1st Annual DSM College Audition Workshop

June 6th, 2013

NOW ANNOUNCING THE 1ST ANNUAL DSM COLLEGE AUDITION WORKSHOP! To apply for the workshop, click here. DSM High School Musical Theatre Awards in partnership with Texas State University will present our 1st Annual College Audition Workshop at the Music Hall at Fair Park on Aug. 17-18. At this forum, aspiring young high school performers and… Read more »

"How Whoopi Got the Habit" By Matt Wolf

June 4th, 2013

How Whoopi Got the Habit by Matt Wolf One simple gesture said it all: there it was, August, 2010, and Whoopi Goldberg had walked on stage for the press performance of her limited run as the Mother Superior in Sister Act, as a capacity crowd at the London Palladium cheered and hollered in a most… Read more »

"Bless Thy (Philly) Soul" by Douglas Carter Beane

May 29th, 2013

Bless Thy (Philly) Soul By Douglas Carter Beane So I am at a very la‐di‐da cocktail party and the topic of conversation finds itself landing on Machiavelli commissioning both Leonardo Di Vinci and Michelangelo to do paintings on a wall. The “oohing” and “aahing” soon gives way to the “can you imagine being on earth… Read more »

Sister Act is coming to Dallas!

May 23rd, 2013

For immediate release Press Contact:  Jo Ann Holt joannholt@gmail.com/469.363.7371 ANNOUNCING THE CAST OF THE NORTH AMERICAN TOUR OFPRESENTED BY DALLAS SUMMER MUSICALS AT THE MUSIC HALL AT FAIR PARK JUNE 4-16   Dallas, TX…The North American Tour of SISTER ACT will star Ta’Rea Campbell (Book of Mormon, The Lion King) as Deloris Van Cartier, Hollis… Read more »

Luxx Night Club hosting a party for the cast and crew of Priscilla!

May 22nd, 2013

Luxx Night Club is hosting a party for the cast and crew of ‘Priscilla Queen of the Desert’ on Friday May 24th, 2013. The Broadway tour of ‘Priscilla Queen of the Desert’ is a Tony Award winning musical, performing at the Music Hall at Fair Park from May 14th through May 26th. Downtown Dallas, TX… Read more »

DSM is involved in Broadway shows nominated for 54 Tony® and Drama Desk Awards

May 6th, 2013

Dallas Summer Musicals is involved in 4 Broadway Shows Nominated for a Total of 54 Tony® and Drama Desk  Awards This is the most nominations DSM has received in one year in its 73-year history                  (May 6, 2013)    Dallas Summer Musicals (DSM)  President and Managing Director Michael A. Jenkins announced, “This season the productions… Read more »

National Tour of Priscilla Queen of the Desert Comes To Dallas

April 26th, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jo Ann Holt 469-363-7371 joannholt@gmail.com   THE FIRST NATIONAL TOUR OF THE BROADWAY SENSATION COMES TO DALLAS SUMMER MUSICALS AT THE MUSIC HALL AT FAIR PARK IN DALLAS MAY 14-26   April 26, 2013- The first national tour of Priscilla Queen of the Desert The Musical is coming to the Music Hall… Read more »

Article – Bullybust partners with ‘Wicked’ to teach kids to be upstanders

April 12th, 2013

“Bullybust partners with ‘Wicked’ to teach kids to be up-standers” by Nancy Churnin from The Dallas Morning News The moment in Wicked that makes Darlene Faster’s arms tingle is not “Defying Gravity,” when Elphaba, the green-faced witch, rises up in the air to fulfill her destiny. It’s an earlier, quieter one when Glinda, suddenly ashamed… Read more »

WICKED Tour – Alison Luff and John Davidson to join the cast

April 11th, 2013

The company of the first North American tour of WICKED is thrilled to welcome Alison Luff as Elphaba and John Davidson as The Wizard on Tuesday, April 30 in Dallas, TX. Luff’s Broadway credits include Scandalous (Original Broadway Cast recording) and GHOST the Musical. She was also part of the Broadway and Nat’l Touring companies… Read more »

All In A Day's Work – 2013 DSM High School Musical Theatre Awards Nominees Announced!

