Performance - Leaving Iowa

Friday, Mar 19, 2021 at 7:30pm

Des Moines Community Playhouse
831 42nd Street
Des Moines, IA 50312

$29

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An outlandish take on the classic family road trip, Leaving Iowa is the story of writer Don who returns home to find a final resting place for his father’s ashes. When he discovers his grandmother’s house is now a grocery store, Don travels across Iowa searching for a proper resting place for his father. This father and son road-trip transitions smoothly between Don’s present predicament and his memories of the torturous but hilarious annual family vacations with Mom, Dad, and Sis. With his father’s help, Don realizes that the journey really is as important as the destination.

Leaving Iowa and Stuart Little will be in repertory, alternating weeks.

Run Time: 90 minutes; performed without intermission

Content Advisory: The Playhouse does not rate subject matter as sensitivities vary from person to person. If you have questions about content, age appropriateness, or other aspects of the show (ie strobe lights and other theatrical effects), please contact the ticket office at 515.277.6261.

The Playhouse will provide a Livestream on opening night. Click here to purchase Opening Night Livestream of Leaving Iowa.

Location: John Viars Theatre

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