DSM Announces Texas Instruments as Presenting Sponsor!

August 22nd, 2014

DALLAS SUMMER MUSICALS ANNOUNCES TEXAS INSTRUMENTS AS PRESENTING SPONSOR Announcement coincides with Dallas Summer Musicals’ 75th Anniversary Season Dallas, TX….Dallas Summer Musicals, Inc. (DSM), the largest producer of live musical theatrical entertainment in the Southwest, announced today that Texas Instruments will be the official presenting sponsor for Dallas Summer Musicals’ 2015 75th Anniversary Season. Funding… Read more »


DSM Academy Partners with iSchool High of Flower Mound!

August 20th, 2014

Dallas Summer Musicals Academy of Performing Arts Partners With iSchool High of Flower Mound in a New Pathway in Performing Arts MPowered and Dimensions Dance are both associated with the new program (Flower Mound and Dallas, TX) Dallas Summer Musicals Academy of Performing Arts, in association with MPowered and Dimensions Dance, has joined with iSchool… Read more »


Cast Announced for PIPPIN National Tour!

July 7th, 2014

U.S. NATIONAL TOUR CASTING ANNOUNCED FOR THE TONY AWARD-WINNING HIT BROADWAY MUSICAL PIPPIN TOUR LAUNCHES SEPTEMBER 10, 2014 AT DENVER’S BUELL THEATRE www.PippinTheMusical.com The producers of the Tony Award-winning hit Broadway musical PIPPIN are pleased to announce casting for the U.S. national tour which launches on September 10, 2014 at the Buell Theatre in Denver,… Read more »


Official Release – DSM Kicks Off Year-Long Celebration of our 75th Year!

June 19th, 2014

DALLAS SUMMER MUSICALS KICKS OFF YEAR-LONG CELEBRATION OF THEIR 75TH YEAR WITH SEASON ANNOUNCEMENT EVENT JUNE 12 DALLAS, TX…Dallas Summer Musicals, Inc. (DSM) announced their 2014/2015 season of shows at Fair Park Thursday June 12. Heavy rain forecasts moved the 75-Year kickoff event from the Fair Park Band Shell where DSM first performed their shows… Read more »


ANNOUNCED – 2014/2015 DSM SEASON!

June 16th, 2014

It’s official! We have announced our 2014/2015 DSM Season! Last Thursday, June 12th, at the Centennial Building on Fair Park Grounds, we announced our season show by show alongside Performing Arts Fort Worth, and it was an amazing evening! In case you missed it, here are the shows coming to DSM for the 2014/2015 Season:… Read more »


Follow Us This Week: We've Taken Broadway By Storm!

May 14th, 2014

Good morning DSM Fans! Some of our marketing team and our president and managing director have made the 3ish hour flight up to the Great White Way for the week to attend The Broadway League Spring Road Conference. (#src25) We’ll be updating you on our whereabouts and activities throughout the week – we’ve already been… Read more »


Mamma Mia! Returns to Dallas June 3-15!

May 13th, 2014

MAMMA MIA! WALKS DOWN THE AISLE OF THE MUSIC HALL AT FAIR PARK THE GLOBAL SMASH HIT WILL RETURN TO DALLAS FOR TWO WEEKS ONLY JUNE 3-15! DALLAS, TX…Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus’ MAMMA MIA!, the smash hit musical based on the songs of ABBA, returns to the Music Hall at Fair Park June 3-15,… Read more »


A Big Week for DSM!

April 29th, 2014

Hey DSM Fans, Well, this week is a BIG week for DSM and Broadway! We have 2 major events, 7 performances by our DSM Academy, and the Tony Award Nominees were announced today! DSM HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL THEATRE AWARDS – #dsmhsmta14 Our first major event is the 3rd Annual DSM High School Musical Theatre Awards… Read more »


Dallas Loves Evita, on stage now thru April 27th!

