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Des Moines Community Playhouse

  • Region: Central
  • 831 42nd Street
  • Des Moines, IA 50312
  • Phone: (515) 277-6261
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The Mainstage auditorium is a proscenium stage with seating for 399. The Kate Goldman Theatre is a black box space with seating for 233 that can be converted to seating for 150 at round tables with a stage. Two lobbies with small stages and two classrooms/rehearsal studios can accommodate an average of 100 people for meetings and parties.

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
  • Largest Room 3264
  • Total Sq. Ft. 7184
  • Theatre Capacity 399
  • Banquet Capacity 200
  • Number of Rooms 5
  • Classroom Capacity 60
  • A/V Capabilities? true
  • Outside Catering? true
  • Free Parking? true
  • Parking Capacity 75
  • Wireless Internet Available? true
  • Wireless Internet Notes (fees, etc) free
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

Ramona Quimby

  • Recurring weekly on Sunday, Friday, Saturday until January 22, 2017
    Fridays 7pm; Saturdays & Sundays 1 & 4pm;

F. Scott Fitzgerald's the Great Gatsby

  • Recurring weekly on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until February 12, 2017
    Wed - Sat 7:30 p.m.; Sun 2 p.m.

Holes

  • Recurring weekly on Sunday, Friday, Saturday until March 12, 2017
    Fridays 7pm; Saturdays & Sundays 1 & 4pm

The New Mel Brooks Musical Young Frankenstein

  • Recurring weekly on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until April 9, 2017
    Wed - Sat 7:30 p.m.; Sun 2 p.m.

Fancy Nancy the Musical

  • Recurring weekly on Sunday, Friday, Saturday until May 21, 2017
    Fridays 7pm; Saturdays & Sundays 1 & 4pm

Steel Magnolias

  • Recurring weekly on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until June 18, 2017
    Wed - Sat 7:30 p.m.; Sun 2 p.m.