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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.

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 performance 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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Mission Moment

You Make The Difference

The Awards Showcase gives 700 Iowa students their moment in the spotlight as part of the Iowa High School Musical Theater Awards program.

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