Xanadu Gets a Rave Review!

April 7th, 2010

  Theater review:  Summer Musicals’ ‘Xanadu’ beats Broadway version 11:22  PM CDT on Tuesday, April 6, 2010 By LAWSON TAITTE  /  The  Dallas Morning News ltaitte@dallasnews.com They’ve turned lots of old movies into musicals. Xanadu  sets the        record for improvement; it’s the best musical from the  worst film. The 1980 Olivia  Newton-John stinkeroo did produce… Read more »


The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber comes to Dallas!

March 29th, 2010

THE MUSIC OF ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER PRESENTED BY DALLAS SUMMER MUSICALS, COMES TO THE MUSIC HALL AT FAIR PARK April 20-25   Dallas, TX…The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber, a special production of Dallas Summer Musicals, presented by Comerica Bank, comes to the Music Hall at Fair Park April 20-25.  Tickets, ranging in price from… Read more »


Xanadu Is Rolling Into Dallas!

March 24th, 2010

    BROADWAY’S SURPRISE HIT MUSICAL HITS THE ROAD!   WINNER BEST NEW MUSICAL 2008 – Outer Critic Circle Award Presented by Dallas Summer Musicals April 6-18     Dallas, TX…Producers Robert Ahrens, Dan Vickery,  Mickey Liddell,  Tara Smith /B. Swibel, in association with Latitude Link, proudly present the musical adventure XANADU. The musical is… Read more »


How to get Wicked Tickets

March 24th, 2010

For immediate release: Local Press Contact:  Jo Ann Holt 469-363-7371 or joannholt@gmail.com     March 15, 2010     HOW TO GET TICKETS TO BROADWAY’S BIGGEST BLOCKBUSTER       FOR ITS DALLAS SUMMER MUSICALS ENGAGEMENT AT THE MUSIC HALL AT FAIR PARK MAY 26-JUNE 27   *     *     *   Dallas, TX…Tickets to WICKED,… Read more »


Wicked Tickets ON SALE NOW!

March 24th, 2010

BROADWAY’S BIGGEST BLOCKBUSTER TO RETURN TO DALLAS SUMMER MUSICALS AND THE MUSIC HALL AT FAIR PARK MAY 26-JUNE 27 * * * TICKETS ON SALE MONDAY, MARCH 22!       BY STEPHEN SCHWARTZ AND WINNIE HOLZMAN BASED ON THE NOVEL BY GREGORY MAGUIRE     Dallas, TX– After breaking box office records and selling… Read more »


New Officers and Executive Committee Members

March 12th, 2010

st1\:*{behavior:url(#ieooui) } LOCAL BUSINESSMAN AND CIVIC LEADER GARY GRIFFITH INSTALLED AS NEW CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD OF DALLAS SUMMER MUSICALS, INC. New Officers and Executive Committee Members   Dallas,TX…Dallas Summer Musicals, Inc., presented byBank, the largest producer of live theatrical entertainment in the Southwest, has named Gary Griffith, local businessman and civic leader, Chairman of… Read more »


Music Box Company Say…

February 24th, 2010

    For immediate release:         MUSIC BOX COMPANY SAYS   PHAREWELL     The National Tour of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA to play its final performance at the Pantages Theater in Los Angeles November 2010     NEW YORK, NY – Cameron Mackintosh and The Really Useful Theatre Company, Inc…. Read more »


PHANTOM Cast Announced!

February 24th, 2010

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CASTING ANNOUNCED!   ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER’S INTERNATIONAL AWARD-WINNING MUSICAL   DIRECTED BY HAROLD PRINCE THE LONGEST-RUNNING SHOW IN BROADWAY HISTORY! RETURNS TO DALLAS SUMMER MUSICALS, PRESENTED BY COMERICA BANK AT THE MUSIC HALL AT FAIR PARK FEBRUARY 17-MARCH 14, 2010   Dallas, TX… Final Dallas engagement! With some of the most lavish… Read more »


RAIN: A TRIBUTE TO THE BEATLES Returns to Dallas!

February 24th, 2010

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, PLEASE February 16, 2010 ELECTRONIC IMAGES AVAILABLE From Ed Sullivan to Abbey Road… RETURNS TO THE MUSIC HALL AT FAIR PARK IN SPECIAL ENGAGEMENT FOR DALLAS SUMMER MUSICALS MARCH 16-21, 2010— 8 SHOWS ONLY! TICKETS ON SALE NOW The award-winning Beatles concert, RAIN – A Tribute To The Beatles, returns to the… Read more »


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 »


"Battle of the Broadway Musicals '09" Contest Winners Announced!

September 8th, 2009

 by Steven Hall Webmaster, DSM WE HAVE CONTEST WINNERS! For 15 days, we pitted one Broadway musical against another Broadway musical and let our 3400+ Facebook fans vote the daily winner until, after 4 rounds of historic musical battles, we crowned WICKED 2009’s “Best Musical of All Time”! 16 Broadway musicals were chosed to battle… Read more »


DSM presents "Battle of the Broadway Musicals '09"

August 31st, 2009

by Steven Hall Webmaster, DSM     UPDATE: CLICK HERE FOR THE WINNERS CIRCLE NOW – SEPTEMBER 4 Voting 10 A.M. – 10 P.M. Daily Currently on Battle 11 of 15 (Round 2) LES MISERABLES vs. THE LION KING For 15 days, we are pitting one Broadway musical against another Broadway musical, 1 battle per… Read more »


Broadway Leading Lady Rachel York to Star as Cruella De Vil in “The 101 Dalmatians Musical”

August 26th, 2009

Jo Ann Holt, Publicist joannholt[at]gmail.com   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE York Signs on as the Villainous Lead in First National Stage Production Of One of the Most Popular Stories of All Time; National Tour Starts Oct. 13 Special engagement for Dallas Summer Musicals at the Music Hall at Fair Park December 2-20, 2009 Dallas, TX…August 25,… 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 »


DSM Temporarily Operating The Majestic Theatre At No Cost To City

August 19th, 2009

Michael Jenkins Email Inquiries On June 30th the long time lease between the City of Dallas and DSM Management Group expired. The Dallas Summer Musicals (a not for profit) has subsidized the Majestic of over one million dollars in the last ten years and temporarily is operating the building at no cost to the City… Read more »


DALLAS SUMMER MUSICALS PARTNERS WITH THE FAIRMONT DALLAS TO CREATE DSM BROADWAY SUITE

August 19th, 2009

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jo Ann Holt 469-363-7371 joannholt@gmail.com   DALLAS, TX…Dallas Summer Musicals has entered into a partnership with The Fairmont Dallas to create an exciting new DSM Broadway Suite.   Lavishly decorated with scenery, set pieces, photos, memorabilia and posters from Dallas Summer Musicals productions, the Broadway suite is available for booking by… 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 »