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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 wishing to purchase new Season Tickets effective immediately.

“We are delighted by the significant interest in our 2018-19 Willis Broadway Season and we appreciate the loyalty of our record-setting 16,200 current Season Ticket Holders,” says Denise Smithson-Green, Director of Ticketing at Des Moines Performing Arts. “Moving to a waitlist allows DMPA to fill new Season Ticket requests in the most equitable way possible.”

Current Season Ticket Holders wishing to renew their tickets for the next season may continue to do so until the renewal deadline on May 18th.  Individuals on the waitlist will be contacted based upon the parameters of their ticket requests and in the order in which they enrolled. 

(Prices and availability will vary and limits may apply.)

Interested individuals can sign up for the waitlist here:

About Des Moines Performing Arts Des Moines Performing Arts is a private not-for-profit organization celebrating 40 seasons of presenting the performing arts to Iowa and the surrounding states on four stages in Des Moines – the Civic Center, the Stoner Theater, the Temple Theater and the newly renovated outdoor space, Cowles Commons. Des Moines Performing Arts is a presenter of major Broadway and educational touring companies, performers and groups, and is home to many local and regional groups, including the Des Moines Symphony. All performances of the Broadway Series are supported by Willis Auto Campus. All performances at the Temple Theater are supported by Prairie Meadows. All performances of the Family Series are supported by Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield. For more information, visit




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