THE UGLY DUCKLING

November 3, 2018 Des Moines Civic Center

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.

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Event Details

Running Time 1 hour
Please note: all patrons, regardless of age, must purchase a ticket to be permitted into the theater for this production.

Ticket Information

Season Tickets: Learn More Donors: Oct 1, 2018 General Public: Oct 5, 2018

SENSORY-FRIENDLY

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 perforance of THE UGLY DUCKLING will be a sensory-friendly performance.

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Education Opportunities

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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“After summer camp, she spent a lot of time developing plays with her friends. She was interested before, but now she thinks she’s a director and an actress and ... just anything.”

- Catherine, parent of second-grader Meg in Des Moines

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