KENNETH T. NOVICE NAMED DALLAS SUMMER MUSICALS PRESIDENT

April 22nd, 2017

  10 Month Nationwide Search Culminates with One of the Top Professionals in the Country as the New Head of 77-Year Old Beloved Performing Arts Organization Dallas, TX (April 22, 2017) – Dallas Summer Musicals, Inc. (DSM) announces the appointment of Kenneth T. Novice as its President. Novice will begin his position on May 1,… Read more »


DSM HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL THEATRE AWARDS KICK OFF PARTY

February 24th, 2017

  DALLASITE AND TWO-TIME TONY AWARD® NOMINEE STARK SANDS IS NAMED RECIPIENT OF THE 2017 FULLINWIDER AWARD AT DALLAS SUMMER MUSICALS HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL THEATRE AWARDS KICK OFF PARTY 2017 Breaks All Records for Participating Schools! Seventy six schools are participating showcasing seventy six productions   Dallas, TX (February 23, 2016) – The Zodiac at… Read more »


STOMP RETURNS TO DALLAS!

January 27th, 2017

THE INTERNATIONAL PERCUSSION SENSATION RETURNS TO THE MUSIC HALL AT FAIR PARK FEBRUARY 14-19, 2017   Dallas, TX (January 16, 2016) – STOMP, the international percussion sensation, returns to Dallas after six years for a one week limited engagement at the Music Hall at Fair Park February 14-19, 2017.  From its beginnings as a street… Read more »


BERNADETTE PETERS IS NAMED AS FEATURED ENTERTAINMENT FOR DALLAS SUMMER MUSICALS 2017 GALA

January 20th, 2017

MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR AN EVENING WITH TONY AWARD-WINNING ACTRESS BERNADETTE PETERS ON NOVEMBER 4, 2017 All proceeds support Dallas Summer Musicals and its Education and Community Outreach programs. Dallas, TX (January 19, 2017) – Dallas Summer Musicals, Inc. (DSM), is pleased to announce Texas Instruments (TI) executives and arts philanthropists Andy Smith and Paul… Read more »


AN AMERICAN IN PARIS MAKES NORTH TEXAS DEBUT!

January 6th, 2017

  MOST AWARDED MUSICAL OF 2015 MAKES NORTH TEXAS DEBUT JANUARY 31 – FEBRUARY 12, 2017 AT THE MUSIC HALL AT FAIR PARK & FEBRUARY 14-19 AT BASS PERFORMANCE HALL Dallas-Fort Worth, TX (December 19, 2016) – AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, the most awarded new musical of 2015 and winner of four Tony Awards®, will… Read more »


Full Casting Announced for AN AMERICAN IN PARIS National Tour

August 12th, 2016

New York, NY – The producers of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, the most awarded new musical of 2015 and winner of four Tony Awards®, have announced the full cast for the upcoming national tour…


DSM’s Best Actor and Best Actress Make DSM History in New York City!

July 5th, 2016

Best Actor John Fredrickson from Guyer High School placed as a finalist and won a scholarship and Best Actress Kaiden Mains from Waxahachie High School won a scholarship            (July 1, 2016- Dallas, TX)    The 5th Annual Dallas Summer Musicals High School Musical Theatre Awards (DSM HSMTA) Best Actor John Fredrickson from Guyer High School… Read more »


DALLAS SUMMER MUSICALS ANNOUNCES 2016/2017 BROADWAY SEASON!

June 19th, 2016

 DALLAS SUMMER MUSICALS WILL PRESENT SIX NORTH TEXAS PREMIERES IN ITS TEN SHOW SEASON Season tickets are on sale now! Dallas, TX (June 19, 2016) – Dallas Summer Musicals, Inc. (DSM) and Performing Arts Fort Worth (PAFW) are thrilled to announce their 2016-2017 Broadway seasons! Once again, the two performing arts groups will come together to co-present four titles,… Read more »


BULLETS OVER BROADWAY TO MAKE ITS DALLAS PREMIERE

May 27th, 2016

NATIONAL TOUR TO MAKE ITS DALLAS PREMIERE AT THE MUSIC HALL AT FAIR PARK JUNE 14-26 Dallas, TX (May 25, 2016) – The national tour of the new musical comedy BULLETS OVER BROADWAY, written by Woody Allen and based on the screenplay by Allen and Douglas McGrath for the 1994 film, will make its Dallas… Read more »


LOCAL 5 & 7 YEAR OLD DALLASITES CAST IN UPCOMING TOURING BROADWAY PRODUCTION

May 19th, 2016

Dallas TX (May 18, 2006) – Dallas Summer Musicals is pleased to announce that James Hayes (age 7) and Anthony Taylor (age 5) from St. Phillip’s School & Community Center have been cast as Young Coalhouse in the upcoming Dallas engagement of the 2015/2016 National Tour RAGTIME at the Music Hall at Fair Park May… Read more »


RAGTIME – National Tour To Make Its Dallas Premiere!

