Stoner Theater

Located within the Des Moines Civic Center, this flexible black box theater allows audiences to experience theater, comedy, improv and many other special presentations in an up-close and personal setting. The Stoner Theater is the performance home of Comedy Xperiment, Pyramid Theatre Company and DM Young Artists’ Theatre.

Want an inside look at any of Des Moines Performing Arts' performance venues? Tours can be arranged for groups of 8 or more. To inquire about tour date availability, send us an email at


Venue Information

Stoner Theater
221 Walnut St.
Des Moines, IA 50309
(515) 246-2300
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Ticket Office Hours: 
Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm

Capacity:  200

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Stoner Theater

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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You Make The Difference

“The dollar ticket price [for the Applause Series shows] is unbelievable. Without it, we would't be able to come. The people who support this program need to be applauded because it gives kids great opportunities.”
- Lynn, Holy Trinity Catholic School

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Upcoming Events At The Stoner Theater


April 25 - 28, 2019 Get Tickets

Comedy Xperiment

May 17 - 18, 2019 Get Tickets

Pyramid Theatre Company: Too Heavy For Your Pocket

June 7 - 22, 2019 Get Tickets

Pyramid Theatre Company: How I Learned What I Learned

June 8 - 23, 2019 Get Tickets


June 29, 2019 Get Tickets


July 6, 2019 Get Tickets