UPCOMING EVENTS

Malpaso

February 19, 2019 Get Tickets

CLOSE TO YOU: The Music of the Carpenters

February 23, 2019 Get Tickets

Men Are From Mars Women Are From Venus

March 26 - April 14, 2019 Get Tickets

Rock of Ages

March 8 - 10, 2019 Get Tickets

Rain - A Tribute to the Beatles

April 7, 2019 Get Tickets

Hello, Dolly!

April 9 - 14, 2019 Get Tickets

2019 EXCELLENCE IN THEATRE EDUCATION AWARD

Behind every great artist is a teacher. The Tony Awards® and Carnegie Mellon University are looking for the teachers who inspire the next generation of theatre artists.

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#IMOMSOHARD CROSS-COUNTRY COMEDY TOUR MOM'S NIGHT OUT: ROUND 2 COMES TO THE CIVIC CENTER!

COMING TO THE DES MOINES CIVIC CENTER ON JULY 11, 2019 TICKETS GO ON SALE FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15 AT 10 AM DES MOINES, IA – Des Moines Performing Arts is pleased to present the comedy duo of Jen…

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DES MOINES CIVIC CENTER WELCOMES MULTIPLE GRAMMY WINNER BILL GAITHER AND THE GAITHER VOCAL BAND

Tickets on sale Feb. 18! DES MOINES, IA – Des Moines Performing Arts is pleased to present multi-Grammy Award-winner Bill Gaither for a spectacular evening of music, laughter and…

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