April 18th, 2014

Originally posted on April 18, 2014 at 9:04am Updated on April 25, 2014 at 5:20pm Hello DSM fans! This is your go to post for all things EVITA THE MUSICAL! Check out our inside look into the show with behind the scenes footage! Also, check out the great interviews with the cast, reviews from the… Read more »


A Timeline of Events: EVITA and Eva Perón

April 17th, 2014

Been wondering the timeline of the events in EVITA? Check it out below! Eva Duarte was born May 17, 1919, in Los Toldos, a small village 150 miles west of Buenos Aires. Youngest of five illegitimate children, her parents never married. Her father died in 1926 and the family moved to Junin, where she met… Read more »


Evita – A Historical Background for Characters

April 16th, 2014

Earlier this week, I did a blog post about the lady herself, Eva Peron! (Missed it? Click here!) Now I wanted to share a little history about some of the other real-life characters in EVITA, on stage now thru April 27th at the Music Hall at Fair Park! JUAN PERÓN Ambitious military figure who is… Read more »


Things to Know About The Revival of EVITA

April 16th, 2014

The benefits of reviving a show on Broadway is that it can be reinvented and refreshed as if it is a new story being told. Of course, with EVITA, this is not only a musical that has had it’s place in history, but it is one that is full and rich with real-life history. Here… Read more »


Evita and Agentine History

April 15th, 2014

The classic and iconic musical EVITA is on stage now thru April 27th! Are you coming to see the show? Great! Here are some historical facts for you to take a look at before you come and see the show. I love how this show is so rich in history! EVITA and ARGENTINE HISTORY BUENOS… Read more »


Spiritual Leader of the Nation: Eva ‘Evita’ Perón of Argentina

April 14th, 2014

Spiritual Leader of the Nation: Eva ‘Evita’ Perón of Argentina Officially María Eva Duarte de Perón, known as Eva Perón and affectionately nicknamed Evita, this pivotal Argentinian figure not only won her nation’s heart in her short lifetime, but also had a major impact on the country’s politics. With the revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s… Read more »


Evita Returns to Dallas April 15 – 27!

April 10th, 2014

NATIONAL TOUR OF TIM RICE’S AND ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER’S EVITA IS COMING TO DALLAS SUMMER MUSICALS FOR A LIMITED ENGAGEMENT APRIL 15-27 AT THE MUSIC HALL AT FAIR PARK Dallas, TX…Experience the passion and seduction in this elegant masterpiece, Tony Award®-winning musical EVITA. Dallas Summer Musicals presents EVITA April 15-27, 2014 at the Music Hall… Read more »


The Wizard of Oz in Dallas March 18-30!

March 24th, 2014

Originally posted on March 24, 2014 at 10:03am Updated post on April 2, 2014 at 11:15am Hello DSM fans and fellow Ozians! This is your go to post for all things THE WIZARD OF OZ! Check out our inside look into the show with behind the scenes footage! Also, check out the great interviews with… Read more »


We Will Rock You The Musical in Dallas!

March 11th, 2014

Originally posted on 3/11/14 at 4:05pm Updated on 3/14/14 at 1:05pm Hello DSM and WE WILL ROCK YOU fans! This is your go to post for all things WE WILL ROCK YOU! Check out our inside look into the show with behind the scenes footage! Also, check out the great interviews with the cast, reviews… Read more »


Curtain Call 2014 Broadway Bound! – DSM's Annual Gala

March 10th, 2014

Curtain Call 2014 Broadway Bound! Features Broadway Star Vivian Reed benefiting Dallas Summer Musicals and their Education and Outreach Programs DSM Special Events and Announcements Media Contact: Sharon Adams Adams Communications Public Relations 972-773-9289972-773-9289 Adamscomm1@aol.com DSM Contact: Kate Finley Director of Development 214-413-3961214-413-3961 kfinley@dallassummermusicals.org                 (February 18, 2014 – Dallas, TX)  Slated for Friday, May… Read more »


We Will Rock You – Q&A with Queen

March 7th, 2014

Q&A with Brian May (Queen guitarist) & Roger Taylor (Queen drummer), We Will Rock You musical supervisors INTERVIEWER: I’m just curious. How did this idea come about? I understand Robert De Niro might’ve been the first person to mention it. ROGER TAYLOR: I think he was involved very early on in the idea of a… Read more »


We Will Rock You’s creators talk about the show

March 6th, 2014

We Will Rock You’s creators talk about the show By Jeff Lunden  Long before We Will Rock You, the rock theatrical featuring the songs of the super group Queen, became an enormous hit in London and throughout the world, it was simply an idea tossed out by an Academy Award-winning actor.  More than a dozen… Read more »