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Outdoor Summer Theatrical Concert Events - An Evening with Sondheim

  • 4100 Millis Civic Parkway | West Des Moines, IA 50265
  • Presented By: West Des Moines Parks and Recreation
  • Dates: July 17, 2021
  • Location: Jamie Hurd Amphitheater
  • Price: free-will donation, with a suggested donation of $20.
  • Overview

    In collaboration with our friends at West Des Moines Parks and Recreation, Tallgrass Theatre Company will be producing TWO outdoor theatrical concert events this Summer at the new Jamie Hurd Amphitheater in West Des Moines

    Details - An Evening with Sondheim: A Musical Theatre Cabaret

    Sondheim is one of the most important figures in 20th-century musical theatre, he has been praised for having “reinvented the American musical" with shows that tackle "unexpected themes that range far beyond traditional subjects" with "music and lyrics of unprecedented complexity and sophistication." His shows have been acclaimed for addressing "darker, more harrowing elements of the human experience,” with songs often tinged with "ambivalence" about various aspects of life. This one night only engagement features local musical theatre artists singing some of our favorites from Stephen Sondheim.

    Presented: Saturday, July 17, 2021 – Curtain 7:30pm, gates open at 6:30pm 

     Tickets: Free-will donation, with $20 suggested donation amount; reservations suggested as seating will be subject to COVID guidelines.

    Audience members are encouraged to bring chairs, blankets, picnic items.