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Des Moines Playhouse aims to fund new addition with Tomorrow Begins Today campaign

The Des Moines Playhouse is about halfway to their goal of raising $3,500,000 to create a new facility for the Kate Goldman Children’s Theatre. The “Tomorrow Begins Today” capital campaign is accepting donations that will be used to upgrade theater […]

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‘We never do anything remarkable just for ourselves’: ‘Buffalo Women’ opens on Juneteenth

Three minutes to curtain on June 19, 2022, the Kate Goldman Theatre at the Des Moines Playhouse was mostly full. The blackbox was decked in a sparse yet effective smattering of western themed set pieces and there was an excited […]

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‘Buffalo Women’ offers a new conversation on Black female camaraderie, set against a Juneteenth backdrop

Buffalo Women, which opens this Sunday, Juneteenth, is a new play by Omaha-based playwright Beaufield Berry. Subtitled “A Black Cowgirl Musical Dramedy,” the play tells the story of how five Black women, including interpretations of historical figures, find solidarity with […]

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Murder takes center stage at the Des Moines Playhouse with a treat of a Christie tale

Accents, set design and murder, oh my! I spent a cozy evening at the Des Moines Playhouse with my partner and a glass of Cabernet Sauvignon enjoying the absolute delight of Agatha Christie‚Äôs Murder on the Orient Express. On opening […]

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