THE UGLY DUCKLING
Lightwire Theater brings a classic tale to the modern stage in an unforgettable theatrical experience. Lined with electroluminescent wire, the beloved story of The Ugly Duckling plays out on stage through a cutting-edge blend of puppetry, technology and dance.
With dazzling visuals, poignant choreography and the creative use of music ranging from classical to pop, this production brings this story into a new and brilliant light.
Des Moines Performing Arts is excited to continue a sensory-friendly initiative as part of the Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Family Series. The 10 AM performance of THE UGLY DUCKLING will be a sensory-friendly performance.
Pre-Show Discovery Party
Join us in the Civic Center lobbies one hour prior to the Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Family Series presentation of THE UGLY DUCKLING. This free pre-performance event will be filled with family art-making activities, demonstrations and other fun programs! Free to ticketholders.
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