StageWest

  • Company Time

    Company stairsThe brand new Iowa Stage Theatre Company makes its debut with a stellar production of Stephen Sondheim’s Company, opening September 22 at the Kum & Go Theatre. There’s a lot of hard work that goes into a show like this, and even more when it’s the opening show for a brand new organization. Iowa Stage is making sure their first steps are the right ones.

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  • Knowing the Territory

    Img 708The Music Man is an American musical theatre staple, set in small-town "River City, Iowa" with memorable songs and iconic characters. Movie and television versions of the Tony-winning Broadway classic have made it part of our cultural heritage since it premiered  on Broadway 60 years ago. And now, the DM Playhouse brings it to their mainstage once more, starting July 14.

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  • The Winter 10

    Img 0360After a nice holiday break, theatre is back in force in the area. Here's some of the shows the Gentle Guide wants to make sure you take notice of for the rest of the winter months.  Ten shows between now and the beginning of spring (plus one FREE show you shouldn't miss!)

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  • What You Want

    StageWest 20Yes, "What You Want" is a song title from Legally Blonde: the Musical. But it's also something StageWest and Repertory Theatre of Iowa want to know. Help them out by taking their survey, answering their questions, and letting your voice be heard about the future of theatre in Central Iowa.

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  • StageWest Needs Help to Survive

    StageWestLogoStageWest Theatre Company has been existing on a month-to-month financial basis for awhile now, and recently put out a call for help.  Funding is needed desperately in order to keep the doors open and stage lit past the month of October.  

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  • Debut of Des Moines Backstage Podcast

    Kyle BochartListen to a brand new podcast all about local theatre.  Host Kyle Bochart and this week's co-host Josh Visnapuu talk to the cast and director of StageWest's Hand to God, opening this weekend.

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