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$32 Digital Lottery Announced for RENT 25th Anniversary Farewell Tour

January 28th, 2022

$32 DIGITAL LOTTERY ANNOUNCED FORRENT 25TH ANNIVERSARY FAREWELL TOURFEBRUARY 18-20 AT THE MUSIC HALL AT FAIR PARK   Dallas, TX (January 28, 2022) – Dallas Summer Musicals (DSM) and Broadway Across America (BAA) announced that a digital lottery will be held for the RENT 25TH Anniversary Farewell Tour, returning to Dallas’ Music Hall at Fair… Read more »


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Dallas Summer Musicals Appoints Tom Watson as Chair of Board Of Directors

January 18th, 2022

DALLAS SUMMER MUSICALS APPOINTS TOM WATSON AS CHAIR OF BOARD OF DIRECTORS   Dallas, TX (January 18, 2022) – Dallas Summer Musicals (DSM) has named Tom Watson as its Chair of the Board of Directors. Watson has served on the DSM Board since 2015 and has held chair positions on DSM’s Governance and Finance Committees…. Read more »


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DSM NEWS | DECEMBER 2021

December 28th, 2021

Dear Friends, As we wrap up 2021, rather than dwell on the negative aspects of being shut-down for the majority of the year, I choose to view 2021 as a momentous year with so much to be thankful for…some highlights… DSM was privileged to lead the entire touring Broadway industry back to action with two… Read more »


DALLAS SUMMER MUSICALS RAISES $775,000 AT SOLD-OUT 2021 GALA, AN EVENING WITH THE BEST OF BROADWAY FEATURING HAMILTON

November 29th, 2021

All proceeds to directly support Dallas Summer Musicals’ (DSM) nonprofit mission to deliver the spirit of Broadway to North Texas through robust educational programs and community outreach initiatives serving more than 40,000 annually.   DALLAS – Nov. 24, 2021 – More than 400 Dallas leaders, philanthropists and lovers of the arts came together in “The Room… Read more »


WINNER OF EIGHT 2019 TONY AWARDS® INCLUDING BEST MUSICAL AND THE 2020 GRAMMY® AWARD FOR BEST MUSICAL THEATER ALBUM – HADESTOWN COMING TO DALLAS IN 2022

November 16th, 2021

MUSIC, LYRICS & BOOK BY ANAÏS MITCHELLDEVELOPED WITH & DIRECTED BY RACHEL CHAVKIN “Hadestown is quite simply one of the most exquisite works of musical storytellingI’ve seen in my more than 25 years as a theater critic.” Charles McNulty, Los Angeles Times  Dallas, TX (Nov. 16, 2021) – Hadestown, the winner of eight 2019 Tony Awards® including Best New… Read more »


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DSM NEWS | AUGUST 2021

August 30th, 2021

Dear Friends, Tonight marks the beginning of the final week of our ground-breaking 5-week engagement of Wicked. When Wicked began on August 3rd, we were the very first Broadway show to reopen in North America since the pandemic struck in March 2020. I am proud to say that the run, thus far, has been smooth… Read more »


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Caroline McNeel and Melissa Smrekar Join Dallas Summer Musicals as Major Gift Officers

August 13th, 2021

CAROLINE MCNEEL AND MELISSA SMREKAR JOIN DALLAS SUMMER MUSICALS AS MAJOR GIFT OFFICERS   Dallas, TX (August 12, 2021) – Dallas Summer Musicals (DSM) is pleased to announce Caroline McNeel as its new Major Gift Officer for Individual Giving and Melissa Smrekar as its new Major Gift Officer for Institutional Giving. McNeel and Smrekar are both experienced… Read more »


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DSM NEWS | JUNE 2021

June 29th, 2021

Dear Friends, Eight days ago, on June 20, DSM hosted a concert by R&B artist Raheem DeVaughn, the first show in the 96-year-old Music Hall since the pandemic shut us down on March 13, 2020. I was moved beyond words to see our beloved Music Hall occupied by more than 1,800 real, live human beings… Read more »


DSM ANNOUNCES HAMILTON ON SALE FRIDAY, JULY 2

June 28th, 2021

PUBLIC ON SALE FRIDAY, JULY 2SIGN UP FOR DSM eNOTES BY MIDNIGHT JUNE 29 FOR PRIORITY ACCESS  PERFORMANCES NOVEMBER 16 – DECEMBER 5, 2021MUSIC HALL AT FAIR PARK   Dallas, TX (June 28, 2021) – Producer Jeffery Seller, Dallas Summer Musicals (DSM), and Broadway Across America (BAA) announced today that single tickets for HAMILTON will… Read more »


