Playhouse Sets 101st Season

Above: Set in 1907, the musical “A Gentleman’s Guide” has delighted audiences from Broadway to college theater departments.

Tickets go on sale March 15 for the 101st stage season at Des Moines Community Playhouse. The lineup of shows, opening in September with the 2014 Broadway hit “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder,” was revealed at a season announcement event Feb. 25.

The season also includes “The Diary of Anne Frank,” “Singin’ in the Rain,” “Leaving Iowa” and “Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical.” Season ticket holders also can purchase discounted tickets, before the public, for the family holiday classic “A Christmas Story, the Musical.”


Mainstage season tickets are $175 ($120 for students). The full schedule, including the children’s series of productions, and information about each show can be viewed here.

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