ELF The Broadway Musical brings its sparklejollytwinklejingley cheer to Dallas!

December 15th, 2015

Dallas Summer Musicals fills the Musical Hall with a warm festive glow as it kicks off the holiday season with the splashy, peppy, sugar-sprinkled holiday entertainment production of ELF The Musical at the Music Hall at Fair Park December 8-20, 2015. Based on the beloved 2003 New Line Cinema hit, ELF is the hilarious tale… Read more »

Your 2015 DSM Holiday Gift Guide is Here!

November 25th, 2015

It’s that time of year again – gift buying season is here! Sometimes the task can be a bit daunting, but we’ve got your current (and soon-to-be) Broadway fans covered! Check out Dallas Summer Musicals’ Holiday Gift Guide for some ideas and inspiration! Choose Your Own Packages are perfect if you want to see multiple… Read more »


November 17th, 2015

Ashley Brown’s goosebump-giving rendition of, “Climb Every Mountain” –bring tissues because it might bring a tear to your eye! Hear a taste of it in this video: The velvet harmonies of Kerstin Anderson (Maria) and Ashley Brown (Mother Abess)! The ever-so-charming patriarch, Ben Davis as Captain Von Trapp! (Not to mention his awesome blog devoted… Read more »

Brand New Production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC Makes North Texas Debut and DFW loves it!

November 9th, 2015

Dallas Summer Musicals and Performing Arts Fort Worth are delighted to co-present the North Texas debut of the brand new production of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s THE SOUND OF MUSIC at the Music Hall at Fair Park November 3-22, 2015. Directed by three-time Tony Award® winner Jack O’Brien, the spirited and romantic story of Maria and… Read more »

John R. Clutts Chairs the 5th Annual DSM High School Musical Theatre Awards!

October 22nd, 2015

John R. Clutts Chairs The 5th Annual Dallas Summer Musicals High School Musical Theatre Awards Mark your calendars for the Awards Show on Thursday, April 14, 2016 (Dallas, TX –August 28, 2015) Michael A. Jenkins, President and Managing Director, Dallas Summer Musicals, Inc. (DSM), announced long-time supporter and DSM Board member John R. Clutts has… Read more »

Meet Our Showbiz Top 10!

October 16th, 2015

The DSM Showbiz Crew is Dallas Summer Musicals newest initiative to bring together a group of 10 young individuals that have a passion for the performing arts and who are social media savvy. The purpose of the group is to have a young and fresh perspective from each advocate about their experience throughout our 2015-2016… Read more »

Brand New Production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC Makes North Texas Debut!

October 8th, 2015

MAKES NORTH TEXAS DEBUT NOVEMBER 3-22, 2015 AT THE MUSIC HALL AT FAIR PARK & AUGUST 17-21, 2016 AT BASS PERFORMANCE HALL. “Sparkling, fresh and lively.” – Los Angeles Times “An unabashed paean to the healing power of art.” – Hollywood Reporter “Go see The Sound of Music, as it will be unlike any other… Read more »


October 6th, 2015

In honor of Rodgers + Hammerstein’s THE SOUND OF MUSIC, we are holding a SOUND OF MUSIC SING-OFF! If you have confidence that your group can effortlessly do-re-mi through any SOUND OF MUSIC song, now is your time to shine! Who can participate? • Anyone! • Families, groups of friends, schools or choirs – all… Read more »

Musical Mondays – October Update for DSM High School Musical Theatre Awards!

October 5th, 2015

You are invited to… THE 5th ANNUAL DSM HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL THEATRE AWARDS! 500 of the most talented performers from over 70 schools, with a professional 25 piece orchestra, compete for 16 awards and 7 scholarships… live on stage at THE Largest Theatre in Big “D.” Save the date! Thursday, April 14th, 2016 at the… Read more »

Here’s to many more years of creating memories!

