Posted on December 1st, 2017
Dallas performing arts organizations come together to elevate the arts this holiday season
Dallas, TX (November 30, 2017) – AT&T Performing Arts Center (AT&T PAC), Dallas Summer Musicals (DSM), Dallas Theater Center (DTC) and Texas Ballet Theater (TBT) today announced a new holiday collaboration to elevate the arts by offering a buy one get one free offer to four holiday productions. Celebrate Holiday Classics allows people to experience the magic of Broadway, ballet and theatre at an affordable price.
“The holidays are a time of opportunity and together we wanted to help our patrons create memories that will last a lifetime by making each of our productions more accessible to the public,” said Kenneth T. Novice, president of Dallas Summer Musicals. “We live in a world-class city with a thriving arts community and our goal is to make the magic of the performing arts widely available through collaborations such as Celebrate Holiday Classics.”
“As arts organizations, we felt this was an opportunity for all of us together to make an offer so even more people can enjoy the wonderful tradition of taking in a show during the holidays,” said Doug Curtis, president and CEO of AT&T Performing Arts Center.
For a limited time, patrons can purchase a buy one ticket get one ticket free offer to four holiday classics presented by the different participating organizations. The Celebrate Holiday Classics offer can be applied online with the use of unique offer codes December 2-3, 2017 through the corresponding website of every organization or in person December 2, 2017 at the AT&T PAC box office from 4:00-8:30 p.m.
“Dallas Theater Center is very pleased to be collaborating with three of the leading arts institutions in North Texas in a program designed to bring families together during the holidays,” said Jeff Woodward, managing director of Dallas Theater Center. “As those that are able to attend our production of A Christmas Carol find out, even Ebenezer Scrooge would approve of this wonderful partnership.”
Celebrate Holiday Classics programing includes:
(Full details on select dates, times and venues are listed below.)
“Texas Ballet Theater is excited to be part of this collaboration with our fellow arts organizations in Dallas,” said Vanessa Logan, executive director of Texas Ballet Theater. “Ben Stevenson’s Nutcracker is the first ballet for many, which becomes a cherished holiday tradition for the whole family. It provides an opportunity to share the art of dance through a story we all know and love.”
“We support the arts because it is part of who we are,” said Monica Sales, public relations manager of Klyde Warren Park. “We are the backyard of the arts district and it is important for us to provide a diverse array of programming to share with all of our patrons.”
CELEBRATE HOLIDAY CLASSICS DETAILS
Purchase Period: December 2-3, 2017
Performance Dates & Pricing:
DR. SEUSS’ HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS! THE MUSICAL
AT&T Performing Arts Center
Venue: Winspear Opera House
IRVING BERLINS WHITE CHRISTMAS
Dallas Summer Musicals
Venue: Music Hall at Fair Park
A CHRISTMAS CAROL
Dallas Theater Center
Venue: Wyly Theatre
Texas Ballet Theater
Venue: Winspear Opera House
About AT&T Performing Arts Center:
The AT&T Performing Arts Center is a nonprofit foundation that operates and programs a 10-acre campus comprised of three premier performance venues and a park in downtown Dallas. Opening in October 2009, the Center has helped complete the 30-year vision of the Dallas Arts District.
Audiences enjoy the best and most recent from Broadway and off-Broadway; the finest dance companies from across the globe co-presented with TITAS Presents; top concerts and performers with Center Presents; and cutting-edge speakers from the #hearhere series. Thousands of students explore and more deeply experience the arts through the Center’s education program, Open Stages. Working with local service agencies, the Center provides free tickets to underserved individuals and families through Community Partners. These programs are made possible by the ongoing support of donors and members.
The Center’s five resident companies are among the city’s leading arts institutions: Anita N. Martinez Ballet Folklorico, Dallas Black Dance Theatre, The Dallas Opera, Dallas Theater Center and Texas Ballet Theater.
Designed by internationally acclaimed architects, the Center’s performance spaces are some of the finest venues in the world:
The Center’s mission is to provide a public gathering place that strengthens community and fosters creativity through the presentation of performing arts. For more information about the AT&T Performing Arts Center and to purchase tickets, become a member, or make a donation, visit www.attpac.org.
