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“A Little House Christmas” at the Des Moines Playhouse – dsm4kids.com

In her beloved Little House books, Laura Ingalls Wilder describes some of the Christmases she and her family celebrate on the frontier. Christmas celebrations during those times were a much simpler affair,  focused more on the non-materialistic side of Christmas. “A Little House Christmas” at the Des Moines Playhouse is a perfect way for families to kick off the holiday season in Des Moines. Continue Reading…

The Box Car Children at The Des Moines Playhouse - dsm4kids.com

Generations of young readers have cherished the spirited Depression-era adventures of The Boxcar Children, and now the Alden children’s story comes to life on stage. Orphaned and in danger of being separated, the four siblings run away to make a “home” of their own. Pursued by the authorities and a mysterious stranger, the children discover the highs and lows of life on the run, as well as the joy of keeping their family together. Continue Reading…

Watch Junie B. Jones Navigate the 1st Grade at the Des Moines Playhouse- dsm4kids.com

Experience all of the trials and tribulations of being a first grader with Junie B. Jones, The Musical. If you have Junie fans in the fam, they won’t want to miss their chance to see Junie navigate the ups and downs of her friendship with Lucille, making new friends and her struggles with reading the blackboard. Throw in a friendly cafeteria lady and a kickball tournament and you’ve got a classic Junie B. Jones tale for the ages. Continue Reading…