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Hoyt Sherman Place

  • Region: Downtown
  • Historic Sherman Hill
  • 1501 Woodland Avenue
  • Des Moines, IA 50309
  • Phone: (515) 244-0507
Overview
Amenities
Meeting Facilities
Events
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Since 1923, the 1,250-seat theater has hosted an array of national and local performing arts talents. Hoyt Sherman Place is known for excellent acoustics and a unique historic interior. The theater is available for public and private performances and for corporate meetings.

Attraction Information
General Information
  • Admission Price: Self-guided tour, Free; Guided tour, $5; Performance rates vary.
  • Group Rates: Guided tour for 10+, $5/person.
  • Guides Available:
  • Hours of Operation: Self-guided tours take place from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m, Monday - Friday. Guided tours for adults or students (groups of 10 or more) should make reservations at least one week in advance.
  • Season: Year-round.
  • Self-Guided Tours:
  • Specialty Tours (Ex: Kid-friendly):: Can be accommodated by request.
  • Tour Length: 1 hr
  • Tour Times: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Monday - Friday.
Facility Info
Meeting Rooms
  • Largest Room 1376
  • Total Sq. Ft. 3068
  • Reception Capacity 200
  • Theatre Capacity 1252
  • Banquet Capacity 150
  • Number of Rooms 4
  • Classroom Capacity 140
  • A/V Capabilities? true
  • Outside Catering? true
  • Free Parking? true
  • Wireless Internet Available? true
  • Wireless Internet Notes (fees, etc) $100
Art Gallery
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 2860
  • Theater Capacity: 200
  • Classroom Capacity: 140
  • Banquet Capacity: 150
  • Reception Capacity: 200
Presidents Dining Room
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 264
  • Banquet Capacity: 10
Deets Room
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 513
  • Classroom Capacity: 20
  • Banquet Capacity: 15
Theater
  • Theater Capacity: 1252

Ballet Des Moines' Triple Bill: Redefined

  • October 20, 2017 - October 22, 2017
    7:30 p.m.

Regina Spektor: A Special Solo Performance

  • October 30, 2017
    From: 08:00 PM to 11:00 PM

David Crosby & Friends, Sky Trails Tour 2017

  • November 1, 2017
    From: 08:00 PM to 11:30 PM

William Shatner: Shatner's World - We Just Live In It

  • November 2, 2017
    From: 08:00 PM to 11:00 PM

Tommy Emmanuel & David Grisman: C.G.P. & Dawg Tour

  • November 4, 2017
    From: 08:00 PM to 11:00 PM

An Evening with Garrison Keillor

  • November 6, 2017
    From: 07:00 PM to 10:00 PM

An Evening with Tower of Power

  • November 18, 2017
    From: 08:00 PM to 11:30 PM

Jim McDonough and His Orchestra & Singers "Holiday Grande 2017"

  • November 26, 2017
    From: 02:30 PM to 06:00 PM

Lorie Line & Her Pop Chamber Orchestra: King of Kings

  • November 30, 2017
    From: 07:30 PM to 11:00 PM

Brian Regan Live

  • December 1, 2017
    From: 08:00 PM to 11:00 PM

Jewel's Handmade Holiday Tour

  • December 11, 2017
    From: 07:30 PM to 11:00 PM

Sara Evans

  • December 14, 2017
    8 p.m.

Tonic Sol-fa Holiday Show

  • December 15, 2017
    7:30 PM to 11:00 PM

Tonic Sol-fa Holiday Show

  • December 16, 2017
    7:30 PM to 11:00 PM

Kathleen Madigan: Boxed Wine & Bigfoot

  • February 9, 2018
    From: 08:00 PM to 11:00 PM

Jonny Lang

  • March 8, 2018
    7:30 PM to 11:00 PM

"Weird Al" Yankovic

  • March 31, 2018
    8:00 PM to 11:00 PM