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Des Moines Community Playhouse

  • Region: Central
  • 831 42nd Street
  • Des Moines, IA 50312
  • Phone: (515) 277-6261
Overview
Amenities
Meeting Facilities
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The Des Moines Community Playhouse presents a full season of musicals, dramas, comedies and family shows each year. Upcoming shows include "Into the Woods," "Junie B. Jones, The Musical," "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang," "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardroe," "12 Angry Men," and "Sister Act." The Playhouse is one of the largest and oldest continuously-operating community theatres in the United States.

Attraction Information
General Information
  • Admission Price: Varies for each show.
  • Group Rates: Call for rates for groups 15+.
  • Guides Available:
  • Hours of Operation: Ticket Office: Noon - 6 p.m. T-F; Open 2 hours prior to show times. Administrative Office: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. M-F
  • Season: Year-round.
  • Specialty Tours (Ex: Kid-friendly):: Behind the scenes, including backstage, dressing rooms, costume shop and scene shop.
  • Tour Length: 20-45 min.
  • Tour Times: Call to schedule.
Facility Info
Meeting Rooms
  • Exhibits 0
  • Largest Room 3264
  • Total Sq. Ft. 7184
  • Reception Capacity 0
  • Theatre Capacity 399
  • A/V Capabilities? true
  • Outside Catering? true
  • Free Parking? true
  • Parking Capacity 75
  • Wireless Internet Available? true
  • Villas 0
  • Banquet Capacity 200
  • Number of Rooms 5
  • Booths 0
  • Suites 0
  • Classroom Capacity 60
  • Sleeping Rooms 0
Mainstage Auditorium
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 1400
  • Width: 35
  • Length: 40
  • Theater Capacity: 399
West Lobby
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 1100
  • Width: 20
  • Length: 55
Kate Goldman's Children Theatre
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 3264
  • Width: 48
  • Length: 68
  • Theater Capacity: 233
  • Banquet Capacity: 200
Classroom A
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 1470
  • Width: 35
  • Length: 42
Classroom B
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 1350
  • Width: 30
  • Length: 45
Upper Lobby
  • Theater Capacity: 80