March Scriptease: Shakuntala by Kalidasa

"Shakuntala" by Kalidasa; a play with dance and a classic tale of love from India. Date: Tuesday, March 28, 2017 Time: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Cost: Suggested donation $5.00 Location: First Unitarian Church, 1800 Bell Ave., Des Moines IA 50315 The Story: Gateway Dance Theatre of Des Moines is thrilled to collaborate with StageWest to…

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August: Osage County By Tracy Letts

August: Osage County – March 3-19, 2017 A Joint Project with Repertory Theatre of Iowa By Tracy Letts August: Osage County! A vanished father. A scathingly acidic, pill-popping mother. Three sisters harboring shady secrets. As winner of the 2008 Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award, this instant classic was named by Onstageblog…

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Marjorie Prime By Jordan Harrison

Jordan Harrison's "Marjorie Prime" in Des Moines January 13 - 22, 2017

Marjorie Prime – January 13-22, 2017 Iowa Premiere By Jordan Harrison Generously sponsored by Iles Funeral Homes   It’s the age of artificial intelligence, and 85-year-old Marjorie — a jumble of disparate, fading memories — has a handsome new companion who’s programmed to feed the story of her life back…

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Ugly Lies the Bone By Lindsey Ferrentino

Ugly Lies the Bone – November 11-20, 2016 Iowa Premiere By Lindsey Ferrentino  Ugly Lies the Bone is about a newly discharged soldier Jess has finally returned to her Florida hometown. She brings with her not only vivid memories of Afghanistan, but painful burns that have left her physically and emotionally scarred.…

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Hand to God By Robert Askins

Hand to God – September 9-18, 2016 Iowa Premiere By Robert Askins  After the death of his father, meek Jason finds an outlet for his anxiety at the Christian Puppet Ministry, in the devoutly religious, relatively quiet small town of Cypress, Texas. Jason’s complicated relationships with the town pastor, the…

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Auditions for August: Osage County by Tracy Letts

August: Osage County by Tracy Letts Performances: March 3-19, 2017 Directed by Todd Buchacker A joint production with Repertory Theater of Iowa Rehearsals begin approximately January 15 When: Saturday, July 9 and Sunday, July 10 from 1:00 - 5:00 pm Where: StageWest Rehearsal Space: 110 11th Street (between Cherry and Mulberry;…

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Auditions for August: Osage County by Tracy Letts

August: Osage County by Tracy Letts Performances: March 3-19, 2017 Directed by Todd Buchacker A joint production with Repertory Theater of Iowa Rehearsals begin approximately January 15 When: Saturday, July 9 and Sunday, July 10 from 1:00 - 5:00 pm Where: StageWest Rehearsal Space: 110 11th Street (between Cherry and Mulberry;…

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Brilliantly Staged: Mothers and Sons by Terrence McNally

Mothers and Sons by Terrence McNally produced by StageWest Theatre Co. A Theatre Review by an Avid Theatregoer in Des Moines IA How do we ever resolve our guilt about past actions that may not have been appropriate? Do we find a potentially guilty party so we can identify the…

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