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Introduction

Overview

  • 📖 Story: Ivy is quiet and loves to read, while Bean is outgoing and loves to be known. Their friendship leads to mischief and laughter.
  • 📚 Source: Based on the popular Ivy + Bean books by Annie Barrows, illustrated by Sophie Blackall.
  • 🎶 Adaptation: The musical adaptation includes book, music, and lyrics by Scott Elmegreen.
  • 🎭 Experience: The musical brings the beloved characters and their adventures to life on stage.

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Showtimes

  • 🗓️ Dates: May 3-12, 2024
  • 🕒 Fridays: 7:00 PM
  • 🕒 Saturdays: 1:00 PM & 4:00 PM
  • 🕒 Sundays: 1:00 PM & 4:00 PM
  • 📍 Location: Des Moines Playhouse, 831 42nd Street, Des Moines, IA 50312

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Tickets

  • 🎟️ On Sale: April 1, 2024, online
  • 📞 Phone Sales: April 2, 2024, starting at noon
  • 🏢 In-Person Sales: April 2, 2024, starting at noon at the ticket office
  • 💵 Assistance: Call 515.277.6261 if ticket prices are a barrier
  • 🎟️ Age Recommendation: Suitable for ages 5 and up

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Creative Team

  • 🎭 Director: Anne Frett
  • 🎶 Music Director: Eric Mohlis
  • 💃 Choreographers: Ellie Cole and Anna McKernan
  • 🎨 Scenic Designer: Sam Stephen
  • 👗 Costume Designer: Jessica Van Essen
  • 💡 Lighting Designer: Virgil Kleinhesselink
  • 🎭 Properties Designer: Allyson Braun
  • 🎬 Stage Manager: Ashley Kientoff
  • 🎬 Assistant Stage Managers: Brooke Krug and Abbie Stern

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Venue

  • 📍 Address: 831 42nd Street, Des Moines, IA 50312
  • 📞 Phone: 515.277.6261
  • 🕒 Ticket Office Hours: Noon-5:00 PM, Tuesday-Friday, and 90 minutes prior to curtain
  • 🕒 Administrative Office Hours: 8:30 AM-5:00 PM, Monday-Friday
  • 🚍 Transportation: Accessible via DART Route #5

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Characters

  • 👧 Ivy: Played by Madison Stone
  • 👧 Bean: Played by Vivian Rosalie Coleman
  • 👨 Dad: Played by Carson Clark
  • 👩 Mom: Played by Shelby Kephart
  • 👧 Sophie: Played by Megan Clement
  • 👦 Eric: Played by Blake Dreckman
  • 👧 Nancy: Played by Natalie Padilla Sanchez
  • 👧 Zuzu: Played by Chloe Byrd
  • 👦 Leo: Played by William Beebe

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Additional Information

  • 📚 Book Source: Ivy + Bean books by Annie Barrows, illustrated by Sophie Blackall
  • 📖 Book Purchase: Available at major bookstores and online retailers
  • 🎭 Special Arrangement: Presented through Theatrical Rights Worldwide
  • 🎟️ Sneak Preview: Special preview at the Franklin Library
  • 🎁 Ticket Giveaway: Enter to win free tickets at the library preview event

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