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F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby

January 27 @ 7:30 pm - February 12 @ 2:00 pm CDT

What would you do for true love? Jay Gatsby, a self-made millionaire, takes Long Island newcomer Nick Carraway under his wing and into his decadent world of obsession, greed, and danger. Gatsby hopes to reunite with Nick’s cousin, Daisy Buchanan, his true love from a lifetime ago. The glamour of the Jazz Age comes to life in this new adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic novel.


January 27 @ 7:30 pm
February 12 @ 2:00 pm
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Des Moines Community Playhouse
831 42nd Street
Des Moines, IA 50312 United States


2015 was the 40th anniversary of Metro Arts Alliance of Greater Des Moines, a nonprofit organization that advances creativity and strengthens our community by educating and enriching the development of children and adults through schools, organization, senior centers, and collaborating with other community partners.

We create opportunities that provide lifelong access and engagement in the arts for all. Our signature programs are Metro Arts Jazz in July, Metro Arts Dining For the Arts, and Metro Arts Education.

Upcoming Events

Thu 24

Night at the Museum

August 24 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm CDT
Sat 26

Acting Workshop: The (Beat) Basics

August 26 @ 3:15 pm - 4:45 pm CDT
Sep 01

2nd Annual Des Moines Jazz Festival

September 1 @ 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm CDT
Sep 02

The Renaissance Faire at Sleepy Hollow – Weekend 1

September 2 @ 10:00 am - September 4 @ 6:00 pm CDT