Audience quotes from MARY POPPINS

October 19th, 2009

If I could, I would try to explain exactly how much people we’re blown out of the water by MARY POPPINS… then I though, “why not simply let the people themselves tell everyone?”   “Mary Poppins was a great experience. The set and special effects were unbelievable. The cast was outstanding. It was an unforgettable… Read more »


MARY POPPINS OFFICAL PRESS RELEASE

August 25th, 2009

Jo Ann Holt, Publicist joannholt[at]gmail.com     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 24, 2009 CASTING ANNOUNCED FOR   Disney and Cameron Mackintosh present   MARY POPPINS FEATURING ORIGINAL BROADWAY STARS ASHLEY BROWN & GAVIN LEE   DALLAS SUMMER MUSICALS’ LIMITED PREMIERE ENGAGEMENT BEGINS THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2009 AT THE MUSIC HALL AT FAIR PARK   Dallas,… Read more »


BLONDE Cast's Video Blog – DALLAS!!

August 14th, 2009

The LEGALLY BLONDE cast weighs in on their North Texas run in a recent YouTube release of their ongoing video blog series. Check it out and find out what Warner really things about Elle chasing him down at Harvard!!       The entire video series following this talented cast across the country, can be… Read more »


Take Me Out To The Ballgame!!

August 5th, 2009

  Three DSM shows were invited to send performers to sing the National Anthem at a Texas Rangers home game this summer. When WIZARD OF OZ‘s Dorothy (Cassie Okenka) wasn’t able to arrive in time for the June 8th game, her understudy Lauryn Ciardullo donned the Dorothy wig, red shoes and pinafore costume and charmed… Read more »


'Legally Blonde' shimmys to the stage at Fair Park Music Hall

July 22nd, 2009

12:06 AM CDT on Wednesday, July 22, 2009 By LAWSON TAITTE / The Dallas Morning Newsltaitte@dallasnews.com You may not come out of Legally Blonde humming the tunes, but this show will leave you as pumped as a two-hour cardiac workout. The stage adaptation of the popular movie, a modest hit on Broadway, arrived at the… Read more »


Theater review: 'A Chorus Line' reclaims its energy at Fair Park Music Hall

July 8th, 2009

11:55 PM CDT on Tuesday, July 7, 2009 By LAWSON TAITTE / The Dallas Morning Newsltaitte@dallasnews.com A Chorus Line is a unique musical, a perfect musical. I’m not sure, in retrospect, it’s one of the great musicals. The tour based on the recent New York revival arrived at Fair Park Music Hall on Tuesday. It… Read more »


Theater review: 'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang' is a fun ride for the family at Fair Park Music Hall

June 24th, 2009

12:36 AM CDT on Wednesday, June 24, 2009 By LAWSON TAITTE / The Dallas Morning News mailto:Newsltaitte@dallasnews.com   Cute kids. A quartet of hilarious villains. A whole pack of trained dogs. A production number with a samba that sizzles. What more could a family musical possibly need?   How about a magical car that floats,… Read more »


5th Anniversary STAGE RIGHT Press Conference

June 5th, 2009

Dallas TX 11:15am Breaking News Steven Hall, Webmaster, DSM We just completed the press conference for the 5th Anniversary of our “Stage Right” youth outreach program. Mayor Leppert and Chief of Police Kunkle spoke along with co-founders of the program DSM President Michael Jenkins & Dallas Police Detective “Monty” Moncibais. Details on the “Stage Right”… Read more »


Theater review: Topol stays in character for Dallas Summer Musicals' 'Fiddler on the Roof'

May 21st, 2009

10:15 AM CDT on Thursday, May 21, 2009 By LAWSON TAITTE / The Dallas Morning Newsltaitte@dallasnews.com   Nobody finds it odd when a violinist or pianist is still playing a favorite concerto at the end of a 40-year career. So why be surprised that Topol is still playing Tevye in Fiddler on the Roof?  … Read more »


Theater review: RENT brings New York polish to Music Hall stage

May 6th, 2009

By LAWSON TAITTE / The Dallas Morning News ltaitte@dallasnews.com 12:00 AM CDT on Wednesday, May 6, 2009     A little distance brings things into focus: Rent is incomparably the greatest Broadway musical in, say, the last 30 years, and the farewell tour that the Dallas Summer Musicals brought to Fair Park Music Hall on… Read more »