May 13th, 2016

  NATIONAL TOUR TO MAKE ITS DALLAS PREMIERE AT THE MUSIC HALL AT FAIR PARK MAY 24 – JUNE 5 Dallas, TX (May 5, 2016) – At the dawn of a new century, everything is changing…and anything is possible.  RAGTIME returns to the road in an all-new touring production that Bloomberg News hails as “explosive,… Read more »


DSM Chair issues second statement on Jenkins

May 2nd, 2016

DSM Chair issues second statement on Jenkins Board Chair Munselle says forensic examination of financials led to decision (DALLAS, May 2, 2016)–Ted Munselle, the volunteer chairman of Dallas Summer Musicals, today released a further statement regarding leadership changes at the organization. Earlier today, DSM confirmed that Michael Jenkins is no longer the president and managing… Read more »


Dallas Summer Musicals to Chart New Course

May 2nd, 2016

Dallas Summer Musicals to Chart New Course  Veteran Arts Administrator David Hyslop named Interim Managing Director   (DALLAS, May 2, 2016) – The Dallas Summer Musicals announced today the beginning of “a new generation” of leadership at DSM, the non-profit institution that has delivered Broadway musical theater to North Texas for 76 years. David Hyslop,… Read more »


WICKED – BROADWAY’S BIGGEST BLOCKBUSTER RETURNS TO NORTH TEXAS!

April 8th, 2016

BY STEPHEN SCHWARTZ AND WINNIE HOLZMAN BASED ON THE NOVEL BY GREGORY MAGUIRE BROADWAY’S BIGGEST BLOCKBUSTER RETURNS TO DALLAS SUMMER MUSICALS  APRIL 20 – MAY 22 AT THE MUSIC HALL AT FAIR PARK *        *        * TICKETS ARE NOW ON SALE Dallas, TX (April 4, 2016) – Broadway’s biggest blockbuster and Dallas’s most popular musical, will return to The… Read more »


Dallas Summer Musicals Curtain Call Kicks-Off at Bistro 31

March 18th, 2016

Mark your calendars for Saturday, April 16, 2016 at the Music Hall at Fair Park (October 29, 2015 – Dallas, TX)   Dallas Summer Musicals, Inc. (DSM) Curtain Call kicked-off its 2016 gala Cirque du Musicale on October 26th at a soirée hosted by Bistro 31 in Highland Park Village. Gala chairs Suzanne and David Palmlund… Read more »


Dallas Summer Musicals Community Performance is Sold Out!

March 2nd, 2016

First community performance will reach over 3,400 families and children from 43 nonprofit organizations and DISD schools   Dallas, TX – Dallas Summer Musicals, Inc. (DSM) announces its new investment in creating public access to the performing arts, the DSM Community Performance, has sold out! Engaging families and children from 38 nonprofit organizations and 5… Read more »


DALLAS SUMMER MUSICALS WELCOMES NEW BOARD LEADERSHIP NAMING TED MUNSELLE CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD FOR ITS 76TH SEASON

January 20th, 2016

Dallas, TX (January 20, 2016) – Dallas Summer Musicals, Inc. (DSM), the largest producer of live theatrical entertainment in North Texas, has named Ted Munselle, a business executive and civic leader, Chairman of the DSM Board of Directors for 2016. Munselle’s love for musical theatre started early and was solidified in 1978, when he married… Read more »


John R. Clutts Chairs the 5th Annual DSM High School Musical Theatre Awards!

October 22nd, 2015

John R. Clutts Chairs The 5th Annual Dallas Summer Musicals High School Musical Theatre Awards Mark your calendars for the Awards Show on Thursday, April 14, 2016 (Dallas, TX –August 28, 2015) Michael A. Jenkins, President and Managing Director, Dallas Summer Musicals, Inc. (DSM), announced long-time supporter and DSM Board member John R. Clutts has… Read more »


Brand New Production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC Makes North Texas Debut!

October 8th, 2015

MAKES NORTH TEXAS DEBUT NOVEMBER 3-22, 2015 AT THE MUSIC HALL AT FAIR PARK & AUGUST 17-21, 2016 AT BASS PERFORMANCE HALL. “Sparkling, fresh and lively.” – Los Angeles Times “An unabashed paean to the healing power of art.” – Hollywood Reporter “Go see The Sound of Music, as it will be unlike any other… Read more »


Dallas Summer Musicals and Performing Arts Fort Worth Announce 15/16 Broadway Seasons!

July 29th, 2015

DALLAS SUMMER MUSICALS AND PERFORMING ARTS FORT WORTH ANNOUNCE 2015-2016 BROADWAY SEASONS! The two organizations will come together to co-present three shows Season tickets for both seasons are on sale now! Dallas Summer Musicals and Performing Arts Fort Worth proudly announce their 2015-2016 Broadway seasons! Once again, the two performing arts groups, in a groundbreaking move spearheaded last… Read more »