An Interview with DSM Academy Creative Team

April 2nd, 2013

Eldridge Publishing Interviews the Dallas team of Kevin Cook and Denis Kashoid By Nancy Vorhis President of Eldridge Publishing Many of Eldridge’s most popular playwrights and composers live and work in the great state of Texas. Often they are fixtures in their local community and school theatres, and you’ve probably enjoyed their work, either in… Read more »


Mary After Midnight – One Night Only with the cast of Mary Poppins

March 27th, 2013

Hey DSM Fans! The Cast of the National Tour of Mary Poppins and the Round-Up Saloon present MARY AFTER MIDNIGHT One Night Only! This is definitely a grown-ups night out event, but you can bet that this will be a fun night! All proceeds go to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS Check out the picture… Read more »


Dallas Loves Mary Poppins!

March 26th, 2013

Hey DSM and MARY POPPINS fans! Dallas is showing the love for MARY POPPINS! Check out all of these great interviews, reviews, and videos below! More to come, so check back soon! VIDEOS NEW VIDEO: Ron Corning Becomes Bert WFAA – Bert and Mary perform on Good Morning Texas CBS 11’s Teresa Frosini Becomes Mary… Read more »


DSM is offering a new job opportunity!

March 19th, 2013

Good morning DSM Fans! Want to work for Dallas Summer Musicals? The DSM Box Office is seeking enthusiastic people who want to playing a starring role in bringing the Best of Broadway to Dallas!  They are currently hiring part time Ticket Services Associates. What does the job entail? Ticket Services Associates are responsible for providing… Read more »


FROM THE BACK ROW: Beware of Ticket Scalping

March 7th, 2013

*Ticket Scalping is the act of buying event tickets from licensed sellers, and reselling them at often higher prices  Hey DSM Fans! I want to share this brief story of a friend’s experience with a ticket scalper: My friend was interested in seeing WICKED when it comes to the Music Hall at Fair Park this… Read more »


A Real Story from a DSM Subscriber!

March 6th, 2013

Good afternoon everyone! Though CATCH ME IF YOU CAN has come and gone,  I couldn’t help but share this story with you. I received an email from one of our awesome DSM Subscribers about her REAL LIFE EXPERIENCE with the REAL FRANK ABAGNALE, JR.! (For her protection, I have not listed her name.) A special… Read more »


Mary Poppins flies into Dallas for 10 days only!

March 5th, 2013

Media Contact: Jo Ann Holt joannholt@gmail.com Tickets for MARY POPPINS are NOW ON SALE in Dallas, Texas! Performances begin March 20th for 16 performances only at the Music Hall at Fair Park Dallas, TX: Dallas Summer Musicals and producers Thomas Schumacher of Disney Theatrical Productions and Cameron Mackintosh announced that tickets for the long-awaited production… Read more »


FROM THE BACK ROW: Student Rush!

February 21st, 2013

Hey DSM Fans! We are SO excited!  Last week Dallas Summer Musicals launched their STUDENT RUSH program, finally making it affordable for STUDENTS to see some of DSM’s 2013 shows!  One hour before the show, anyone with a valid student ID can purchase the best available seating for ONLY $25!  Students: this means there’s a chance YOU could snag a… Read more »


FROM THE BACK ROW: I didn't know I'd LOVE it

February 19th, 2013

Hey DSM Fans!  Growing up, theatre was the last thing on my mind.  I’m one of three boys so I spent my time roughhousing with my brothers and playing sports. Needless to say, there were no showtunes playing in my house.  I wasn’t introduced to musical theatre until my junior year of high school when… Read more »


FROM THE BACK ROW: Jet-Setting with Pat Smith

February 10th, 2013

“…on my very first flight I was stuck in Sydney for 5 days.  They put us up in a really nice hotel, gave us a per diem in the currency of the country and said, ‘As long as you’re in uniform 5 days from now, you can do whatever you want!’”        … Read more »


FROM THE BACK ROW: AP Membership Party

February 8th, 2013

Hey DSM Fans! Wednesday night’s Membership Party seemed to be a great success for DSM’s Associate Producers. The very charming Sunset Lounge was brimming with current AP members, led by President Lauren Smith, and plenty of fresh faces eager to join the 2013 crew.  We were happy to welcome all of the returning members and excited… Read more »


New Performance Times This Season!

