A Night Of Ballet And Jazz At Water Works Park

Ballet Des Moines is collaborating with Max Wellman, Tina Haas Findlay and Iowa Stage Theatre for a one-night event at Water Works Park. This picture was snapped during a performance for Iowa PBS. Photo: Ballet Des Moines

Ballet Des Moines will perform at Water Works Park for “A Midsummer Night’s Swing,” which also will include jazz interludes from Max Wellman and pianist Nate Sparks, Shakespeare readings by Iowa Stage Theatre actors, and six Sinatra-style songs by vocalist Tina Haase Findlay. The show starts at 7 p.m. on May 29.

Doors will open at 6 p.m. Guests can picnic before the performance, and a cash bar will be available on-site. General admission is $15. There is a VIP experience for $95, which includes a table for two and a post-performance sparkling wine reception with the performers. Masks and social distancing are required. Find registration and more information here.

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