From comedy lovers to theater goers and music enthusiasts, Des Moines Performing Arts truly offers something for the whole family. Des Moines’ premier not-for-profit preforming organization nurtures world-class entertainment, education and cultural activities right in the heart of Iowa.

In addition to bringing Broadway to Des Moines with the 2014-2015 Willis Broadway Series at the Des Moines Civic Center, Des Moines Preforming Arts is home to top-rated orchestras, dance companies, touring groups and more.

Since 1979, Des Moines Performing Arts has served as the cornerstone of Des Moines’ downtown redevelopment and revitalization. Both visitors and locals are invited to experience firsthand this rich history by attending one of its many top-rated productions.

Endless entertainment and lasting memories are waiting at Des Moines Performing Arts. Visit the Des Moines Preforming Arts website for more information on show scheduling, season ticket pricing and special discount offers.