FROM THE BACK ROW: Emily Emmett's NYC Experience

July 24th, 2012

Hey DSM Fans! DSM’s High School Musical Theatre Award-winning Best Actress Emily Emmett just got back from competing on Broadway at the 2012 Jimmy™ Awards in New York City! Watch as she tells us all about it:   -DSM Haley & Luke


WFAA To Broadcast DSM High School Musical Theatre Awards on July 28th!

July 23rd, 2012

WFAA-TV TO BROADCAST DALLAS SUMMER MUSICALS HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL THEATER AWARDS SPECIAL ON JULY 28 1-Hour Local Program Features Performances From Among the 30 Participating North Texas High School Theater Arts Programs Thursday, July 19, 2012…Dallas, Texas…The judges made their decisions, and the results are in! Now it is time to relive an evening of… Read more »


FROM THE BACK ROW: The Darling Children

July 18th, 2012

Hey DSM Fans! We’re in our second week of Cathy Rigby is PETER PAN and we’re loving every second!  The show is spectacular.  And we know it’s spectacular because children are sitting completely still and adults are proclaiming their belief in fairies!  It’s the epitome of fun for the whole family. We were so excited… Read more »


HEAR WHAT THE CRITICS ARE SAYING ABOUT CATHY RIGBY IS PETER PAN!!

July 13th, 2012

Hey DSM Fans, Cathy Rigby is PETER PAN has really soared into new heights here in Dallas. Here are some of the outstanding reviews that this timeless and magical show has received. “Cathy Rigby still flying high in Dallas Summer Musicals’ ‘Peter Pan’”  -Lawson Taitte, The Dallas Morning News               “For full review, click here.”  “This… Read more »


FROM THE BACK ROW: She's Flying!

July 13th, 2012

Hey DSM Fans! Yesterday, Luke and I were given the chance to take part in PETER PAN media day here at the Music Hall at Fair Park!   We got to interview cast members and watch as Cathy Rigby gave flying lessons to a few lucky people, including our very own: Michael Jenkins.   We found out… Read more »


FROM THE BACK ROW: Cathy Rigby is PETER PAN Load In

July 10th, 2012

Hey DSM Fans! Yesterday Cathy Rigby as PETER PAN officially landed in Dallas and we are so excited for everyone to get to the Music Hall at Fair Park to see this magical show. As the tour trucks arrived, the crew went straight to work on unloading the props. Haley and I could not resist… Read more »


FROM THE BACK ROW: 4th OF JULY PARADE RECAP

July 9th, 2012

Hey DSM FANS, I hope everyone had an awesome 4th of July and getting excited about Cathy Rigby starring as PETER PAN opening tomorrow night here at the Music Hall at Fair Park. This past Wednesday I was able to participate in The Park Cities 4th of July Parade presented by The Rotary Club. It… Read more »


Dallas Summer Musicals presents CATHY RIGBY IS PETER PAN Generously Supported by the Jean Baptiste “Tad” Adoue III Fund of The Dallas Foundation

July 9th, 2012

DSM Special Events and Community Outreach Media Contact: Sharon Adams ACPR 972.773.9289 Adamscomm1@aol.com DSM Contact: Melissa Ogden Director of Development 214-413-3961 mogden@dallassummermusicals.org   (Dallas, TX – July 9, 2012)  Michael A. Jenkins, President and Managing Director, Dallas Summer Musicals (DSM) announces The Dallas Foundation has given a generous donation to DSM in support of CATHY… Read more »


FROM THE BACK ROW: Dungeon Diaries

June 27th, 2012

Hey DSM Fans! There are so many great things about working at Dallas Summer Musicals.  One of our favorites is the opportunity to explore the Music Hall at Fair Park, especially… The Dungeon.  It’s like a giant time capsule, preserving DSM’s extraordinary past.  We snapped a few pictures and created a slide show just for… Read more »


All In A Day's Work – Day 6

June 26th, 2012

Good afternoon DSM Fans! Day 6 in New York City for Emily & Michael was yesterday, and it was the day they had been waiting for – the awards show day! Please see below for pictures and their comments about their third day! FROM EMILY: Yesterday was crazy. We woke up and headed straight for… Read more »


All In A Day's Work – Day 5

June 25th, 2012

Good afternoon DSM Fans! Day 5 in New York City for Emily & Michael was yesterday, and this was the most stressful day they’ve had so far, according to them! Please see below for pictures and their comments about their third day! FROM EMILY: Today was crazy busy. That’s why I don’t have any pictures!… Read more »


All In A Day's Work – Day 4

June 24th, 2012

Good afternoon DSM Fans! Day 4 in New York City for Emily & Michael was yesterday, and what a nerve-racking day they both had! Please see below for pictures and their comments about their third day! FROM EMILY: Today was crazy. Right off the bat we had to sing our solos in front of everyone… Read more »


All In A Day's Work – Day 3

June 23rd, 2012

Good morning DSM Fans! Day 3 in New York City for Emily & Michael was yesterday, and what a hard working day they both had! Please see below for pictures and their comments about their third day! FROM EMILY: Today we got up early again and ate breakfast and then went on rehearsing the opening… Read more »


All In A Day's Work – Day 2

June 22nd, 2012

Good morning DSM Fans! Day 2 in New York City for Emily & Michael was yesterday, and what a memorable day it was for them both! Please see below for pictures and their comments about their second day! FROM EMILY: Had such a great and busy day today. Started the day with a quick review… Read more »


FROM THE BACK ROW: What You Can Expect!

June 21st, 2012

Hey DSM Fans! Here’s an overview of what is coming up From The Back Row: The Interns Perspective. In the next couple of weeks, we will be doing a lot of exciting things around the Music Hall at Fair Park and we want you to be with us every step of the way.  As we get closer… Read more »


All In A Day's Work – Day 1

June 21st, 2012

Good morning DSM Fans! Day 1 in New York City for Emily & Michael (the Best Actress & Best Actor from the 2012 DSM High School Musical Theatre Awards) was yesterday, and what a great day it was for them both! Please see below for pictures and their comments about their first day! FROM EMILY:… Read more »


All In A Day's Work – Introduction

June 20th, 2012

Hey DSM Fans! I’d like to introduce our 1st Annual “All In A Day’s Work” daily blog from the 2012 DSM High School Musical Theatre Awards Best Actor & Actress while they are in New York City participating in The National High School Musical Theater Awards! Michael and Emily, our winners from this year’s DSM… Read more »


FROM THE BACK ROW: The Intern's Perspective

June 19th, 2012

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Peter Pan Flies Into Dallas!

June 15th, 2012

CATHY RIGBY IS PETER PAN! THE ULTIMATE FAMILY EXPERIENCE PRESENTED BY DALLAS SUMMER MUSICALS AT THE MUSIC HALL AT FAIR PARK Dallas, TX…Tony® Award nominee Cathy Rigby takes flight in an all new production of PETER PAN! Discover the magic all over again of this two time Emmy Award winning and two-time Tony® Award nominated… Read more »


If Dallas Dominated the Tonys

June 11th, 2012

Hey DSM Fans! Well, The Tony Awards were last night, and there’s been plenty of conversation here at the Music Hall as we recap our favorite moments.  A few of my personal favorites include: -Show opening with “Hello” by 2011’s winner for Best Musical, THE BOOK OF MORMON – NEWSIES performance, mainly Ryan Steele’s fouettes… Read more »