Day Three: Broadway League/ATPAM Diversity Initiative

October 18th, 2013

Another loooong but rewarding day! It all started with the annual Road Market Forum with The Broadway League. As an intern for the League, I was invited to attend. It was a day filled with power points and new faces. I learned about geo fencing, the correct way to email advertise, and heard several big… Read more »


Dallas Loves THE LION KING!

October 11th, 2013

Well, it’s not shocking, but Dallas is in love with Disney’s THE LION KING! Be it nostalgia, the costumes, or even the Hamlet-like story, THE LION KING has proven to be a hit in what ever city they visit! And I’ll be honest, I’m right there with all of you – I love this show…. Read more »


DSM Events This Weekend!

October 3rd, 2013

DSM will be all around Dallas this weekend at a few events! Check it out below! (And be sure to stop and say hi to us!) DSM at Dallas Comic Con Irving Convention Center Friday, October 4 – 2pm-8pm Saturday, October 5 – 11am-7pm Sunday, October 6 – 11am-5pm Stop by our table at Comic Con… Read more »


WICKED Tour – Alison Luff and John Davidson to join the cast

April 11th, 2013

The company of the first North American tour of WICKED is thrilled to welcome Alison Luff as Elphaba and John Davidson as The Wizard on Tuesday, April 30 in Dallas, TX. Luff’s Broadway credits include Scandalous (Original Broadway Cast recording) and GHOST the Musical. She was also part of the Broadway and Nat’l Touring companies… Read more »


Cast Announced for Flashdance The Musical!

November 12th, 2012

EMILY PADGETT, MATTHEW HYDZIK &  RACHELLE RAK TO STAR IN THE WORLD PREMIERE PRODUCTION OF  LAUNCHING AT PITTBURGH’S HEINZ HALL, JANUARY 1-8, 2013 TOUR ROUTE ANNOUNCED THROUGH AUGUST 2013 Broadway stars Emily Padgett and Matthew Hydzik will star as “Alex” and “Nick” in the world premiere of FLASHDANCE – THE MUSICAL, the stage adaptation of the 1983 hit film that defined a… Read more »


FROM THE BACK ROW: The Ghost Light

October 12th, 2012

Hey DSM Fans! Ghost Light:  A single bulb that stands onstage and remains on at all times.  It’s a safety precaution for the first person entering or the last to leave a dark theater.  While it serves a practical purpose, the ghost light gets its name from a popular theatrical superstition.  Legend tells us that every… Read more »


HEAR WHAT THE CRITICS ARE SAYING ABOUT CATHY RIGBY IS PETER PAN!!

July 13th, 2012

Hey DSM Fans, Cathy Rigby is PETER PAN has really soared into new heights here in Dallas. Here are some of the outstanding reviews that this timeless and magical show has received. “Cathy Rigby still flying high in Dallas Summer Musicals’ ‘Peter Pan’”  -Lawson Taitte, The Dallas Morning News               “For full review, click here.”  “This… Read more »


FROM THE BACK ROW: 4th OF JULY PARADE RECAP

July 9th, 2012

Hey DSM FANS, I hope everyone had an awesome 4th of July and getting excited about Cathy Rigby starring as PETER PAN opening tomorrow night here at the Music Hall at Fair Park. This past Wednesday I was able to participate in The Park Cities 4th of July Parade presented by The Rotary Club. It… Read more »


Backstage at Mamma Mia!

June 1st, 2012

Hi DSM Fans! I wanted to share with you some interesting facts about backstage for Mamma Mia! A special thank you to one of our awesome interns Luke for getting all this info for you all to enjoy! DID YOU KNOW… That each actor/actress goes through at least 4 to 6 costume changes in one… Read more »


We have changed our DSM Press Room!

May 25th, 2012

Hello fans of Dallas Summer Musicals! We have changed our Press Room to a WordPress blog! This is also easier to access than our old platform, easier to navigate, and looks so much better on a mobile/e-reader/iPad device! We hope you’ll subscribe to our blog! Thanks so much, DSM Amanda


"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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


Dallas Summer Musicals garners two more Tonys!

June 15th, 2008

6/15/2008 Dallas Summer Musicals Dallas Summer Musicals garners two more Tonys®! posted by Steven Hall 2 MORE TONY AWARDS® FOR Dallas Summer Musicals: BOEING – BOEING! PRODUCED IN PART BY DALLAS SUMMER MUSICALS “BEST REVIVAL OF A PLAY”WINNER! “BEST PERFORMANCE by a LEADING ACTOR in a PLAY”WINNER! Michael Jenkins, President & Managing Director of Dallas… Read more »


Pegasus News Wire Theater Spotlight of the Week: Judy Kaye

December 13th, 2007

12/13/2007 Pegasus News Wire Theater Spotlight of the Week: Judy Kaye By Shawn Parikh Email Shawn here The live touring production of Sweeney Todd could not come at a better time with the hype surrounding the Tim Burton/Johnny Depp film releasing on Christmas. Dallas Summer Musicals’ Broadway Contemporary Series is bringing the musical to the… Read more »


Cirque Eloize's 'Rain' Twists Into the Imagination

December 12th, 2007

12/12/2007 12:22PM CST The Dallas Morning News Cirque Eloize’s ‘Rain’ twists into the imagination by Lawson Taitte ltaitte@dallasnews.com If you’ve been waiting for the new-style circus to blossom into high art, check out Cirque Éloize’s Rain. If there’s a circus in heaven, and Federico Fellini and Merce Cunningham got together to stage it, this might… Read more »