The Kum & Go Theater at the Des Moines Social Club (901 Cherry Street) is our black box theater, a completely customizable room for theater, film, music, dance, wrestling, and much more.

FREE parking is available east of the firehouse in the ramp between 8th & 9th St. and Mulberry & Cherry St. after 5:00pm and on weekends. Enter the ramp via Mulberry St. only. Please do not park in the West End Architectural Salvage lot. View a map of additional downtown parking options here.

Entrance Information
Enter the south building of the firehouse in the Kum & Go Theater, entrance at 901 Cherry St. Patron and handicap drop-off and pick-up is available under the 9th St. viaduct.

The Kum & Go Theater is home to the Repertory Theater of Iowa, StageWest Theatre Company, Des Moines Young Artists’ Theatre. Get more information on each theater company and their upcoming productions below.

Repertory Theater of Iowa

The Repertory Theater of Iowa is a not-for-profit 501(c)3 organization founded in 2004 with the vision of creating a professional theater company of national prominence in Des Moines. RTI aims to gain a national profile by becoming central Iowa’s first professional theatre and first resident ensemble of theatre artists.


$25-$30 for Adults, $22 for seniors, and $15 for Students. http://midwestix.com

StageWest Theatre Company

StageWest, by cultivating new opportunities for theatre artists and audiences, seeks to increase the understanding and enjoyment of life, society and the world through the presentation of progressive, contemporary theater.


Wednesday and Thursday $25.00 or $12.50 Seniors and Students
Friday, Saturday and Sunday $30.00 or $15.00 Seniors and Students

Season Tickets
5 Pack – Anytime $133, Weeknight $111, Virgin Anytime $111
3 Pack – Anytime $86, Weeknight $72, Virgin Anytime $72

Des Moines Young Artists’ Theatre

To introduce theatre and performance to young people, train young performers and artists and to encourage artists to fearlessly create works of art reflective of our society and communities. While their projects may appear to be more mature in themes, they believe it necessary to engage in discourse as artists and audience alike.