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TICKETS ON SALE SEPT. 7 FOR THE LOVESTRUCK BALLADEERS

Monday, August 20, 2018
DES MOINES, IA ― Des Moines Performing Arts, in partnership with Civic Music Association, is pleased to present THE LOVESTRUCK BALLADEERS for one night only on...
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TICKETS FOR FINDING NEVERLAND ON SALE AUG. 20!

Monday, August 13, 2018
DES MOINES, IA ― Des Moines Performing Arts is pleased to announce FINDING NEVERLAND will take the Des Moines Civic Center stage during the holidays Dec. 27–29, 2018. Single tickets to FINDING NEVERLAND will go on sale Monday, Aug. 20, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. and...
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Andrew Lloyd Webber's LOVE NEVER DIES Single tickets available starting Aug. 20!

Monday, August 13, 2018
DES MOINES, IA • Des Moines Performing Arts is pleased to announce Andrew Lloyd Webber’s LOVE NEVER DIES, will take the Des Moines Civic Center stage Oct. 16–21, 2018. LOVE NEVER DIES is the first production in the 2018-2019 Willis Broadway Series.
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BLACK VIOLIN WILL PERFORM AT THE DES MOINES CIVIC CENTER ON OCTOBER 11!

Monday, August 6, 2018
DES MOINES, Iowa– Des Moines Performing Arts is pleased to present the American hip hop duo, Black Violin, at the Des Moines Civic Center for one night only on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018...
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TWO UPCOMING ENGAGEMENTS ON THE TEMPLE THEATER STAGE THIS FALL

Monday, July 30, 2018
DES MOINES, IA • Des Moines Performing Arts is pleased to announce the following two engagements at the Temple Theater this fall: BEAUSOLEIL avec Michael Doucet and AN EVENING WITH PAULA COLE. Tickets for both engagements...
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THE NAKED MAGICIANS RETURN TO THE TEMPLE THEATER!

Monday, July 23, 2018
DES MOINES, IA ― THE NAKED MAGICIANS, billed as the naughtiest and funniest magic show in the world, are coming back to the Temple Theater! The popular duo strips away the top hats...
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LUMINARIUM SET TO RETURN TO COWLES COMMONS THIS FALL

Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Popular Light and Air Sculpture Will Delight All Ages
Tickets on sale Aug. 22! 
DES MOINES, IA ― Des Moines Performing Arts (DMPA) is excited to announce the...
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Des Moines Performing Arts Announces Three Community Events On Cowles Commons

Thursday, June 14, 2018
Complimentary Events Set to Run Through September
DES MOINES, IA - Des Moines Performing Arts (DMPA) is excited to announce a variety of complimentarycommunity events...
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Des Moines Performing Arts Invested Show Earns Top Tony Award Honors

Thursday, June 14, 2018
THE BAND’S VISIT earns 10 Awards, including Best Musical!
DES MOINES, IA - The Broadway League and The American Theatre Wing announced the 2018 TonyAward winners...
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ON-SALE TICKET INFORMATION: DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD LIVE: KING FOR A DAY!

Monday, June 11, 2018
DES MOINES, IA ― The grr-ific musical for little tigers and grown-ups alike is back! Des Moines Performing Arts is pleased to present the hugely popular DANIEL...
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Iowa High School Musical Theater Awards Program Continues Growth With Two New Partnerships

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

EMC Insurance Companies proudly announces Title Sponsorship
Iowa Public Television to livestream Showcase and air highlights special
Showcase tickets go on sale Wednesday, May 16

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SEVEN-TIME EMMY AWARD WINNER ED ASNER TO PERFORM AT THE TEMPLE THEATER IN SEPTEMBER!

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

DES MOINES, IA - Des Moines Performing Arts is pleased to announce A MAN AND HIS PROSTATE starring legendary television actor, Ed Asner, at the Temple Theater on Thursday,...
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DMPA Announces 2018-19 Series!

Tuesday, May 1, 2018
COMEDY, LIVE AT THE TEMPLE, DANCE, and FAMILY SERIES
Season-At-A-Glance
PRAIRIE MEADOWS TEMPLE COMEDY SERIES

THE NAKED MAGICIANS (November 9–10, 2018, Temple...
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COMMUNITY MEMBERS INVITED TO PARTICIPATE IN TWO ENGAGEMENT OPPORTUNITIES!

Tuesday, April 10, 2018
DES MOINES, IA ― Des Moines Performing Arts is pleased to announce two opportunities presented by the Education Department. The first opportunity, COMMUNITY SPOKEN WORD WORKSHOPS AND SLAM will kick off...
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Des Moines Performing Arts Moves to Waitlist for New 2018-19 Willis Broadway Series Season Tickets

Friday, March 30, 2018
DES MOINES, Iowa – Due to strong demand for 2018-19 Willis Broadway Series Season Tickets, Des Moines Performing Arts is establishing a waitlist for individuals...
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Des Moines Performing Arts Announces 2018-19 Willis Broadway Series

Tuesday, March 27, 2018
DES MOINES, IOWA - Today, Des Moines Performing Arts (DMPA), Central Iowa’s leading not-for-profit performing arts organization, unveils its highly anticipated 2018–2019 Season....
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STAGE MUSICAL BASED ON POPULAR DISNEY JUNIOR SERIES TAKES THE DES MOINES CIVIC CENTER STAGE IN MAY

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

 
DES MOINES, IA ― Des Moines Performing Arts is pleased to announce that the hit musical production, PJ MASKS LIVE! Time to Be a Hero, will take the Civic Center stage for one...
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Tickets to HAMILTON are no longer available at this time. 

Friday, November 17, 2017
Additional seats may be made available for sale closer to the engagement. Please feel free to check back at your convenience. There will be a lottery...
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