DSM and Social Networking

January 9th, 2009

Are you curious about this increasingly ever-present catch phrase called “Social Networking”? …About Facebook, Twitter, Myspace & Yelp, to name a few of the more than 1000+ and growing networks online? Think of all the ways you network in real life–jobs, friends, family, etc… Social networking sites are simply a way to contact and connect… Read more »

FROST / NIXON: Movie vs. Stage Production

January 8th, 2009

Happy New Year all, Here is a re-post from the Minneapolis Post regarding the hit show that is coming to The Majestic Theatre. (Tickets are not yet on sale–stay tuned for the on sale date!) Minneapolis Post Review: ‘Frost/Nixon’ (the play) packs a lot of punchBy Ed Huyck Published Wed, Jan 7 2009 You can… Read more »

In a season marked by giving and glad tidings, it's better to give wisely.

December 19th, 2008

  Giving to worthy causes makes a huge impact on the community. It improves the lives of those who are giving and those who are receiving. Your 2008 year-end gift can significantly reduce your income taxes, while providing meaningful support to DSM.   Annual fund contributions close the gap between ticket sales and operating costs…. Read more »

A message from Mary Poppins!

December 18th, 2008

Sing along to Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious in the annual Walt Disney World Christmas Parade. MARY POPPINS National Tour stars Ashley Brown and Gavin Lee will perform the classic tongue-twister on Main Street, U.S.A. along with hundreds of dancers.   Here are some interesting fun facts regarding our appearance:   • Ashley and Gavin will be joined by… Read more »

THE MAJESTIC SERIES released for single ticket sales

December 16th, 2008

After many inquiries and requests, we have just decided to release the THE MAJESTIC SERIES to go on “soft-sale” this Friday morning, Dec. 19 at 10am. So that will be only these shows:   BOB THE BUILDER Feb. 21 – 22, 2009 @ The Majestic Theatre Bob the Builder Show Page   RAT PACK LIVE… Read more »

MAMMA MIA! to replace TARZAN due to tour cancellation

December 15th, 2008

Here is the official release from President and Managing Director, Michael Jenkins regarding TARZAN: With deep regret Dallas Summer Musicals announces that Disney’s TARZAN will not be coming to Dallas this year. The touring production of TARZAN has been canceled due to circumstances beyond the control of Dallas Summer Musicals and the DSM team is… Read more »

DSM Benefit Auction on eBay

December 9th, 2008

Benefiting the DSM Academy of Performing Arts $1500 value Go to: http://bit.ly/LChS   Hey everyone, here’s your chance to win the ULTIMATE BROADWAY PACKAGE!   One lucky winner will receive 2 Opening night tickets to:   -Happy Days -Wizard of Oz -Chitty Chitty Bang Bang -A Chorus Line -Legally Blonde -Mamma Mia! -Mary Poppins  … Read more »

Give the Gift of BROADWAY!

November 25th, 2008

Dallas Summer Musicals Awarded 6 Major Theatrical Awards. Achievement by a southwest regional non-profit theatre group is unprecedented

November 5th, 2008

DSM Special Events and Announcements Contact: Sharon Adams 214-343-4402 Adamscomm1@aol.com Dallas Summer Musicals Shows PR: Jo Ann Holt 214-421-5678 ext 109 joannholt@charter.net     (November 1, 2008 – Dallas) It all began in June 2007 when Michael Jenkins, President and Managing Director, Dallas Summer Musicals and Dallas Summer Musicals (DSM) were bestowed with the incredible… Read more »

"Hilarious" comes to Dallas: The Second City

October 29th, 2008

THE SECOND CITY NOVEMBER 11-16, 2008 The Majestic Theatre   Chances are if you’re not from Chicago, you may not know about THE SECOND CITY. However, you’ve been laughing with/to their comedians for years. Recognize any of these guys?   Performing a special medley of classic scenes, songs, and improvisation, THE SECOND CITY TOURING COMPANY… Read more »


October 7th, 2008

Dear Music Hall THE COLOR PURPLE patrons, Fair-goers, and Footballers: We expect record heavy traffic for the TX-OU football game this Saturday. Please consider arriving early than you may have planned to avoid traffic (at least 2-3 hours early). The State Fair is opening their gates at 7 AM. Football fans will probably take up… Read more »

Hot Shows Around The Stage World – Do you know about FROST / NIXON?

October 3rd, 2008

THE FACE-OFF OF THE CENTURY, LIVE ON STAGE Direct from Broadway   “A man is not finished when he is defeated. He is finished when he quits.” Nixon’s secret of overcoming adversity – written in a private note to Ted Kennedy after the Chappaquiddick incident in 1969.   “If an individual wants to be a… Read more »

In 'Purple', story is the star

October 3rd, 2008

In ‘Purple’, story is the star By PUNCH SHAW Special to the Star-Telegram permalink to the post on Star-Telegram website   DALLAS — In the end, it is the story that prevails. The Color Purple, a musical retelling of Alice Walker’s 1982 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel that opened at the Music Hall at Fair Park on… Read more »

Internet Explorer and you get "Trusted Site" errors?

October 2nd, 2008

Internet Explorer, “IE”, has a great many security protocols built in to it. Depending on how you have it set up, when you click on a link on our site, it may give you this message:         It is simply a precaution and, when you’re on a DSM site, you can simply… Read more »

Performances overcome a lackluster score in 'The Color Purple'

October 1st, 2008

By LAWSON TAITTE / The Dallas Morning News ltaitte@dallasnews.com view this article on the original website   Epic novels often have a rough transition to the stage: Events fly by so fast they feel like a historical pageant rather than a play.   Oprah Winfrey presents The Color Purple, the stage musical adaptation of Alice… Read more »

DSM 2008-2009 Season Announcement

September 27th, 2008

You’ve been patiently yet eagerly waiting to see the blockbuster shows that are coming 2008-09–Well here they are! For full details, visit our homepage at http://www.dallassummermusicals.org!

'Jersey Boys' transfixes eyes and ears at Fair Park Music Hall

July 26th, 2008

12:00 AM CDT on Saturday, July 26, 2008 By LAWSON TAITTE / The Dallas Morning News ltaitte@dallasnews.com View this article on their website here   Talk about a buildup: We are two-thirds of the way through the first act of Jersey Boys before the Four Seasons come together for their first big hit. When “Sherry”… Read more »

'High School Musical' the class favorite at Fair Park Music Hall

July 3rd, 2008

7/3/2008 12:00AM CST The Dallas Morning News ‘High School Musical’ the class favorite at Fair Park Music Hall By JOY TIPPING jtipping@dallasnews.com   View article on their website here   Whatever its artistic merits, Disney’s High School Musical has accomplished something special at the Music Hall at Fair Park: throngs of children and teens lined… Read more »

'Hairspray' keeps its bounce at Fair Park Music Hall

June 25th, 2008

6/25/2008 12:00AM CST The Dallas Morning News ‘Hairspray’ keeps its bounce at Fair Park Music Hall by Lawson Taitte mailto:Taitteltaitte@dallasnews.com View article on their website here   Nearly six years after it debuted on Broadway, Hairspray is turning out to be the most influential musical of the decade. To figure out why, check out the… Read more »