Bandstand

December 13 - 14, 2019 Des Moines Civic Center
Get Tickets

Event Details

Ticket Prices $25.00 - $115.00
Running Time 2 hours, 30 minutes
Intermission: 15 minutes
The Patron Lounge will be open for this event.
Group Tickets:
Groups of 12+ Save 10% on select performances.

Student Rush:
Student Rush Tickets available the day of performance for $26 with a valid student ID. Limit one ticket per ID.

Age Recommendation: 13+
Please note: only children age 5 and over with tickets will be allowed into the theater for this production.
Get Tickets

From three-time Tony® winner and Hamilton choreographer, Andy Blankenbuehler, comes an inspiring new American musical that explodes with infectious music and high-octane, heart-stopping dancing. 

It’s 1945, and six soldiers return from war to a changed nation. When NBC announces a national competition to find the nation’s next great musical superstars, they form a band unlike any the nation has ever seen. Along the way, they discover the power of music to face the impossible, find their voice, and finally feel like they have a place to call home.

“The show defies you not to be moved” (Time Out New York).

Ticket Information

Show Date Time   Availability
Get Tickets
Show Date Time   Availability
Page of
Sorry, there are no show times available.

We Recommend

Come From Away

January 28 - February 2, 2020 Get Tickets

My Fair Lady

March 17 - 22, 2020 Get Tickets

The Band's Visit

May 12 - 17, 2020 Get Tickets

Event Details

Ticket Prices $25.00 - $115.00
Running Time 2 hours, 30 minutes
Intermission: 15 minutes
The Patron Lounge will be open for this event.
Group Tickets:
Groups of 12+ Save 10% on select performances.

Student Rush:
Student Rush Tickets available the day of performance for $26 with a valid student ID. Limit one ticket per ID.

Age Recommendation: 13+
Please note: only children age 5 and over with tickets will be allowed into the theater for this production.
Get Tickets

Priority Access for Donors at or above the Patron level as well as Donor/Season Ticket Holders begins August 5, 2019. Please watch for a mailing indicating specific priority access details.

Call (515) 246-2300 with any questions.

Education Opportunities

Post-Show Q&A (Friday)

Stay late after the Friday, December 13 evening performance for a Q&A with members of the company. Audience members are invited to move to the front rows of the Civic Center immediately after the conclusion of the performance. (Subject to change without notice.)

You Make the Difference

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

Learn More

Playbill Advertisers

Get Tickets
Des Moines Performing Arts Partnerships: