However you throw us, we will stand

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September 2019

A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder - The Des Moines Playhouse

Lost Girl - Des Moines Young Artists' Theatre

A Mom's Gift - Ankeny Community Theatre

A Doll's House - Iowa Stage Theatre Company

All the Good Men are Gay

October 2019

A Doll's House Part 2 - Iowa Stage Theatre Company


The Rocky Horror Show

Freaky Friday - Kate Goldman Children's Theatre