All In A Day's Work – Day 7 at NHSMTA (Last Day)!

July 3rd, 2013

Good mid-morning DSM Fans! I can’t believe how quickly time has flown – Dakota and Cameron are already home from NYC! Yesterday was their last day at the National HSMTA, and it was a nice change from the craziness that had happened all week. Check out their final thoughts about their trip below! DAKOTA: The… Read more »


All In A Day's Work – Day 6 at NHSMTA!

July 2nd, 2013

Good morning DSM Fans! Yesterday was the day Cameron and Dakota had been waiting for since they won Best Actor and Actress just a couple of months ago – the National High School Musical Theatre Awards show! Day 6 for them was an “emotional rollercoaster” day, but the best one they’ve had the entire week…. Read more »


All In A Day's Work – Day 5 at NHSMTA!

July 1st, 2013

Good morning DSM Fans! Yesterday was Day 5 for Cameron and Dakota at the National HSMTA. I know I speak for them when I say it was their most challenging and rewarding day so far! Check out what they had to say about their day below! DAKOTA: Today we finally finished the opening and closing… Read more »


All In A Day's Work – Day 4 at NHSMTA 2013

June 30th, 2013

Good afternoon DSM Fans! Yesterday was Day 4 in NYC at the National High School Musical Theatre Awards for Cameron and Dakota. It was a full day full of surprises, stress, and so much fun! Check out what they had to say about their day yesterday below! DAKOTA: Today started off a little scary when… Read more »


All In A Day's Work – Day 3 at NHSMTA 2013

June 29th, 2013

Good mid-morning DSM Fans! Day 3 in New York City for Dakota & Cameron was yesterday! They are in the thick of rehearsals and coaching, and they have been working their tails off! Please see below for pictures and their comments about their day yesterday! DAKOTA: Another busy day rehearsing (which is more fun than… Read more »


All In A Day's Work – Day 2 at NHSMTA 2013

June 28th, 2013

Good morning DSM Fans! Yesterday was Day 2 in NYC for Cameron and Dakota. What a long, tiring, but amazing day they both had! Check out below what they had to say about their day! (These comments were from 11:30pm last night.) DAKOTA: Hello again! After a quick review of the opening and closing number… Read more »


All In A Day's Work – Day 1 at NHSMTA 2013

June 27th, 2013

Good afternoon DSM Fans! Day 1 in New York City for Dakota and Cameron (the Best Actress & Best Actor from the 2013 DSM High School Musical Theatre Awards) was yesterday, and what a great day it was for them both! Please see below for pictures and Dakota and Cameron’s comments about their first day!… Read more »


All In A Day's Work – Quick Sit Down With Dakota and Cameron

June 26th, 2013

I can’t believe it’s already that time again – National High School Musical Theatre Awards! I got the chance to sit down with Dakota Ratliff (2013 DSM HSMTA Best Actress) and Cameron Wenrich (2013 DSM HSMTA Best Actor) yesterday (Tuesday) to get their thoughts before they left for NYC! (Which is technically right this very… Read more »


All In A Day's Work – 2013 National HSMTA Introduction

June 24th, 2013

We will be featuring daily updates from the 2013 DSM High School Musical Theatre Awards Best Actor and Actress, Cameron Wenrich and Dakota Ratliff, beginning Wednesday, June 26th. Dakota and Cameron will be sending in their updates about their journey in New York City before, during, and after the National High School Musical Theatre Awards…. Read more »


Flashdance US National Tour comes to Dallas!

June 18th, 2013

US National Tour Makes its North Texas premiere presented by DALLAS SUMMER MUSICALS at MUSIC HALL AT FAIR PARK JUNE 25-JULY 7 FLASHDANCE – THE MUSICAL, the stage adaptation of the 1983 hit film that defined a generation, will be presented by Dallas Summer Musicals June 25-July 7 at the Music Hall at Fair Park. … Read more »


Win Sister Act Tickets by Watching the Tonys!

June 7th, 2013

Well, it’s Tony Awards time! This Sunday at 7pm our time, we get to see the awards show us Broadway fans wait for all year long! AND we want to reward you for watching too! On Twitter during one of the commercial breaks, use our hash tag #SisterActDSM and let us know you saw the… Read more »


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 »