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 »


FROM THE BACK ROW: Jet-Setting with Pat Smith

February 10th, 2013

“…on my very first flight I was stuck in Sydney for 5 days.  They put us up in a really nice hotel, gave us a per diem in the currency of the country and said, ‘As long as you’re in uniform 5 days from now, you can do whatever you want!’”        … Read more »


FROM THE BACK ROW: AP Membership Party

February 8th, 2013

Hey DSM Fans! Wednesday night’s Membership Party seemed to be a great success for DSM’s Associate Producers. The very charming Sunset Lounge was brimming with current AP members, led by President Lauren Smith, and plenty of fresh faces eager to join the 2013 crew.  We were happy to welcome all of the returning members and excited… Read more »


New Performance Times This Season!

February 7th, 2013

Did you know we have changed our performance times for our 2013 Season? We don’t want anyone to miss the opening curtain for any of our spectacular DSM Broadway shows this season, so we need your help to let everyone know this year’s curtain goes up 30 minutes earlier than before! Showtime will now be… Read more »


FROM THE BACK ROW: Why YOU Should Join DSM's Associate Producers

January 31st, 2013

Hey DSM Fans! Calling all young professionals!  DSM’s 2013 Season is top-notch and this is your chance to get involved: Associate Producers (AP) is a dynamic group of young professionals who share a passion for theatre and a desire to support the arts. Associate Producers aims to make Dallas Summer Musicals a treasured piece of… Read more »


Steve Watson Named Chairman of the Board of DSM for 2013

January 10th, 2013

DALLAS BUSINESS EXECUTIVE AND CIVIC LEADER STEVE WATSON NAMED CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD OF DALLAS SUMMER MUSICALS Dallas, TX… Dallas Summer Musicals, Inc., (DSM), the largest producer of live theatrical entertainment in the Southwest, has named Steve Watson, a business executive and civic leader, Chairman of the DSM Board of Directors for 2013.  Watson was… Read more »


Catch Me If You Can National Tour Flies into the Music Hall at Fair Park!

January 8th, 2013

CATCH ME IF YOU CAN NATIONAL TOUR FLIES INTO THE MUSIC HALL AT FAIR PARK IN DALLAS Based on the hit DreamWorks film and the incredible true story that inspired it, the first national tour of the high-flying Broadway musical CATCH ME IF YOU CAN will land in Dallas, Texas, presented by Dallas Summer Musicals… Read more »


Give Broadway for the Holidays!

December 7th, 2012

It’s that time of year again! (I just wish it was colder, and felt more like Holiday time…) I bet you have either finished your holiday gift shopping or, if you’re like me, you are procrastinating because the thought of going to the mall right now gives you nightmares. Well for all you Broadway loving… Read more »


Cast Announced for Flashdance The Musical!

November 12th, 2012

EMILY PADGETT, MATTHEW HYDZIK &  RACHELLE RAK TO STAR IN THE WORLD PREMIERE PRODUCTION OF  LAUNCHING AT PITTBURGH’S HEINZ HALL, JANUARY 1-8, 2013 TOUR ROUTE ANNOUNCED THROUGH AUGUST 2013 Broadway stars Emily Padgett and Matthew Hydzik will star as “Alex” and “Nick” in the world premiere of FLASHDANCE – THE MUSICAL, the stage adaptation of the 1983 hit film that defined a… Read more »


Broadway League Conference – Marketing for Touring Broadway

October 22nd, 2012

Every fall, we attend a conference hosted by the Broadway League just for the marketing professionals in each Touring Broadway market of whom are Broadway League members. A different venue/presenter will host the conference every year, and this year we were in Hartford, CT at The Bushnell. (It’s so beautiful, so if you’re ever up… Read more »


FROM THE BACK ROW: A Perfect Pugsley

October 19th, 2012

Hey DSM Fans! 13-year-old Cleveland native, Patrick D. Kennedy, is just a normal kid who happens to be part of the National Touring cast of THE ADDAMS FAMILY. As the not-so-normal Pugsley Addams, Patrick gets to play with explosives, embrace an iguana and enjoy the Addams’ torture rack on a nightly basis!  In his dressing room, Patrick… Read more »


The Addams Family's Top Scary Flick Picks!

October 15th, 2012

Hey DSM Fans! Tomorrow begins our 3rd and Final week of THE ADDAMS FAMILY! We can’t believe that the show is almost over – just 8 more performances left! In honor of THE ADDAMS FAMILY and with Halloween just around the corner, we wanted to kick off this week with a screamingly fun celebration of… Read more »


FROM THE BACK ROW: The Ghost Light

October 12th, 2012

Hey DSM Fans! Ghost Light:  A single bulb that stands onstage and remains on at all times.  It’s a safety precaution for the first person entering or the last to leave a dark theater.  While it serves a practical purpose, the ghost light gets its name from a popular theatrical superstition.  Legend tells us that every… Read more »


DSM High School Musical Theatre Awards – Deadline October 1st!

September 27th, 2012

          DSM Special Events and Announcements Media Contact: Sharon Adams 972.773.9289 Adamscomm1@aol.com DSM High School Musical Theatre Awards Director: Tracy Jordan Direct: 214-413-3951 tjordan@dallassummermusicals.org          Heads Up for Dallas Metropolitan Area High Schools! October 1 is Deadline to Register for the Dallas Summer Musicals High School Musical Theatre Awards for the 2012 – 2013 School… Read more »


Wednesday Addams' Contest – Week 4!

September 26th, 2012

Hello DSM Fans! It’s week 4 of our family fun in honor of Wednesday Addams getting married! In celebration of this joyous (and kooky) event, we have had contests, giveaways, and/or exclusive discounts right here on our blog every Wednesday of this month! Be sure to subscribe to the blog to make sure you don’t… Read more »


The Man Behind The Family – Charles Addams

September 24th, 2012

A very un-happy miserable Monday to you, DSM Fans. (We’re getting in the mood for THE ADDAMS FAMILY around here.) Did you know THE ADDAMS FAMILY – THE BROADWAY MUSICAL was inspired by the original cartoons? Below is an article about the original creator of what we know and love today as THE ADDAMS FAMILY…. Read more »


FROM THE BACK ROW: THE STATE FAIR BUZZ

September 21st, 2012

Hey DSM Fans! As many of you know the State Fair of Texas opens one week from today. I know for myself and like many of you, we’re all excited to see all of the new and wonderful things that are coming to the State Fair of Texas this year. When I think of the State… Read more »