Dallas ISD & DSM Collaborate on “Lift Every Voice and Sing” Dance Video Project

June 18th, 2021

DALLAS ISD AND DALLAS SUMMER MUSICALS ANNOUNCE COLLABORATIVE“LIFT EVERY VOICE AND SING” DANCE VIDEO PROJECT   Dallas, TX (June 18, 2021) – Dallas Summer Musicals (DSM) and Dallas Independent School District (Dallas ISD) today announced the release of the “Lift Every Voice and Sing” Dance Video Project starring Dallas ISD students and their teachers in… Read more »


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Winners Announced at 10th Annual DSM High School Musical Theatre Awards

June 14th, 2021

  WINNERS ANNOUNCED AND $55,000 IN SCHOLARSHIPS PRESENTED IN A VIRTUAL CEREMONY OF THE 10TH ANNUAL DALLAS SUMMER MUSICALS HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL THEATRE AWARDS   Dallas, TX (June 14, 2021) – North Texas high school students, teachers, and their theater departments were celebrated in a virtual ceremony of the 10th Annual Dallas Summer Musicals High… Read more »


DISNEY PRINCESS – THE CONCERT U.S. TOUR COMES TO DALLAS FEBRUARY 5, 2022

May 3rd, 2021

DISNEY PRINCESS – THE CONCERT U.S. TOUR COMES TO DALLAS FEBRUARY 5, 2022  TICKETS GO ON SALE FRIDAY, MAY 7   Dallas, TX (May 3, 2021) – Disney Concerts presents Disney Princess — The Concert, a nationwide tour kicking off November 1, 2021 at the City Auditorium in Macon, GA. “Be our guest” as an all-star quartet… Read more »


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DSM NEWS | MARCH 2021

March 30th, 2021

Dear Friends, 525,600 minutes. As all of you RENT fans out there know, that’s how you measure a year. Can you believe it’s been a year since we were forced to shut-down by the Covid-19 pandemic? (Technically, it’s been a year and 17 days – so that’s 550,080 minutes if you are keeping score at home)…. Read more »


2021 DSM SHEROES

March 24th, 2021

SHEro is a woman who exemplifies the values of dedication, justice, collaboration, and allyship to the Dallas community. The DSM SHEroes program acknowledges that a city that thrives socially and economically also thrives artistically, and honors the impact that ten outstanding women have had on all sectors of Dallas. Meet the 2021 cohort of DSM… Read more »


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DSM NEWS | FEBRUARY 2021

February 2nd, 2021

Dear Friends, I have recently been thinking quite a bit about leadership—the various forms it takes and the ways it benefits DSM. As you probably know, we just announced our revamped Broadway line-up and welcomed Brenham-based Germania Insurance as our new Broadway Series title sponsor. In the best of times, corporate sponsorships like these are… Read more »


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DSM NEWS | NOVEMBER 2020

November 19th, 2020

Dear Friends, Thanksgiving is next week, and I am filled with gratitude. Despite the fact that we remain in the grasp of a global pandemic that has essentially shut down DSM’s core business, I can’t help but feel thankful for the abundance of good in my life. I am grateful to the DSM staff who… Read more »


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DSM NEWS | SEPTEMBER 2020

September 29th, 2020

Dear Friends, In the age of Covid-19, we have become all-to-familiar with the acronym P.P.E. — for Personal Protective Equipment.  But during this extended period when our stages are empty, DSM is taking this acronym back and redefining what P.P.E. stands for: Preparation. The DSM team is working tirelessly to get ready for live Broadway… Read more »


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DSM NEWS | JULY 2020

July 29th, 2020

Dear Friends, While the Music Hall remains dark, we hope you are successfully keeping the spirit of Broadway in your heart. Nothing can take the place of the magical experience of live theater, but there is a huge amount of very entertaining digital content emanating from the immensely talented people who make up the extended Broadway… Read more »


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DSM NEWS | MAY 2020

May 27th, 2020

Dear Friends, I’ve been spending a lot of time thinking about the future – a return to normal, or some new version of a post-pandemic normal – and specifically what will a trip to the Music Hall for a Broadway show be like at that time? Our team is exploring all of it: new entrance… Read more »


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DSM Reschedules JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, National Tour of THE CHER SHOW Postponed

May 11th, 2020

  THE CHER SHOW POSTPONES NATIONAL TOUR, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR TO PLAY IN ITS PLACE AS PART OF DALLAS SUMMER MUSICALS’ 2020/2021 SEASON   Dallas, TX (May 11, 2020) – THE CHER SHOW, originally scheduled for July 6-18, 2021 at the Music Hall at Fair Park, will not be included in Dallas Summer Musicals’ (DSM)… Read more »