April 9th, 2013

Good evening DSM Fans! On Tuesday, May 7th, we’ll be hosting the 2nd Annual DSM High School Musical Theatre Awards at the Music Hall at Fair Park! Over the past 2 days, we have announced all of the nominees for the 2013 DSM High School Musical Theatre Awards! Students from 49 schools from around North… Read more »

WICKED Announces Lottery for $25 Seats!

April 8th, 2013

WICKED ANNOUNCES LOTTERY FOR $25 SEATS! PERFORMANCES BEGIN WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10 AT THE MUSIC HALL AT FAIR PARK DALLAS, TX…A day-of-performance lottery for a limited number of orchestra seats will be held for WICKED, which is returning to Dallas Summer Musicals and the Music Hall at Fair Park with performances from April 10-May 5.  Two… Read more »

An Interview with DSM Academy Creative Team

April 2nd, 2013

Eldridge Publishing Interviews the Dallas team of Kevin Cook and Denis Kashoid By Nancy Vorhis President of Eldridge Publishing Many of Eldridge’s most popular playwrights and composers live and work in the great state of Texas. Often they are fixtures in their local community and school theatres, and you’ve probably enjoyed their work, either in… Read more »

Mary After Midnight – One Night Only with the cast of Mary Poppins

March 27th, 2013

Hey DSM Fans! The Cast of the National Tour of Mary Poppins and the Round-Up Saloon present MARY AFTER MIDNIGHT One Night Only! This is definitely a grown-ups night out event, but you can bet that this will be a fun night! All proceeds go to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS Check out the picture… Read more »

Dallas Loves Mary Poppins!

March 26th, 2013

Hey DSM and MARY POPPINS fans! Dallas is showing the love for MARY POPPINS! Check out all of these great interviews, reviews, and videos below! More to come, so check back soon! VIDEOS NEW VIDEO: Ron Corning Becomes Bert WFAA – Bert and Mary perform on Good Morning Texas CBS 11’s Teresa Frosini Becomes Mary… Read more »

DSM is offering a new job opportunity!

March 19th, 2013

Good morning DSM Fans! Want to work for Dallas Summer Musicals? The DSM Box Office is seeking enthusiastic people who want to playing a starring role in bringing the Best of Broadway to Dallas!  They are currently hiring part time Ticket Services Associates. What does the job entail? Ticket Services Associates are responsible for providing… Read more »

FROM THE BACK ROW: Beware of Ticket Scalping

March 7th, 2013

*Ticket Scalping is the act of buying event tickets from licensed sellers, and reselling them at often higher prices  Hey DSM Fans! I want to share this brief story of a friend’s experience with a ticket scalper: My friend was interested in seeing WICKED when it comes to the Music Hall at Fair Park this… Read more »

A Real Story from a DSM Subscriber!

March 6th, 2013

Good afternoon everyone! Though CATCH ME IF YOU CAN has come and gone,  I couldn’t help but share this story with you. I received an email from one of our awesome DSM Subscribers about her REAL LIFE EXPERIENCE with the REAL FRANK ABAGNALE, JR.! (For her protection, I have not listed her name.) A special… Read more »

Mary Poppins flies into Dallas for 10 days only!

March 5th, 2013

Media Contact: Jo Ann Holt joannholt@gmail.com Tickets for MARY POPPINS are NOW ON SALE in Dallas, Texas! Performances begin March 20th for 16 performances only at the Music Hall at Fair Park Dallas, TX: Dallas Summer Musicals and producers Thomas Schumacher of Disney Theatrical Productions and Cameron Mackintosh announced that tickets for the long-awaited production… Read more »

FROM THE BACK ROW: Student Rush!

February 21st, 2013

Hey DSM Fans! We are SO excited!  Last week Dallas Summer Musicals launched their STUDENT RUSH program, finally making it affordable for STUDENTS to see some of DSM’s 2013 shows!  One hour before the show, anyone with a valid student ID can purchase the best available seating for ONLY $25!  Students: this means there’s a chance YOU could snag a… Read more »

FROM THE BACK ROW: I didn't know I'd LOVE it

February 19th, 2013

Hey DSM Fans!  Growing up, theatre was the last thing on my mind.  I’m one of three boys so I spent my time roughhousing with my brothers and playing sports. Needless to say, there were no showtunes playing in my house.  I wasn’t introduced to musical theatre until my junior year of high school when… Read more »