2023 Dionysos Awards

Join The Des Moines Playhouse for the 2023 Dionysos Awards!

The Dionysos Awards celebrates the contributions of more than 750 individuals giving 55,000 hours during the 2022-23 Season. The Dionysos Awards annually recognizes backstage, guest services, and education volunteers who have made exceptional contributions to the recently completed season. The Playhouse will honor Volunteers of the Year plus a Dick Brown Superior Volunteer of the Year and a Spirit Award. The Superior Volunteer award is named for longtime Playhouse volunteer, Dick Brown, who embodied the theatre’s vision for its volunteer program and was nationally recognized for his community theatre volunteer service. The Spirit Award, nominated by the season’s stage managers, is given to an actor, typically not a lead, who has shown dedication to the show, assisting in ways above and beyond the stage role. In addition, The Playhouse will be announcing seven acting awards. Actors are nominated by audiences with the final voting done by season ticket holders.

Click here for a list of Dionysos Award recipients over the years.

Performance Times:
6:30 PM Social Hour, 7:00 PM Awards Show
Special Events
Run Time:
1 hour

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