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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me! in Des Moines

Iowa Public Radio is pleased to announce Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me! will make an appearance in Des Moines on January 23, 2020 at the Des Moines Civic Center.

Pre-sale tickets for IPR members went on sale Tuesday, October 29 at 9 a.m., and all available inventory has been purchased! A limited number of tickets may become available at a later date. Details at DMPA.org  

Wait Wait… Don't Tell Me! is National Public Radio’s Peabody Award-winning comedy news quiz show.  Host Peter Sagal leads a rotating panel of comedians, writers, listener contestants, and celebrity guests through a rollicking review of the week’s news. Contestants vie for the most coveted prize in all of public radio: a custom-recorded greeting by any of the Wait, Wait… cast members for their voicemail.


Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me! in Des Moines will be held Thursday, January 23 at 7:30 p.m. at the Des Moines Civic Center, located at 221 Walnut St. in Des Moines. 

The show can be heard every Saturday at 9 a.m. and every Sunday at 11 a.m. on all Iowa Public Radio News and Studio One FM stations and News AM stations, or streamed online at IowaPublicRadio.org

Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! in Des Moines is proudly sponsored by Iles Funeral HomesHope Law Firm, Cultivating Compassion: The Dr. Richard Deming Foundation, Drake University, and Tripp, P.C.