About Dallas Summer Musicals:
For more than 75 years, the non-profit Dallas Summer Musicals Inc. (DSM) has presented the very best in Broadway to North Texas audiences. Located in the historic Music Hall at Fair Park, DSM promotes excellence in live musical theatre with year-round performances for diverse audiences of all ages, impacting the lives of children and families through education and community outreach programs, while enriching the cultural landscape of North Texas and the Southwest Region.
As a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, DSM relies on a variety of funding sources to offer affordable ticket prices, preserve the beautiful historic theatre, educate young audiences and develop impactful community programs.
DSM gratefully acknowledges the support of our season sponsors, annual fund donors and corporate partners American Airlines, Texas Instruments, The Dallas Morning News, and WFAA TV Channel 8. For more information about Dallas Summer Musicals, please call 214.421.5678 or visit our website at DallasSummerMusicals.org.
About Dallas Theatre Center:
One of the leading regional theaters in the country and the 2017 Regional Theatre Tony Award® Recipient, Dallas Theater Center (DTC) performs to an audience of more than 100,000 North Texas residents annually. Founded in 1959, DTC is now a resident company of the AT&T Performing Arts Center and presents its Mainstage season at the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre, designed by REX/OMA, Joshua Prince-Ramus and Rem Koolhaas and at its original home, the Kalita Humphreys Theater, the only freestanding theater designed and built by Frank Lloyd Wright. DTC is one of only two theaters in Texas that is a member of the League of Resident Theatres, the largest and most prestigious non-profit professional theater association in the country. Under the leadership of Enloe/Rose Artistic Director Kevin Moriarty and Managing Director Jeffrey Woodward, DTC produces a seven-play subscription series of classics, musicals and new plays and an annual production of A Christmas Carol; extensive education programs, including the National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award-winning Project Discovery, SummerStage and partnerships with Southern Methodist University’s Meadows School of the Arts and Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts; and community collaboration efforts with the Sixth Floor Museum, the City of Dallas, North Texas Food Bank, the Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas Public Library, Dallas Holocaust Museum, Dallas Opera, Dallas Black Dance Theatre, and leading the DFW Foote Festival. In 2017, DTC launched Public Works Dallas, a groundbreaking community engagement and participatory theater project designed to deliberately blur the line between professional artists and community members, culminating in an annual production featuring over 200 Dallas citizens performing a Shakespeare play. Throughout its history, DTC has produced many new works, including The Texas Trilogy by Preston Jones in 1978; Robert Penn Warren’s All the King’s Men, adapted by Adrian Hall, in 1986; and recent premieres of Miller, Mississippi by Boo Killebrew; Hood: The Robin Hood Musical Adventure by Douglas Carter Beane and Lewis Flinn; Bella: An American Tall Tale by Kirsten Childs; Deferred Action by Lee Trull and David Lozano; Clarkston by Samuel D. Hunter; Moonshine: That Hee Haw Musical by Robert Horn, Brandy Clark and Shane McAnally; FLY by Rajiv Joseph, Bill Sherman and Kirsten Childs; Fly by Night by Kim Rosenstock, Michael Mitnick and Will Connolly; The Fortress of Solitude by Michael Friedman and Itamar Moses; Giant by Michael John LaChiusa and Sybille Pearson; The Trinity River Plays by Regina Taylor; the revised It’s a Bird… It’s a Plane… It’s Superman by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, Charles Strouse and Lee Adams; Give It Up! (now titled Lysistrata Jones and recently on Broadway) by Douglas Carter Beane and Lewis Flinn; Sarah, Plain and Tall by Julia Jordan, Laurence O’Keefe and Nell Benjamin; and The Good Negro by Tracey Scott Wilson. Dallas Theater Center gratefully acknowledges the support of our season sponsors: Texas Instruments, American Airlines, Lexus and NBC 5.
About Texas Ballet Theater:
Texas Ballet Theater is the only fully professional, classical ballet company in North Texas and is honored to be the only arts organization to serve as resident company for both leading performance venues in Dallas and Fort Worth – Winspear Opera House at the AT&T Performing Arts Center Campus and Bass Performance Hall. TBT is an internationally recognized company built on a rich 56-year history; it boasts a repertoire that is creative, expressive and collaborative.