When Women Ruled The World

January 21, 2020 Get Tickets

Little Black Dress

January 22 - 26, 2020 Get Tickets

Come From Away

January 28 - February 2, 2020 Get Tickets


January 30, 2020 Get Tickets


February 15, 2020 Get Tickets

Harry Potter And The Prisoner of Azkaban™ In Concert

February 21 - 22, 2020 Get Tickets

The Naked Magicians

March 12 - 14, 2020 Get Tickets

JEFF @25

Celebrating our President and CEO Jeff Chelesvig's 25th Anniversary at DMPA with a look back at 25 years of highlights.

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You Make the Difference

Thanks to our donors, more than 55,000 students attend matinee performances through the Applause Series annually - for only $1.

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Recent News

Professor Cooney To Shed Light on Ancient Egypt

Cooney is a professor of Egyptology at UCLA and her work focuses on afterlife beliefs and gender studies.

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Iowa Native To Perform in Come From Away

Come From Away features a cast member who was born in Ottumwa, Iowa.

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