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Celebrating local theatre with social distancing in mind

The Des Moines Playhouse is presenting a Live Theatre Drive-in experience to keep theatre live in Des Moines.

DES MOINES, Iowa — The Des Moines Playhouse is keeping theatre live in the community during the coronavirus pandemic with a new initiative: Live Theatre Drive-in. 

The Playhouse will present three, two-person cast plays in their parking lot.  The first performance is Friday, June 12th at 7 p.m., with Love Letters. Attendees will remain in their vehicles and listen via a radio frequency. 

Live Theatre Drive-in performances: for June: Love Letters- Wednesday-Sundays, June 12-28, in July: Rounding Third, Wednesdays-Sundays, July 10-26 and in August: The Roommate, Thursdays-Sundays, July 31-Aug. 16. 

Tickets are pay-what-you-can, but reservations are required as space is limited.  You can sign up online or by calling The Playhouse ticket office at 515-277-6261.