access, and more!)

  • You’ll receive an exclusive discount code via email prior to each show’s opening. The code will also be posted on the group’s Facebook page. Simply enter the code at the shopping cart, hit apply, and make sure your ticket price has changed before checking out.
  • Each Curtain Crowd ticket comes with a complimentary intermission drink (beer, wine, or non-alcoholic beverage; only non-alcoholic beverages at children’s theatre shows). Give your order to the greeter at the Curtain Crowd table in the west lobby.
  • Plus you’ll be invited to special events throughout the year!

Join the Curtain Crowd!

  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY

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