Theater review: Stacy Keach is a marvel in 'Frost/Nixon' at the Majestic

April 30th, 2009

11:20 AM CDT on Thursday, April 30, 2009 By Lawson Taitte / The Dallas Morning News ltaitte@dallasnews.com   President Richard M. Nixon may never have achieved the rehabilitation in public esteem he so craved in his lifetime. He’s got it now, though, at least as Stacy Keach plays him in Frost/Nixon.   Peter Morgan’s play… Read more »


Entertainment Bailout Special Discount on THE PAJAMA GAME

March 9th, 2009

Hello to all the DSM fans! As I mentioned yesterday, I was blown away by THE PAJAMA GAME on Tuesday night. #1 — I couldn’t believe they fit a set that elaborate on to that stage, because the Majestic stage is considerably smaller and intimate than the Music Hall stage. #2 The choreography, singing and… Read more »


Theater Review: 'The Rat Pack – Live at the Sands' is almost as good as being there

March 5th, 2009

12:05 AM CST on Wednesday, March 4, 2009 By LAWSON TAITTE / The Dallas Morning News ltaitte@dallasnews.comOriginal post   An airline ticket can get you to Las Vegas quite reasonably these days. A time machine that’ll get you there a half-century ago is another matter. That’s the goal of The Rat Pack – Live at… Read more »


FROST / NIXON: Movie vs. Stage Production

January 8th, 2009

Happy New Year all, Here is a re-post from the Minneapolis Post regarding the hit show that is coming to The Majestic Theatre. (Tickets are not yet on sale–stay tuned for the on sale date!) Minneapolis Post Review: ‘Frost/Nixon’ (the play) packs a lot of punchBy Ed Huyck Published Wed, Jan 7 2009 You can… Read more »


A message from Mary Poppins!

December 18th, 2008

Sing along to Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious in the annual Walt Disney World Christmas Parade. MARY POPPINS National Tour stars Ashley Brown and Gavin Lee will perform the classic tongue-twister on Main Street, U.S.A. along with hundreds of dancers.   Here are some interesting fun facts regarding our appearance:   • Ashley and Gavin will be joined by… Read more »


THE MAJESTIC SERIES released for single ticket sales

December 16th, 2008

After many inquiries and requests, we have just decided to release the THE MAJESTIC SERIES to go on “soft-sale” this Friday morning, Dec. 19 at 10am. So that will be only these shows:   BOB THE BUILDER Feb. 21 – 22, 2009 @ The Majestic Theatre Bob the Builder Show Page   RAT PACK LIVE… Read more »


MAMMA MIA! to replace TARZAN due to tour cancellation

December 15th, 2008

Here is the official release from President and Managing Director, Michael Jenkins regarding TARZAN: With deep regret Dallas Summer Musicals announces that Disney’s TARZAN will not be coming to Dallas this year. The touring production of TARZAN has been canceled due to circumstances beyond the control of Dallas Summer Musicals and the DSM team is… Read more »


DSM Benefit Auction on eBay

December 9th, 2008

Benefiting the DSM Academy of Performing Arts $1500 value Go to: http://bit.ly/LChS   Hey everyone, here’s your chance to win the ULTIMATE BROADWAY PACKAGE!   One lucky winner will receive 2 Opening night tickets to:   -Happy Days -Wizard of Oz -Chitty Chitty Bang Bang -A Chorus Line -Legally Blonde -Mamma Mia! -Mary Poppins  … Read more »


Give the Gift of BROADWAY!

November 25th, 2008


"Hilarious" comes to Dallas: The Second City

October 29th, 2008

THE SECOND CITY NOVEMBER 11-16, 2008 The Majestic Theatre   Chances are if you’re not from Chicago, you may not know about THE SECOND CITY. However, you’ve been laughing with/to their comedians for years. Recognize any of these guys?   Performing a special medley of classic scenes, songs, and improvisation, THE SECOND CITY TOURING COMPANY… Read more »