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 »


FROM THE BACK ROW: Catching Up with Michael Williams

September 20th, 2012

Hey DSM Fans! I finally had the pleasure of officially meeting DSM’s Michael Williams!  After being crowned Best Actor at DSM’s High School Musical Theatre Awards, Michael flew off to New York City to follow his dreams of becoming a big Broadway star.  Between competing at the Jimmy™ Awards and training at CAP21, Michael found some time to… Read more »


Wednesday Addams' Contest – Week 3!

September 19th, 2012

Hello DSM Fans! It’s week 3 of our family fun in honor of Wednesday Addams getting married! In celebration of this joyous (and kooky) event, we will be doing 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… Read more »


The Dance Council Honors – 25 Years of Recognizing Outstanding Accomplishments in Dance!

September 18th, 2012

Dance Council Honors – 25 Years of Recognizing Outstanding Accomplishments in Dance WHAT: A significant Dallas, TX awards program celebrating a life time of accomplishments of six outstanding Texas artists, educators, dance business and leaders. The event includes a gala showcase of 2012 DCNT Scholarship students, Guyer High School production of Chicago (Denton, TX) and… Read more »


Wednesday Addams Contest – Week 2 Entries!

September 17th, 2012

Good morning DSM Fans! A special THANK YOU for everyone who participated in our Week 2 Contest in honor of Wednesday Addams getting married! Congratulations to Lynne Walters, Christia Caudle, and Jacob Sanchez for winning this contest! You have won 2 tickets to THE ADDAMS FAMILY on Tuesday, October 2nd at 8pm! Details will be… Read more »


FROM THE BACK ROW: Meet the Marketing Team!

September 14th, 2012

Hey DSM Fans! Ever wonder who promotes the shows, puts on events or operates social media for Dallas Summer Musicals?  Well, we think its time for you to meet the brains behind DSM’s Marketing Department.  As marketing interns, it’s a privilege to work with these talented individuals every day.  They are constantly teaching us valuable lessons that we could never… Read more »


Wednesday Addams' Contest – Week 2

September 12th, 2012

Hello DSM Fans! It’s week 2 of our family fun in honor of Wednesday Addams getting married! In celebration of this joyous (and kooky) event, we will be doing 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… Read more »


FROM THE BACK ROW: 2013 Season Announcement Event

September 7th, 2012

Hey DSM Fans! Last week, Dallas Summer Musicals held their 2013 Season Announcement Event here at the Music Hall at Fair Park, and we were lucky enough to be a part of it!  From the early stages of planning to thanking the very lasts guests for attending, this event was an awesome learning experience for… Read more »