Music & Theater
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If you’re looking for a fun alternative to the same old movie theater outing – whether with friends or family – take a look at our music & theater options. This area is full of exciting things to do, including theatrical productions and musicals.

Check out our venues below and add some magic to your days. Each listing includes a more detailed description of the venue and the events they host, as well as their name, address, phone number, website, and driving directions.
Ballet Des Moines
Ballet Des Moines

121 S 11th St
Des Moines, IA 50265   Directions

(515) 440-1177

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Pick up tickets to the Ballet Des Moines. From opening night to closing night, you're poised for a lovely evening at the ballet. The mesmerizing resident dancers bring to life the magical stories of ballet classics like The Nutcracker and Wizard of Oz. Come experience a night of mixed emotions, story ballet and exquisite ensemble dances.

Civic Center of Greater Des Moines
Civic Center of Greater Des Moines

221 Walnut St
Des Moines, IA 50309   Directions

(515) 246-2300

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See big ticket entertainment at the Civic Center of Greater Des Moines. The stage is home to top concerts, major Broadway shows and popular special events. You'll enjoy watching nationally and internationally acclaimed performances like Frankie Vallie and La Cage aux Follies.

Des Moines Art Center
Des Moines Art Center

4700 Grand Ave
Des Moines, IA 50312   Directions

(515) 277-4405

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Art connoisseurs flock to the Des Moines Art Center to appreciate world-renowned artworks on permanent display from artists such as Henri Matisse, Claude Monet, Andy Warhol and Georgia O'Keeffe. Enjoy an art museum dedicated to engaging local and international audiences through prominent paintings, sculptures, modern art and mixed media.

Des Moines Metro Opera
Des Moines Metro Opera

106 W Boston Ave
Indianola, IA 50125   Directions

(515) 961-6221

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Don Pasquale has been spotted causing a comedic commotion on stage at Des Moines Metro Opera! Come see more comedic and fatal stories performed by the opera company at the Civic Center of Des Moines. You'll enjoy the highest caliber of grand opera entertainment with full-scale productions delivering heart-pounding excitement. Where's your ticket?

Des Moines Playhouse
Des Moines Playhouse

831 42nd St
Des Moines, IA 50312   Directions

(515) 277-6261

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The show must go on at the Des Moines Playhouse, where you can see award-wining modern works, hilarious comedy, and outlandish musicals! You'll sing, laugh and enjoy great live theater that delights in offering plays made famous the world over on many a Broadway stage. You'll also find exceptional Children's Theatre productions.

Des Moines Symphony
Des Moines Symphony

1011 Locust St
Des Moines, IA 50309   Directions

(515) 280-4000

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Enjoy the sweeping sounds of the Des Moines Symphony, the prestigious resident company of the acoustically acclaimed 2,266-seat Civic Center of Des Moines. Enjoy the orchestrated sounds of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, a classical musical testament to the human spirit as well as other symphonic greats.

The Temple for Performing Arts
The Temple for Performing Arts

1011 Locust St
Des Moines, IA 50309   Directions

(515) 246-2300

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Mamma Mia! The Temple for Performing Arts is the city's grandest performing arts venue for music, theatrical performances and other entertainment. Marked as one of the most endangered historic buildings in Des Moines, it has been majestically restored and is the proud home of the Des Moines Symphony.

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