September 21st, 2015

Hello DSM Fans! Building from the momentum of our 75th Anniversary Season, we can’t wait to continue to present the Best of Broadway in North Texas! With an all new season filled with North Texas debuts, blockbuster hits, self-productions and tons of family entertainment, we want to take a few minutes to recap our last… Read more »

Do Something More Tuesdays – 5 W's for Giving

September 15th, 2015

WHAT is North Texas Giving Day? North Texas Giving Day is an online giving event that provides nonprofits the opportunity to gain exposure to — and start relationships with — new donors, and for people in North Texas to come together to raise as much money as possible for local nonprofits. In just six years, North… Read more »

DSM is looking for our first official KID CRITIC!

September 9th, 2015

DSM is looking for our first official Kid Critic! Kids have an extra special way of being brutally honest, which is why they make great critics! We’re looking for DFW’s most promising, Broadway-loving junior journalist to become the first official DSM Kid Critic for our 2016 Season. If your child is passionate about Broadway musicals,… Read more »

Do Something More Tuesdays – Payton and Holly Reeves for HSMTA

September 1st, 2015

Imagine a flash of stage lights in your eyes. Imagine giving yourself over to a flow of dance, dialogue, and movement that you’ve practiced for months. Imagine your efforts culminating with audience murmurs erupting into applause as you breathe an accomplished sigh. Each year across North Texas, students from over 60 schools work for this… Read more »

Vote for our Top 5 DSM Hero Nominees!

August 26th, 2015

It’s time for you to vote! This year, we want to honor a special, deserving person with 2015/2016 DSM Season Tickets! The nominations have been submitted and after A LOT of thought, we’ve announced our 5 ‪DSM Hero finalists! Now it’s your turn to vote at this link for the person who you feel deserves… Read more »

Do Something More Tuesdays – DSM Academy of Performing Arts

August 25th, 2015

An affiliate of Dallas Summer Musicals, the DSM Academy of Performing arts was founded in 1999 to engage and educate children and young adults in musical theatre training. Accredited arts teachers and theatre professionals lead four comprehensive sessions yearly, all culminating with a public performance of a student production. Master classes also give students a… Read more »

DSM and Wow! Entertainment Partner Up To Develop New Works of Jukebox Jr. Musicals!

August 20th, 2015

DALLAS SUMMER MUSICALS ACADEMY OF PERFORMING ARTS & WOW! ENTERTAINMENT PARTNER UP TO DEVELOP NEW WORKS OF JUKEBOX JR. MUSICALS Dallas, TX (August 17, 2015) – Dallas Summer Musicals Academy of Performing Arts in partnership with WOW! Entertainment, Inc. are thrilled to hold a triple threat program for ages 10 and up at Central Christian… Read more »

Do Something More Tuesdays – Keron Jackson

August 18th, 2015

Keron Jackson has a voice that hits you like a wave. Whether performing for DSM’s Curtain Call gala or at an intimate gathering, the power of his singing leaves an indelible impression. But the journey to shape and share his gift has been riddled with difficulty, beginning with an unstable, unsafe home life. Keron and… Read more »

Nominate Your Hero for Season Tickets!

August 12th, 2015

This year, we want to honor a special, deserving person with 2015/2016 DSM Season Tickets! Do you have someone in your life that you look up to and admire? Will they also like to come and see all of the 2015/2016 DSM Season Shows? We want to hear about the heroes in your life! By… Read more »

Do Something More Tuesdays – Imagine the Future of DSM

August 11th, 2015

At the heart of live theatre is the chemistry of shared experience, the electricity that charges a room in a dance of anticipation and connection. The palpable interplay between audience and performers enlivens each group, and meaningful performances ignite conversations and inspire memories that live on long after the show. By its very nature, theatre… Read more »


August 7th, 2015

DSM SHOWBIZ CREW With the announcement of its highly anticipated 2015-2016 Season, Dallas Summer Musicals is offering the public a chance to participate in a unique opportunity called DSM SHOWBIZ CREW. Are you a Broadway fan? Do you live in or near Dallas? Are you social media savvy? DSM is looking for theater lovers to… Read more »