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  • Iowa Dance Theatre - The Nutcracker

    Until Dec 8, 2019

  • Straight No Chaser

    Dec 11, 2019

  • Charlie Brown Christmas

    Dec 12, 2019

  • Bandstand

    Dec 13 - 14, 2019

  • Des Moines Symphony Orchestra - Cirque at the Symphony

    Dec 31, 2019

Iowa Dance Theatre - The Nutcracker Poster

Iowa Dance Theatre - The Nutcracker

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Des Moines Civic Center

Until December 8, 2019

Join the Iowa Dance Theatre for their performance of this Christmas classic as they once again present the story of a girl, her Nutcracker, and the special dream they share. The Nutcracker is choreographed and directed by a team of professionals from seven area studios.

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Straight No Chaser

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Des Moines Civic Center

December 11, 2019

The 10-man a-capella group, who found fame on Youtube after forming at Indiana University, continue to dazzle! They've found musical fame with their renditions of pop classic and modern chart hits, including "Let It Go", and Pharrell Williams' "Happy". Enjoy the party as it makes its way to you this year!

Charlie Brown Christmas Poster

Charlie Brown Christmas

Des Moines Civic Center

December 12, 2019

Charlie and the gang are here to show you the true meaning of Christmas in this stage adaptation of the classic TV Special. Debuting in 2013, this theatrical production faithfully recreates the atmosphere of the comic strips, and features the jazzy score from the TV show as well a group of Christmas sing a-longs at the end.

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Bandstand

Des Moines Civic Center

December 13 - 14, 2019

After lighting up Broadway in 2017, and winning a Tony in the process, Richard Oberacker and Robert Taylor's Bandstand hits the road as it heads out on tour! With direction and choreography by the Tony-winning Andy Blankenbuehler, Bandstand transports you back to post WWII America in this sensationally sizzling musical.

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Des Moines Symphony Orchestra - Cirque at the Symphony

Des Moines Civic Center

December 31, 2019

Bring in the new year in elegant style with the Des Moines Symphony Orchestra's New Year's Eve Pops: Cirque at the Symphony! In this extra special event, the celebrated Symphony Orchestra will be joined by Troupe Vertigo as they bring a slice of cirque to the concert proceedings. Welcome 2020 in with a bang with the Des Moines Symphony Orchestra!

Des Moines Performing Arts

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221 Walnut St, Des Moines, IA 50309

Serving the community since 1979, Des Moines Performing Arts is a nationally recognized institution, providing the public with greater access to world-class entertainment, culture and education. In addition to hosting Broadway tours, concerts, comedy and intelligent theatre every year, it also houses the Des Moines Symphony.

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