February 7th, 2013

Did you know we have changed our performance times for our 2013 Season? We don’t want anyone to miss the opening curtain for any of our spectacular DSM Broadway shows this season, so we need your help to let everyone know this year’s curtain goes up 30 minutes earlier than before! Showtime will now be… Read more »


FROM THE BACK ROW: Why YOU Should Join DSM's Associate Producers

January 31st, 2013

Hey DSM Fans! Calling all young professionals!  DSM’s 2013 Season is top-notch and this is your chance to get involved: Associate Producers (AP) is a dynamic group of young professionals who share a passion for theatre and a desire to support the arts. Associate Producers aims to make Dallas Summer Musicals a treasured piece of… Read more »


Steve Watson Named Chairman of the Board of DSM for 2013

January 10th, 2013

DALLAS BUSINESS EXECUTIVE AND CIVIC LEADER STEVE WATSON NAMED CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD OF DALLAS SUMMER MUSICALS Dallas, TX… Dallas Summer Musicals, Inc., (DSM), the largest producer of live theatrical entertainment in the Southwest, has named Steve Watson, a business executive and civic leader, Chairman of the DSM Board of Directors for 2013.  Watson was… Read more »


Catch Me If You Can National Tour Flies into the Music Hall at Fair Park!

January 8th, 2013

CATCH ME IF YOU CAN NATIONAL TOUR FLIES INTO THE MUSIC HALL AT FAIR PARK IN DALLAS Based on the hit DreamWorks film and the incredible true story that inspired it, the first national tour of the high-flying Broadway musical CATCH ME IF YOU CAN will land in Dallas, Texas, presented by Dallas Summer Musicals… Read more »


Give Broadway for the Holidays!

December 7th, 2012

It’s that time of year again! (I just wish it was colder, and felt more like Holiday time…) I bet you have either finished your holiday gift shopping or, if you’re like me, you are procrastinating because the thought of going to the mall right now gives you nightmares. Well for all you Broadway loving… Read more »


Cast Announced for Flashdance The Musical!

November 12th, 2012

EMILY PADGETT, MATTHEW HYDZIK &  RACHELLE RAK TO STAR IN THE WORLD PREMIERE PRODUCTION OF  LAUNCHING AT PITTBURGH’S HEINZ HALL, JANUARY 1-8, 2013 TOUR ROUTE ANNOUNCED THROUGH AUGUST 2013 Broadway stars Emily Padgett and Matthew Hydzik will star as “Alex” and “Nick” in the world premiere of FLASHDANCE – THE MUSICAL, the stage adaptation of the 1983 hit film that defined a… Read more »


Broadway League Conference – Marketing for Touring Broadway

October 22nd, 2012

Every fall, we attend a conference hosted by the Broadway League just for the marketing professionals in each Touring Broadway market of whom are Broadway League members. A different venue/presenter will host the conference every year, and this year we were in Hartford, CT at The Bushnell. (It’s so beautiful, so if you’re ever up… Read more »


FROM THE BACK ROW: A Perfect Pugsley

October 19th, 2012

Hey DSM Fans! 13-year-old Cleveland native, Patrick D. Kennedy, is just a normal kid who happens to be part of the National Touring cast of THE ADDAMS FAMILY. As the not-so-normal Pugsley Addams, Patrick gets to play with explosives, embrace an iguana and enjoy the Addams’ torture rack on a nightly basis!  In his dressing room, Patrick… Read more »


The Addams Family's Top Scary Flick Picks!

October 15th, 2012

Hey DSM Fans! Tomorrow begins our 3rd and Final week of THE ADDAMS FAMILY! We can’t believe that the show is almost over – just 8 more performances left! In honor of THE ADDAMS FAMILY and with Halloween just around the corner, we wanted to kick off this week with a screamingly fun celebration of… Read more »