June 7th, 2016

BROADWAY’S SONG AND DANCE EXTRAVAGANZA MAKES NORTH TEXAS DEBUT JUNE 28 – JULY 10  AT THE MUSIC HALL AT FAIR PARK & JULY 12-17  AT BASS PERFORMANCE HALL Dallas, TX (June 3, 2016) – The quintessential backstage musical comedy classic 42nd STREET will celebrate a 2 week engagement at the Music Hall at Fair Park… Read more »

DSM Seeking "Young Coalhouse" for Dallas run of RAGTIME

May 6th, 2016

Dallas Summer Musicals, in conjunction with Phoenix Entertainment, Broadway World DFW and WFAA Chanel 8, is searching for (a) young male actor(s) to portray the role of “Young Coalhouse” in the National Tour of Ragtime at the Music Hall at Fair Park for its Dallas run May 24 – June 5. SEEKING: “Young Coalhouse” REQUIREMENTS:… Read more »

WICKED Announces Lottery for $25 Seats!

April 18th, 2016

*     *     * PERFORMANCES BEGIN APRIL 20 – MAY 22 AT THE MUSIC HALL AT FAIR PARK  A day-of-performance lottery for a limited number of orchestra seats will be held for WICKED, which is returning to to the Music Hall at Fair Park with performances from April 20 – May 22 presented by Dallas Summer… Read more »

Hearing Impaired Students and Families Experience DSM Hear Us Now!® During Disney’s THE LITTLE MERMAID

April 9th, 2016

DALLAS SUMMER MUSICALS SPONSORS HEARING IMPAIRED STUDENTS AND FAMILIES TO EXPERIENCE DSM HEAR US NOW!® DURING DISNEY’S THE LITTLE MERMAID    (Dallas, TX) Dallas Summer Musicals, Inc. (DSM) in conjunction with the Callier Center for Communication Disorders and UTD, sponsored just over 60 hearing impaired students and their families to experience DSM’s newest advances in… Read more »

Discover The Bridges of Madison County: The Power of Music

February 5th, 2016

THE POWER OF MUSIC “The lyric theatre felt like the perfect vehicle to tell the story of Robert and Francesca.” —Jason Robert Brown, Composer, The Bridges of Madison County   Composer’s Notes I had been writing comedies for several years, and the longer lines of romance and yearning and fantasy had been building up, swirling… Read more »

Discover The Bridges of Madison County: MARSHA NORMAN

February 3rd, 2016

CONVERSATION WITH PULITZER PRIZE-WINNING WRITER MARSHA NORMAN              by Journalist/Teaching Artist Marcos Nájera Marcos: Thank you for taking the time to talk with us Marsha. We want to give people a chance to learn a little about this story and you —a member of the creative team — before they experience The Bridges of Madison County…. Read more »

Discover The Bridges of Madison County: Lighting Design

February 2nd, 2016

  When caught up in story, lost in drama, wiping tears of laughter or sorrow from our eyes, we don’t normally think of the set and the lights as part of the journey. But they are. These design elements provide the context for the story — establishing the tone, mood and style of a show…. Read more »

Discover the Bridges of Madison County: THE REAL BRIDGES

January 28th, 2016

  THEY ARE IN THE TITLE of all three incarnations of the story. They are a character in their own right. A focal point and instigator of the action of the novel, film and musical. They are the real bridges of Madison County and they have a rich history. In the mid-1880s as the population… Read more »

Discover the Bridges of Madison County: COSTUME DESIGN

January 26th, 2016

  “As designers, it is our responsibility to search for those KEY VISUAL ELEMENTS that guide our journey through the story.”—Catherine Zuber, Costume Designer, The Bridges of Madison County. THE OLD CLICHÉ — “First impressions are everything” — is true; especially on the stage. Another cliché that theatre keeps alive — “Clothes make the man.”… Read more »


January 20th, 2016

Dallas, TX (January 20, 2016) – Dallas Summer Musicals, Inc. (DSM), the largest producer of live theatrical entertainment in North Texas, has named Ted Munselle, a business executive and civic leader, Chairman of the DSM Board of Directors for 2016. Munselle’s love for musical theatre started early and was solidified in 1978, when he married… 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 »

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 »

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

August 4th, 2015

Tapping of your toes in time to a powerful score. The swell of your chest as your heart goes out to a protagonist in peril. The collective laughs, cries, and sighs of the theatre audience as you share emotional lows and highs. The ability of the musicals to engage patrons in awe-inspiring experiences and with… Read more »

Auditions THIS Saturday – DSM Academy's Industry Showcase

March 12th, 2015

Dallas Summer Musicals Academy Announces Auditions for the Academy Industry Showcase The DSM Academy of Performing Arts is pleased to announce auditions for an opportunity to be selected for the Academy Industry Showcase. As the Academy expands its relationship with the premiere Industry professionals in the Metroplex, we will find the most “industry ready” actors… Read more »

Regarding The Weather – The Show Must Go On! 

March 5th, 2015

Update to this post: All performances will be performed as scheduled. No performances will be cancelled or rescheduled. The Box Office has been overwhelmed with phone calls and emails and are trying to respond as quickly as they can. If you have or had tickets for any of the bad weather days, just bring your… Read more »

Regarding The Weather – The Show Must Go On! 

February 24th, 2015

The Show Must Go On! The weather outside is frightful, but the show is so delightful! Kinky Boots opens tonight! We have been looking forward to this show for a long time, but what bad timing this icy and snowy weather has! You know the show biz saying though, so we won’t cancel any performance,… Read more »

Mamma Mia! Returns to Dallas June 3-15!

May 13th, 2014

MAMMA MIA! WALKS DOWN THE AISLE OF THE MUSIC HALL AT FAIR PARK THE GLOBAL SMASH HIT WILL RETURN TO DALLAS FOR TWO WEEKS ONLY JUNE 3-15! DALLAS, TX…Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus’ MAMMA MIA!, the smash hit musical based on the songs of ABBA, returns to the Music Hall at Fair Park June 3-15,… Read more »

We Will Rock You – Q&A with Queen

March 7th, 2014

Q&A with Brian May (Queen guitarist) & Roger Taylor (Queen drummer), We Will Rock You musical supervisors INTERVIEWER: I’m just curious. How did this idea come about? I understand Robert De Niro might’ve been the first person to mention it. ROGER TAYLOR: I think he was involved very early on in the idea of a… Read more »

Just Announced! We are hiring!

November 25th, 2013

Dallas Summer Musicals is currently hiring for the following position: Ticket Services Associate About The Position: The Dallas Summer Musicals’ Box Office provides an excellent opportunity to play a starring role in bringing The Best of Broadway to Dallas. Ticket Services Associates are responsible for providing outstanding sales and customer service to all DSM patrons. Position… Read more »