Des Moines (Off-Broadway, Theatre for a New Audience @ Polonsky Shakespeare Center, 2022) | Playbill

Des Moines



The late American author Denis Johnson’s final play Des Moines is one of his most sensationally mysterious works. Chance events—including a plane crash, a rescued wedding ring, a frightening diagnosis, and makeup advice kindly offered to a louche Catholic priest—bring a group of lonely and haunted characters together for a debauch that becomes an unlikely communion

Directed by Arin Arbus

Cast Includes Johanna Day, Michael Shannon, Heather Alicia Simms, Arliss Howard


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