Road Trip

Why is the Playhouse taking a “road trip?”

We are renovating the Mainstage auditorium to bring you an enhanced theatre experience, from front-of-house, to backstage, and everything in between. Construction began Apr. 30, 2018, after Ragtime‘s final show on Apr. 29.

 

Where will the summer show be located? 

The summer show, Mamma Mia!, will be performed at the Staplin Performing Arts Center at Valley High School, 3650 Woodland Ave, West Des Moines. This state-of-the-art facility is conveniently located off I-235 in West Des Moines, with easy, accessible parking.

 

How do I get to the Staplin Performing Arts Center at Valley High School?

Valley High School, 3650 Woodland Ave, West Des Moines, is immediately south of I-235 at the Valley West Drive exit. Check out the videos below for driving details.

 

Map to Staplin Performing Arts Center

 

Road Trip: Mamma Mia!

 

For turn-by-turn directions, enter your street address into this Google Map link.

 

When is the summer show? 

Mamma Mia! opens July 13, 2018, and runs until July 28, 2018.

 

Where will summer classes be held?

Our summer classes will be held at West Des Moines Christian Church, 4501 Mills Civic Pkwy, West Des Moines, just west of Valley Stadium.

 

Driving directions to West Des Moines Christian Church, 4501 Mills Civic Pkwy]

 

How do I get to West Des Moines Christian Church?

West Des Moines Christian Church isn’t far from Valley High School. Take Valley West Drive south of E.P. True Parkway to 4501 Mills Civic Parkway, West Des Moines. Check out the video below for driving details.

 

Driving directions to West Des Moines Christian Church, 4501 Mills Civic Pkwy

 

Classes road trip!

 

For turn-by-turn directions, enter your street address into this Google Map link.

 

When will the Mainstage reopen?

We open our 100th season on Oct. 6, 2018, with Billy Elliot the Musical. Watch our website and Facebook page for information on an Open House in late September 2018.