Next Civic Center ‘Broadway Series’ Set

Above: He’s back, this time set against a Coney Island backdrop in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s sequel to “The Phantom of the Opera.”

For its 40th anniversary season, Des Moines Performing Arts this morning announced its 2018-19 series of touring Broadway shows, including a double dip of Andrew Lloyd Webber. The six-show season ticket package includes:
    • Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Love Never Dies,” Oct. 16–21
    • Disney’s “Aladdin,” Nov. 28–Dec. 9
    • “Dear Evan Hansen,” Feb. 5–10, 2019
    • “Hello, Dolly!” April 9–14, 2019
    • Webber’s “School of Rock—The Musical,”  April 30–May 5, 2019
    • “The Play That Goes Wrong,” June 25–30, 2019

These additional productions are not included in the season ticket package:
• “Finding Neverland: The Musical,” Dec. 27–29
• Jim Steinman’s “Bat Out of Hell: The Musical,” Feb. 26–March 3, 2019
• “Rock of Ages,” March 8–10, 2019
• Brian Stokes Mitchell and Megan Hilty in concert with the Des Moines Symphony, May 11, 2019

For show details and ticket information, visit

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